p. 11. Medical Ethics and Medical Practice
- G. T. Laurie, G. T. LaurieProfessor of Medical Jurisprudence at the University of Edinburgh
- S. H. E. HarmonS. H. E. HarmonHonorary Fellow in the School of Law at the University of Edinburgh
- and E. S. DoveE. S. DoveLecturer in Risk and Regulation at the University of Edinburgh
This chapter discusses the following: the ethical basis for the practice of medicine; the organisation of modern medicine; the importance of the relationship between the medical profession and the public; legal intervention in medicine; and the doctor’s position.