Duty and healing: The lifework of Benjamin Freedman

Weijer, Charles
June 1997
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;06/01/97, Vol. 156 Issue 11, p1553
Academic Journal
Editorial. Discusses the early works of Benjamin Freedman, professor of medicine in the Biomedical Ethics Unit at the McGill University in Montreal. Work focused on challenging and clarifying the concepts of informed consent, surrogate decision-making and competency; Obligation of health care professionals to treat patients infected with HIV; Vision of the ethical analysis of clinical research.


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