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Dual Loyalty Conflict

When an army commander, prison warden, police chief or other superior gives a health care professional an order that conflicts with ethical practice.

Give an example of a serious dual loyalty conflict.

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Examples of Duel Loyalty Conflict

  • Doctor ordered to force feed prisoners against their consent.
  • Health insurance physician required to disallow claims for emerging therapies.
  • Researcher working for a drug company that minimizes disclosure of product risks.

See also Forum topic: Defining Dual Loyalty Conflicts