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Memoir of an Accidental Ethicist

Kerry J Breen

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Australian Scholarly Publishing
05 July 2018
Memoirs; Medicine; Medical ethics & professional conduct
This is an insider's account of the regulation of the medical profession in Australia and key issues in medical ethics and professional conduct that continue to bedevil medical practice. As memoir, the story traces the unusual development of an accidental ethicist whose career was strongly influenced by serendipity. As social history, it traces changes in medical regulation that have led to an unsatisfactory national registration scheme. It identifies matters deserving closer attention including the influence of the pharmaceutical industry, the harm resulting from misconduct in medical research and from sexual misconduct, and the need for a no-fault compensation scheme for medical injury.
By:   Kerry J Breen
Imprint:   Australian Scholarly Publishing
Country of Publication:   Australia
Dimensions:   Height: 229mm,  Width: 152mm,  Spine: 15mm
Weight:   395g
ISBN:   9781925801224
ISBN 10:   1925801225
Pages:   268
Publication Date:   05 July 2018
Audience:   Professional and scholarly ,  Undergraduate
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active

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