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The American medical ethics revolution : how the AMA's code of ethics has transformed physicians' relationships to patients, professionals, and society

Author: Robert Baker
Publisher: Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, 1999.
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"The American Medical Association enacted its Code of Ethics in 1847, the first such national codification. In this volume, a distinguished group of experts from the fields of medicine, bioethics, and the history of medicine reflect on the development of medical ethics in the United States, using historical analyses as a springboard for discussions of the problems of the present, including what the editors call "a  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
American medical ethics revolution.
Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, 1999
(OCoLC)607269216
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Baker
ISBN: 0801861705 9780801861703
OCLC Number: 41256351
Description: xxxix, 396 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. Setting the stage: moral philosophy, Benjamin Rush, and medical ethics in the United States before 1846 / Chester R. Burns --
2. The American Medical Ethics Revolution / Robert B. Baker --
3. The 1880s Rebellion against the AMA Code of Ethics: "Scientific Democracy" and the dissolution of orthodoxy / John Harley Warner --
4. The challenge of specialism in the 1900s / Rosemary A. Stevens --
5. Medical ethics and the media: oaths, codes, and popular culture / Susan E. Lederer --
6. One hundred fifty years later: the moral status and relevance of the AMA Code of Ethics / Edmund D. Pellegrino --
7. Professionalism and institutional ethics / Eliot Freidson. 8. Doctor, schmocter: practice positivism / Arthur Isak Applbaum --
9. Who should control the scope and nature of medical ethics? / Robert M. Veatch --
10. Medical ethics as a medical matter / Mark Siegler --
11. Professionalism and professional ethics / Alexander Morgan Capron --
12. Who needs physicians' professional ethics? / Stephen R. Latham and Linda L. Emanuel --
13. Codes visible and invisible: the twentieth-century fate of a nineteenth-century code / Charles E. Rosenberg --
14. Alternative medicine and the AMA / Paul Root Wolpe --
15. The challenge of serving both patient and populace / Christine K. Cassel --
16. The challenge of universal access to health care with limited resources / Robert M. Tenery Jr. 17. Future challenges to medical ethics and professional values / Albert R. Jonsen --
18. Can ethics help guide the future of biomedicine? / Arthur L. Caplan --
19. Bioethics in the developing world: national responsibilities and international collaboration / Florencia Luna --
20. Medical ethics and human rights: reflections on the fiftieth anniversary of the Nuremberg Code / George J. Annas --
Appendixes: A. Note to 1847 Convention / Isaac Hays --
B. Introduction to the 1847 Code of Ethics / John Bell --
C. Code of Ethics (1847) / John Bell and Issac Hays --
D. Principles of Medical Ethics (1903) / AMA --
E. Principles of Medical Ethics (1912) / AMA --
F. Principles of Medical Ethics (1957) / AMA --
G. Principles of Medical Ethics (1980) / AMA --
H. Fundamental elements of the Patient-Physician Relationship (1990/1994) / AMA Council on Ethical and Judicial Affairs --
I. Selected opinions and reports (Opinions 7.03 and 8.061; reports on "Financial Incentives and the Practice of Medicine" and "Sexual Misconduct in the Practice of Medicine") / AMA Council on Ethical and Judicial Affairs.
Responsibility: edited by Robert B. Baker [and others].
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