A code of bioethics for promoting biomedical engineering

TitleA code of bioethics for promoting biomedical engineering
Publication TypeConference Proceedings
Year of Publication2004
AuthorsMonzon, JE
Conference NameEngineering in Medicine and Biology Society, 2004. IEMBS '04. 26th Annual International Conference of the IEEE
Date Published1-5 Sept. 2004
Publication Languageeng
KeywordsBIOETHICS , Biomedical , code , ethical , professional
AbstractThe biomedical engineering profession is conceptually dynamic and its scope widens frequently to incorporate new disciplines and specialties. This paper presents a Code of Ethics which summarizes the broad scope of professional issues and responsibilities for biomedical engineers. Discussing the statements of such bioethical code has been instrumental in promoting the BME profession among high school and undergraduate students.
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