Hektoen International

A Journal of Medical Humanities

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  • The Citadel and the Dilemma: Medicine corrupted

    Simon Wein Petach Tikvah, Israel   Cover of The Citadel. Little, Brown & Company. Ethical behaviour of doctors is a timeless issue. A recent television investigation in Australia looked at legal but hardly ethical behaviour of doctors performing plastic surgery.1 Two books, a novel and a play written a century ago, remind us that problems…