Images of war and medical ethics

Singh, Jerome A; DePellegrin, Tania L
April 2003
BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);4/12/2003, Vol. 326 Issue 7393, p774
Academic Journal
Comments on the use of images of war and medical ethics with regard to the U.S. war in Iraq. How the Iraqi Al-Jazeera news network displayed wounded victims of war without their consent; Expectation from patients for confidentiality, privacy, dignity, and autonomy; Rights of doctors to freedom of thought and belief; Suggestion that patients may be used as propaganda tools during war; How broadcasting images of prisoners of war is illegal under international law.


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