Navigating individual and collective interests in medical ethics

Journal of Medical Ethics 2018;44:1-2.
Author: J Pugh
“In medical ethics, we are often concerned with questions that pertain predominantly to the treatment of a particular individual. However, in a number of cases it is crucial to broaden the scope of our moral inquiry beyond consideration of the individual alone, since the interests of the individual can come into conflict with the interests of the wider community.”
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