TITLE

Images of war and medical ethics

AUTHOR(S)
Singh, Jerome A; DePellegrin, Tania L
PUB. DATE
April 2003
SOURCE
BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);4/12/2003, Vol. 326 Issue 7393, p774
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
9553720

 

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