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Hard recompense, unsuitable return For so much good, so much beneficience! But why should man seek glory, who of his own Hath nothing, and to whom nothing belongs But condemnation, ignominy, and shame-- Who, for so many benefits received, Turned recreant to God, ingrate and false, And so of all true good himself despoiled; Yet, sacrilegious, to himself would take That which to God alone of right belongs?
Every health worker justifies his role in the health industry by laying claim to the original ethical principles of Autonomy, Beneficience, Non-maleficence and Justice (1).
Mutual beneficience and reciprocity was the essence and spirit of the system.
Le refus d'une grossesse semble en ce sens constituer une extension du principe de la <<beneficience procreative>> (Procreative Beneficience) qui postule que les parents ont <<l'obligation morale de creer des enfants qui ont les meilleures chances d'avoir la meilleure vie>> (Savulescu et Kahane 2009).
Nonmaleficence is here only the consequence of beneficience. (9) The same for Pellegrino: "the primary obligation that unifies the theory of medical ethics is beneficence.
Beneficience. This concept means doing good, and incorporates an implied sense that there is an obligation to do good, that is, to benefit the subjects of research.
Health professionals are responsible for adhering to ethical principles in the care of their patients, such as beneficience (i.e., the obligation to benefit and contribute to optimum health for patients and communities) and nonmaleficience (i.e., the obligation to avoid harming patients and communities).
The principles most commonly used are those of beneficience, non-malificence, autonomy and justice (Johnstone 2004 p.37).
Euthanasia and assisted suicide present a dilemma for nurses, causing conflict between the patient's right to choose (autonomy), and the nurse's ethical duty of care based on the principles of beneficience (to do good) and nonmaleficence (to do no harm).
The four basic principles of bioethics (patient autonomy, principle of nonmaleficience, principle of beneficience, principle of justice) are unavoidably interconnected with spiritual values as well as religious ones that take precedence for every patient or culture and with each patient's own psychological adjustment.
State investment was so low a major source of funding for the treatment of mental illness continued to come from the national charity, the Society of Beneficience.
other misfortunes, may have a claim upon the aid and beneficience of society, on such principles that such persons may therein find employment and every reasonable comfort, and lose by their usefulness the degrading sense of dependence"); BOARD OF STATE CHARITIES OF INDIANA, THE INDIANA BULLETIN No.