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Medical Ethics in India: Then and Now

  • Sunil K. Pandya
Conference paper
Part of the Acta Neurochirurgica Supplements book series (NEUROCHIRURGICA, volume 74)

Abstract

Indian tradition has always sheltered a multiplicity of beliefs and practices. It also reflects the astonishing variation in geography, language and culture across the Indian subcontinent.

Keywords

Medical Ethic Indian Medicine Active Euthanasia Spiritual Quest Astonishing Variation 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Sunil K. Pandya
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  1. 1.Department of NeurosurgeryJaslok Hospital & Research CentreMumbaiIndia

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