TV medical dramas 'rife' with bioethical issues and breaches of professional conduct

Sunday, March 28, 2010 - 02:14 in Psychology & Sociology

A medical student and faculty directors from the Johns Hopkins Berman Institute of Bioethics analysed depictions of bioethical issues and professionalism over a full season of two popular medical dramas - 'Grey's Anatomy' and 'House, M.D.' - and found that the shows were 'rife' with ethical dilemmas and actions that often ran afoul of professional codes of conduct...

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