- Words: 580
- Length: 2 Pages
- Topic: Medicine
- Paper #: 66082670
The patient would then have the autonomous right to demand antibiotics from the general practitioner.
Fourth, the dentist's preferred practice is not relevant in this dilemma and could not, for example, justify prescribing antibiotics where the potential negative consequences of their use outweighed their purpose. With respect to this principle, the combined application of principles 1 through 3 would override most concerns or rights arising in connection with Principle 4.