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Unformatted text preview: Lec. 6: Feb. 28 th Hippocratic Oath 400BC (There is a link on this in Virtual campus announcements) 1. Do no harm to the patient 2. Keep patient confidentiality 3. Do not administer a poison even if asked. Do not give women instruments to procure an abortion 4. Avoid impropriety, corruption or seduction (Behave yourself) 5. Dont perform surgery, leave it to surgeons Nuremberg Code (There is a link on this in Virtual campus announcements)- Crimes against humanity during war times- Refer to information given online 1. Voluntary consent of human subject is essential. Person must be well informed. 2. Any experiment conducted must yield fruitful results. 3. The treatment/experiment has to based on animal experimentation 4. Avoid all unnecessary physical and mental injury 5. Avoid death or disabling injury 6. The degree of risk shouldnt be greater than the importance of the experiment. There has to be balance. 7. Proper preparations should be made to protect the subject from possible injury, disability, or death. 8. Experiment should only be conducted only by scientifically qualified person. 9. The subject must be free to end the experiment at anytime during the treatment. 10. The doctor in charge of treatment must terminate the treatment if it is believe that it can harm the subject.- Political, social, and cultural context not associated with the Nuremberg code. Plague Doctor Mask (There is a link on this in Virtual campus announcements)- Picture: Long beak has herbs to protect doctor from illnesses....
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This note was uploaded on 12/18/2011 for the course HSS 2121 taught by Professor C.sethna during the Winter '11 term at University of Ottawa.
- Winter '11