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Synonyms for beneficence

Antonyms for beneficence

doing good

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the quality of being kind or helpful or generous

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Beneficence versus justice in the context of public health
Beneficence refers to actions which promote the well-being of others.
In modern terms, writes Roberts, prudence means "taking care of yourself"; justice means "not hurting others"; and beneficence means "being good to others.
The principles of beneficence [5] and non-maleficence [6] also support the principle of patient autonomy concerning information about fees.
Dilemmas occur when two ethical principles conflict, such as veracity and beneficence.
Bowie has developed a body of work explicating what he calls "Kantian capitalism," addressing managerial ethics, moral motivation in business, corporate beneficence, meaningful work, and the natural environment.
As an observant Jew, I offer a prayer to God every morning that my daily bread comes through his beneficence and not a human hand so that I might retain my dignity.
There is a lovely summary of ethical principles and case studies that are developed to address each of the four ethics principles: autonomy, beneficence, fidelity, and justice.
One thing strikingly absent from her Diamond Jubilee celebrations was any publicly known beneficence from the Queen herself towards the British people.
Medical tourism has some benefits, but there are more problems with it and, as physicians, we have to keep in mind our basic principles of beneficence and non-maleficence.
Vanyo Sharkov and Hasan Ademov from arch-rivals rightist Blue Coalition and ethnic Turkish Movement for Rights and Freedoms united in an all-out rejection of euthanasia as going against the principles of beneficence in medicine.
The guiding principles are: (1) public beneficence, (2) responsible stewardship, (3) intellectual freedom and responsibility, (4) democratic deliberation, and (5) justice and fairness.
Medical decision-making is guided by the four bioethical principles of respect for autonomy, beneficence, non-maleficence and justice.
send one ch an inspirat Summer C Speaking anniversar 2004, the l am frequen me to start Camp in 1 to have som say about t the t simple WIN Speaking at the 10th anniversary of Barretstown in 2004, the late Paul Newman said; 'I am frequently asked what motivated me to start the first Hole in the Wall Camp in 1988, and, while I would like to have something noble and inspiring to say about the origins of the Camps, the simple truth of the matter that I wanted to acknowledge the role luck plays in everyone's life - the beneficence of it in the lives of many, such as myself, and the random brutality of it in the lives of others, particularly children, who might not have a lifetime to make up for it'.