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The Ethics of Codes of Ethics

O'Rourke, Kerrie Jean


Medical codes of ethics have long been understood as social contracts and have evolved in the way they are developed in some countries to reflect this, through regular consultation processes and periodic updates. If the medical code of ethics is breached, then attention often turns to those who breach the code rather than to a search for some inadequacy of the code that failed to change behaviour. By contrast, business codes of ethics are developed for...[Show more]

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Date published: 2017
Type: Thesis (PhD)
DOI: 10.25911/5d666292c376e


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