Scientific article

La chirurgie plastique humanitaire en question

Published inAnnales de chirurgie plastique et esthétique, vol. 49, no. 3, p. 314-319
Publication date2004

Humanitarian plastic surgery has become very fashionable and more and more surgeons are attracted by this type of commitment. The authors remind here of the necessary conditions and limitations of these actions. The communicative action according to J. Habermas, which means a true partnership with the local health care specialists should be the only valid engagement.

  • Altruism
  • Communication
  • Cooperative Behavior
  • Developing Countries
  • Health Knowledge, Attitudes, Practice
  • Humans
  • International Educational Exchange
  • Interprofessional Relations
  • Medical Missions, Official/organization & administration
  • Models, Organizational
  • Philosophy, Medical
  • Reconstructive Surgical Procedures
  • Surgery, Plastic/education/organization & administration
Citation (ISO format)
MONTANDON, Denys, QUINODOZ, Pierre Dominique, PITTET CUENOD, Brigitte Maud. La chirurgie plastique humanitaire en question. In: Annales de chirurgie plastique et esthétique, 2004, vol. 49, n° 3, p. 314–319. doi: 10.1016/j.anplas.2004.03.012
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