Ethics and business

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Edition V09N03 | Year 2015 | Editorial Editorial | Pages 6 to 7

Waldemar D, Polido

“Nowadays, when Brazil’s economic and financial situation is not the best, we see daily – in the radio, newspaper, TV and internet news – the disastrous sum of incorrect ethical attitudes of the people involved with public positions, in exchange for financial advantages. Recently, we have also seen in all news sources the indiscriminate and overpriced use, as well as over-reporting of medical treatments, especially in areas involving prostheses and orthotics (high cost material): due to the high profitability of using these materials, there was an ethically incorrect practice involving health professionals, companies representing materials, hospitals, and health care providers…”

Polido WD. Ethics and business. Dental Press Implantol. 2015 July-Sept;9(3):6-7. DOI: http://dx.doi. org/10.14436/2358-2553.9.3.006-007.edt

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