Commitments of medicine: reflections on the prayer of Maimonides

Isac Jorge Filho About the author

Science / Art millennial, medicine involves, by its nature, a strong commitment to basic principles of bioethics that are summarized in the pursuit of health and welfare of people and communities in their broadest sense. Such commitments may be more formal, such as obedience to the Codes of Ethics and Ethics; public, such as oaths, or consciousness, which are the prayers. The latter model is the Prayer of Maimonides, presented in this article.

Medical Ethics; Bioethics


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