Chapter 5 Ethics Vocabulary

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Code of Ethics
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A guide for interactions between members of a specific profession (such as physicians) and the public
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Ethics
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Societal principles of conduct that people or groups of people adopt as guidelines for personal behavior
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Medical Ethics
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A field of study that evaluates the decisions, conduct, policies, and social concerns of medical activities
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Morals
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Values that help a person define right (what a person ought to do) versus wrong (what a person out not to do)
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Primum Non Nocere
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Latin for \”first, do no harm\”
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Unethical
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Conduct that does not conform to approved standards of social or professional behavior

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