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Hong Kong Baptist University

1999

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人類遺傳學家的社會責任, Huan-Ming Yang Jan 1999

人類遺傳學家的社會責任, Huan-Ming Yang

International Journal of Chinese & Comparative Philosophy of Medicine

The advances of the world-wide Human Genome Project and other research in this field have led to the explosion of knowledge about our genes which are so widely and deeply involved in our lives. The knowledge and related technologies have already made a great impact on the whole society.

Science is only good when it is applied to the society in a proper way. Science has proved itself a double-edged sword. The sword is in the hands of the scientists who should be closely observed by the public. As human geneticists, we should be the best to know that genes ...


手術由誰簽字?--醫療行為中的家屬意見, Minsheng Fan Jan 1999

手術由誰簽字?--醫療行為中的家屬意見, Minsheng Fan

International Journal of Chinese & Comparative Philosophy of Medicine

The physician must obtain the patient's consent in order to make medical interference with the patient's body. For instance, the physician may not perform a surgical operation if the patient does not permit the operation. This is generally termed the practice of informed consent. However, there are different patterns of the practice of informed consent between the West and China. In the West the physician directly informs the patent and the patient signs the consent form for an operation. But in China the physician usually informs a family representative and the family representative signs the consent form. This ...