Professional ethics in biomedical engineering practice and research.

TitleProfessional ethics in biomedical engineering practice and research.
Publication TypeConference Paper
Year of Publication2008
AuthorsMonzon, JE, Monzon-Wyngaard, A
Conference NameEngineering in Medicine and Biology Society, 2008. EMBS 2008. 30th Annual International Conference of the IEEE
Date Published05/08/2008
Publication Languageeng
ISBN Number1557-170X
Accession Number19163310
Keywordsas , Biomedical , Cooperation; , Engineering; , ethical , ethics , Ethics, , guidelines , Humans; , international , professional , Professional; , Research; , Responsibility; , Role; , SOCIAL , societies , Theory; , Topic;
AbstractThis paper discusses some guidelines for use with the accepted fundamental canons of ethics for engineers. The authors present some rules of practice and professional obligations emerging from these canons, and discuss basic recommendations for engineers dissenting on ethical grounds. The authors also discuss ethical issues related to biomedical engineering, and look at some cases that can be used for teaching ethics in the biomedical engineering curriculum.
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