Ethics10 - performing the procedure is something he would not be able to live with because he does not feel that doing it would be giving this

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HW #10 The main reason Schwartz’s provides to support his view is that autonomy  supports the physicians decision and I also feel that this would be violating the  rule of harming none since the procedure is medically unnecessary and will  cause harm to the patient.  I agree with Schwartz that it is morally permissible for  the surgeon to refuse amputating the patients arm because it is obvious that 
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Unformatted text preview: performing the procedure is something he would not be able to live with because he does not feel that doing it would be giving this patient the best possible care possible. Doctors always have the right to deny doing a procedure if they feel that the cost to the patient is too great and are not comfortable doing it....
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This note was uploaded on 04/07/2008 for the course PHIL 101 taught by Professor Lebowitz during the Fall '07 term at UMass (Amherst).

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