The AMA Code of Medical Ethics has guidance to help physicians navigate the tricky terrain presented by genetic engineering.
Iatrogenic outcomes are particularly fraught in pediatrics, due to children’s inherent vulnerability as patients who typically lack decision-making authority.
The AMA Code of Medical Ethics has guidance to help physicians when they are raising funds for charity.
Many people with dementia can state their preferences, so clinicians are obliged to maintain patients’ roles as decision-makers.
Medical students and resident physicians are particularly vulnerable to moral distress, given the hierarchical nature of their training.