Ethics and Values in Clinical Practice: Whom Do They Help?

Gabel, Stewart
May 2011
Mayo Clinic Proceedings;May2011, Vol. 86 Issue 5, p421
Academic Journal
In this article the author discusses the significance of ethics and values in medical or clinical practice in the U.S. He remarks on the absence of standardized curriculum in medical ethics despite the common ethics courses offered in medical schools. He stresses the action of Joint Commission on the Accreditation of Health Care Organizations on showing the significance of ethical principles through the mission statement. He relates burnout to values and challenges of professionals.


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