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    Ethical principle of beneficence

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    Please provide an explanation of the ethical principle 'beneficence'.

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    The ethical principle of beneficence describes the idea of "do no harm." Whether in a research environment or in a clinical setting, this holds true. In a research setting, your study design would ensure that the benefit to the participant is greater than any harm done. This is generally ...

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    This solution discusses the idea of "beneficence" in healthcare ethics and provides an example of how this can be difficult to fulfill.