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Synonyms for beneficence

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doing good

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the quality of being kind or helpful or generous

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When duties of respect for autonomy and duties of beneficence appear to conflict, in my experience it is almost always possible to find a course of action that can fulfill both.
In simple words, this imposition violates the standards of justice, beneficence, and nonmaleficence as it treats publicly insured women differently from privately insured women.
Had the residents of Cumbria, Lancashire, and Yorkshire been content to rely on the beneficence of God, they wouldn't have known the storm was bearing down upon them until they felt the first rainfall on their faces.
Thalians beneficence has allowed us to build and integrate mental health services into the original parts of Operation Mend, which was surgery.
However, renaming is not a solution to colonialism--it can be a tool employed by settler governments to demonstrate their beneficence while continuing to deny communities land rights.
It is proposed that, in line with moral-cosmopolitan theorists, affluent nations have an obligation, founded in justice and not merely altruism or beneficence, to share the responsibility of the burden of public health implementation in low-income contexts.
This article hopes to illustrate these challenges using the ethical model which consists of autonomy, beneficence, nonmaleficence, and justice [sup][8] to allow clinicians to inform the decision of using placebos for the treatment of MDD in patients.
During our medical school days, we were given innumerable classes on medical ethics, patient beneficence and autonomy.
The goal of the symphonology model is to provide care based on six bioethical standards --autonomy, freedom, objectivity, self-assertion, beneficence and fidelity.
He puts much less weight on self-interest and highlights beneficence toward our fellow humans.
Bioethical principles require that doctors respect their patients' autonomy and apply the principles of beneficence, non-maleficence and fairness or justice.
According to B'Tselem, the Israeli Information Center for Human Rights in the Occupied Territories, "Israel treats Palestinian residents of East Jerusalem as immigrants who live in their homes at the beneficence of the authorities and not by right.
Most codes center around general ethical principles, such as beneficence (doing what is in the best interests of the person), justice (being fair), non-maleficence (doing no harm), veracity (being honest), and the aforementioned autonomy.
The company significantly emphasized that they were holding onto their shares because of its long-term investment plan and due to the beneficence of the organization.
The Zayed Future Energy Prize, for example, a part of the ADSW, is a beneficence that promotes eco-friendly ideas across the world by funding start-ups in schools and corporates.