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Deontology, Medical Profession, Bioethics, Law, Informed Consent, Advance Directives
Today we need to redefine deontology and specifically medical deontology to better clarify its meaning and consequently its role.
This is a pressing task as deontology risks seriously to become marginal, being squeezed between law and bioethics.
There are elements that delineate the deontological profile in a unique and original way.
Starting from these elements, we will also illustrate some practical aspects.