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Commentary: The Suicide Note
Cambridge Quarterly of Healthcare Ethics
  • Catherine A. Marco, Wright State University
Document Type
Article
Publication Date
10-1-2002
Abstract
Ethical dilemmas often arise when conflict exists. Examples of conflict creating an ethical dilemma may include conflict between two or more principles of bioethics, conflict arising from insufficient information available to discern the appropriate course of action, or conflict between two or more goals of medical interventions. The basic principles of bioethics (beneficence, nonmaleficence, autonomy, and justice) provide a framework for studying and applying bioethics. Difficulty arises when these principles are not easily addressed or when a clinical situation presents conflict between principles.
DOI
10.1017/S0963180102230182
Citation Information
Catherine A. Marco. "Commentary: The Suicide Note" Cambridge Quarterly of Healthcare Ethics Vol. 11 Iss. 4 (2002) p. 425 - 428 ISSN: 09631801
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/catherine_marco/40/