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Virtue ethics: Beyond moral theory

Karen Koch, Colin N Menezes

Abstract


In December 2013, a 52 year old man and a practising Jehovah’s Witness  was admitted to Chris Hani Baragwanath Hospital (CHBAH), Soweto, Johannesburg. This is the third largest hospital in the world, providing medical services to a community of more than one million local residents.1 It has the busiest internal medicine unit in South Africa with 833 beds and a staff comprised of 133 doctors.2

 


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Karen Koch, Department of Internal Medicine, Chris Hani Baragwanath Academic Hospital, Soweto, South AFrica

Colin N Menezes, Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Internal Medicine, Chris Hani Baragwanath Academic Hospital, Soweto, South Africa

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South African Journal of Bioethics and Law 2015;8(2):48-49. DOI:10.7196/SAJBL.434

Article History

Date submitted: 2015-10-06
Date published: 2015-11-26

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