Definitions for "Beneficence"
The practice of doing good; active goodness, kindness, or charity; bounty springing from purity and goodness.
Ethical principle in the Belmont Report stating an obligation to protect people by not doing harm, maximizing benefits, and minimizing risks.
The ethical value that comes from doing good. See also: non-maleficence See also: suffering
The physician should be the patient's advocate under all circumstances. The patient's well-being should be placed above the physician's self-interest.
Keywords:  kind, quality, helpful, generous
the quality of being kind or helpful or generous