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Let children cry

Jon N Jureidini
Med J Aust 2015; 202 (8): 418. || doi: 10.5694/mja15.00062
Published online: 4 May 2015

In reply: Doctors have a duty to relieve suffering, but with qualifications: the target is overall, not immediate, suffering; and the primary injunction is to do no harm.

  • Jon N Jureidini

  • Critical and Ethical Mental Health research group, University of Adelaide, Adelaide, SA.


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