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Healthy RespectEthics in Health Care$
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R. S. Downie, K. C. Calman, Ruth A. K. Schröck, and Malcolm Macnaughton

Print publication date: 1994

Print ISBN-13: 9780192624086

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2009

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192624086.001.0001

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Individual and Group Responsibility

Individual and Group Responsibility

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(p.79) Chapter 6 INDIVIDUAL AND GROUP RESPONSIBILITY
Source:
Healthy Respect
Author(s):

R. S. Downie

K. C. Calman

Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192624086.003.0007

This chapter outlines the various senses of the term ‘responsibility’ and discusses the relationship between individual and group or team responsibility. Role responsibility is important in contributing to health. It is concluded that the responsibility for health is much wider than a medical responsibility and that community values are involved.

Keywords:   senses of responsibility, roles, group responsibility, community values

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