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medical ethics

[′med·ə·kəl ′eth·iks]
(medicine)
Principles and moral values of proper medical conduct.
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patients is very high but doctors have to stick to medical ethics and professionalism at all times," she said.
Dr Wouter Basson was charged with violating this medical ethics norm during the time he was in the military working with Project Coast and Delta G, specifically by 'leading a process where chemical substances for warfare were manufactured, weaponized and provided for use in combat, kidnapping and suicide'.
That makes this book - a medical ethics book directed squarely at the lay audience of patients and their families confronted by highly complex and difficult medical procedures and issues, such as transplantation or life-and-death decisions--a one of a kinds.
Interestingly, despite being aware of medical ethics, the survey showed 91 per cent of the respondents didn't follow them.
Adopted in 1948 by the World Medical Association, and undergone a series of amendments in 1968, 1983 and 1994, the Declaration of Geneva has been regarded as the most important guidelines in the field of medical ethics.
Speaking on the occasion, Provincial Minister said that laws have been made for medical ethics but the parliamentarians would have to get out of their corridors and take practical measures for its implementation.
challenges medical ethics by stressing the incompatibility of the Hippocratic approach with today's medical practice and ethics.
American physicians have not widely criticized medical policies at the Guantanamo Bay detainment camp that violate medical ethics.
Hippocratic, Religious, and Secular Medical Ethics delineates the many competing voices that become evident in a conflict over hospital policy or medical practice, offering several different ethical frameworks, among them those dealing with human rights.
Addressing a conference on medical ethics, Karzai said Afghanistan was the most backward country of the world in the field of medicine and many Afghans travelled abroad for medical treatment.
The body said it was in breach of article 13 of the medical ethics code, which states: "A doctor must be aware of the repercussions his views can have on the public.
Joseph's, he sought additional information from hospital officials, his medical ethics committee, the National Catholic Bioethics Center and others; in other words, he practiced due diligence.

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