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- 1 Why a New Approach to Medical Ethics Is Needed: The Argument
- 2 The Distinctive Ethics of Medicine
- 3 Medicine’s Core Responsibilities
- 4 The Commitment to Science
- 5 Duties of Behavior Toward Patients
- 6 Duties to Respect Patients’ Autonomy and Assess Capacity
- 7 Medicine’s Commitment to Truth
- 8 Commitments to Fellow Professionals
- 9 Why Trustworthy Stewardship Requires Justice
- 10 Why Doctors Must Develop a Doctorly Character
- 11 Resolving Moral Dilemmas
- 12 Problems with Doctors Invoking the Best Interest Standard
- 13 Professional Responsibility and Conscientious Objection
- 14 Concluding Thoughts