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The Doctor’s Dilemma: Is It Ever Good to Do Harm?

February 10, 2017

(The Guardian) – Medical knowledge changes swiftly, and technological changes make new and expensive investigations and treatments possible that were only theoretical a few years ago. Life has been extended in length, but not in quality, and the debates about end?of?life decisions show us how much the notion of a “good life” is bound up with the absence of disease, illness and suffering.

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