oa South African Family Practice - Is the medical profession always justified in saving lives? : open forum

Volume 51, Issue 1
  • ISSN : 2078-6190
  • E-ISSN: 2078-6204



: The aims and objective of this paper are to address controversial and contentious issues in Medical Practice which should be of universal interest to family practitioners.

: The author reviews the Hippocratic Oath and its relevance to end-of-life decisions, abortion, renal dialysis and euthanasia.
: The opinions expressed in the article are based on evidence and the author's opinion and will encourage lively emotional response from the readers in a multicultural South Africa

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