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Scaling ethics up and down: moral craft in clinical genetics and in global health research.

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This paper engages with the question of what it is to 'do good medical ethics' in two ways. It begins with an exploration of what it might mean to say that health professionals practise good medical ethics as part of practising good ethical medicine. Using the example of the Genethics Club, a well-established national ethics forum for genetics professionals in the UK, the paper develops an account of moral craftsmanship grounded in the concepts of shared moral commitments and practices, moral...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Nuffield Department of Population Health
Sub department:
Population Health
Role:
Author
Publisher:
BMJ Publishing Group
Journal:
Journal of medical ethics More from this journal
Volume:
41
Issue:
1
Pages:
134-137
Publication date:
2015-01-01
DOI:
EISSN:
1473-4257
ISSN:
0306-6800
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
pubs:502505
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uuid:04f9ff14-0008-4aae-9bb6-6a9ab3d111aa
Local pid:
pubs:502505
Source identifiers:
502505
Deposit date:
2015-01-16

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