Bioethics and armed conflict: Mapping the moral dimensions of medicine and war

Michael L. Gross

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Abstract

Medical ethics in times of war are fundamentally different from those in times of peace. War brings military and medical values into conflict, often overwhelming other moral obligations, such as a doctor's charge to relieve suffering, in the face of military necessity.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)22-30
Number of pages9
JournalHastings Center Report
Volume34
Issue number6
DOIs
StatePublished - 2004

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Health(social science)
  • Philosophy
  • Health Policy
  • Issues, ethics and legal aspects

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