Archive for February, 2009

Ethics And Medical Missions

Sunday, February 1st, 2009 |

  Unprecedented numbers of health care professionals are volunteering their services in poorer nations. But their altruistic motives are often quickly tempered by the reality of novel and daunting questions connected with very limited resources, and further complicated by unfamiliar cultural context. For example:   • Is it acceptable to diagnose a person’s hypertension, but […]