Bioethics: Implications for medical practice and deontologic and legal standards in Brazil
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This article analyzes moral issues involving professional ethics in Brazil and provides appropriate up-to-date references to Brazil's Code of Deontology (1984), Code of Medical Ethics (1988), and civil and criminal codes. The analysis considers various trends that have emerged as a result of recent medical advances and discusses bioethical issues in the areas of family planning, abortion, medical research on human subjects, euthanasia, transplants, and professional confidentialityAvailable in Spanish in Bol. Oficina Sanit. Panam 108(5/6):512-23, 1990
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