Friday, April 8, 2011

Medical Oaths Less of a Moral Compass

Kevin B. O'Reilly
American Medical News
April 1, 2011

Physicians who said religion is important were more likely to say that their medical school oath was influential than were less-religious doctors. When asked to list influential sources of medical ethical guidance, more than 90% of the surveyed physicians said their "personal sense of wrong and right" helps guide their practice.


Medical oaths less of a moral compass for physicians, American Medical News, April 1

Religion and Medicine: Compatible?, Farr Curlin, MD and John Lantos, MD, The Bioethics Channel



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