Medical ethics in the Islamic Republic of Iran
AbstractRecent trends in biomedical technologies have been associated with increasing discussion about ethical aspects of the new knowledge in many societies, including the Islamic Republic of Iran. Medical ethics has a long history in our country, and great Iranian physicians laid special emphasis on teaching and practising traditional ethics. In recent decades, great strides have been made in biomedical ethics, especially in the fields of education, research and legislation. We present a brief history of medical ethics in our country. Current activities and topics of future plans are also discussed
Larijani, B., Zahedi, F. & Malek Afzali, H. (2005). Medical ethics in the Islamic Republic of Iran. http://www.who.int/iris/handle/10665/117039
EMHJ - Eastern Mediterranean Health Journal, 11 (5-6), 1061-1072, 2005
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