Concept of physical standard within the framework of bioethics

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The article analysis current concept of physical standard and its evolution. The concept of physical standard was influenced by Darwinism in the beginning of XXth century. It radically changed after The Second World War because of human rights organizations’ activity. Rights of patients were expanded. Criteria of medical norm became more flexible. They are formed not only by medical science but by cultural factors as well.

O V Savvina
Peoples’ Friendship University of Russia

Department of Ethics Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences

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