Special Additional Introduction: Ethics and a Code of Ethics in Pharmacy Practice

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How should a pharmacist respond when a patient presents a prescription requesting dispensing of a medication the use of which clashes with the pharmacist’s personal beliefs? What should be the appropriate role of a pharmacist in a state where the legislature has authorized physicians to prescribe medications to hasten the death of a terminally ill patient? Should a pharmacist participate in preparing lawfully distributed medications to be used to carry out a court-ordered execution of a criminal?.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationDrugs, Ethics, and Quality of Life
Subtitle of host publicationCases and Materials on Ethical, Legal, and Public Policy Dilemmas in Medicine and Pharmacy Practice
Number of pages6
ISBN (Electronic)9781482204018
StatePublished - Jan 1 2021

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Publisher Copyright:
© 2016 by Taylor & Francis.

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Economics, Econometrics and Finance
  • General Business, Management and Accounting
  • General Social Sciences


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