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The term ‘bioethics’ was used for the first time by Potter in 1970 and has completed its first twenty-eight years of existence (Potter, 1970, 1971). This term is coming of age, which explains why it is beginning to have a sufficiently mature and systematic doctrine behind it.

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Medical Ethic Distributive Justice Moral Duty American Hospital Association Imperfect Duty 
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