Cambridge Quarterly of Healthcare Ethics



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Participation in Torture and Interrogation: An Inexcusable Breach of Medical Ethics—A Call to Hold Military Medical Personnel Accountable to Accepted Professional Standards


PHILIP R.  LEE  a1 , MARCUS  CONANT  a2 , ALBERT R.  JONSEN  a3 and STEVE  HEILIG  a4
a1 Stanford University and University of California, San Francisco
a2 University of California, San Francisco
a3 California Pacific Medical Center, San Francisco, California
a4 San Francisco Medical Society, California and Cambridge Quarterly of Healthcare Ethics

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The profession of medicine has developed codes of ethical conduct for thousands of years. From the Hippocratic Oath of ancient Greece onward to modern times, a universal and central element of such codes has expressed the imperative that a physician shall “Do no harm.”



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