- Words: 8575
- Length: 26 Pages
- Topic: Healthcare
- Paper #: 89886784
Medical Ethics and Decision Making
Do Doctors Need More Guidelines?
New Revolution in Ethics
In 1988, what many called the 'third revolution' in medical care came about (Dunevitz, 1999). The first revolution was after the Second World War, and this caused an explosion in the number of hospitals and doctors, as well as the research that went into the field (Dunevitz, 1999). Medicare and Medicaid were created and the field of medicine was