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    Philosophy/Biomedical Ethics
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    I've studied all areas of philosophy for nearly 30 years and taught it as a Professor of Philosophy since 2009. I specialize in philosophy of science, epistemology, philosophy of mind, ethics, biomedical ethics, and Greek philosophy.
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    Question on medical ethics in the private sector

    In emergency situations, implied consent is the current default standard. Part of the legal context for cases where consent can't be established is to ask whether or not the physician(s) acted upon good faith (i.e. had good intentions when they made their decision).