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Title: African perspectives on ethics for healthcare professionals
Other Titles: Advancing Global Bioethics 13
Authors: Nortje, Nico 
Hoffmann, Willem. A 
De Jongh, Jo-Celene 
Keywords: Health Care;African;ethics;Health care professionals
Issue Date: 2018
Publisher: Springer
Source: Nortje, N., Hoffmann, W. A. & De Jongh (eds.), J. 2018. African perspectives on ethics for healthcare professionals. (in Advancing Global Bioethics 13). []
Abstract: The radiography profession is complex and presents multiple layers of possible ethical issues and dilemmas. This chapter presents some of the challenges faced by radiography practitioners in Africa and addresses selected ethical issues that capture the diversity of the countries on the continent from an African perspectives. The discussions in this chapter include the following: governance of imaging and therapeutic services within diverse socio-economic environments, equitable access, issues pertaining to inherent risks and harm from a regulatory perspective, matters related to justification of referrals and effective utilisation of imaging services
Description: Book chapter
ISBN: 978-3-319-93230-9
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