Ethical Issues in the Management of Cerebrovascular Disease
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Medical ethics, as a scholarly and applied discipline, is concerned with the morality of behavior in medical matters. The field of cerebrovascular disease is a worthy paradigm of medical ethical issue. Victims, whether they be patients or their families, are vulnerable, and the ethical virtues of kindness, understanding, compassion, mercy, and justice are badly needed. A variety of hypothetical ethical scenarios faced by the physician are discussed in this article in addition to four actual patient studies with commentary.

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