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A Comparison of Doctors, Practice Based On Medical Ethics through TheirStudents and Patients Opinions

(2014) A Comparison of Doctors, Practice Based On Medical Ethics through TheirStudents and Patients Opinions. Advances in Environmental Biology,.


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Background: medical care is a critical need among unhealthy human beings and the main task of a health Care Provider is defined in a moral context in which a sound ethical relationship will lead them to serve their patients respectfully. Objective: The purpose of This a descriptive –analytic study is the evaluation and comparison of students, and patients, viewpoints regarding to different aspects of medical ethics(Autonomy, Secrecy, Benefiting, and doing no harm) considered by medical doctors in Shahid Mohammadi Hospital, Bandar Abbas, Iran. Two groups of students and patients have been contributed in this study responding to a questionnaire including different aspects of medical ethics. Results: Descriptive and correlation results were provided through performing statistical tests such qui square and non parametric methods and T student tests. According the results of this study, for “autonomy” , and ““Secrecy” , there are significant differences between patients and students viewpoints regarding to doctors ethical practice. On the other hand for “Benefiting” and “Doing no harm” there is no significant difference between patients and students in their viewpoint regarding to doctors, ethical practice. Conclusion: Although physicians and other medical and health care providers often face ethical challenges, many of them consider ethics to be a concept pertaining to the avoidance of harm. In this study the concept of medical ethics has been evaluated.

Item Type: Article
Keywords: medical ethic, autonomy, secrecy, benefiting, harm
Subjects: WA Public Health > WA 900-950 Statistics. Surveys
Divisions: Research Vice-Chancellor Department > Social Determinants in Health Promotion Research Center
Depositing User: مركز تحقيقات عوامل اجتماعی درارتقا سلامت خليج فارس

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