Archive for 'medical ethics'

Medical Malpractice in Pennsylvania Expects Change

Posted on21. Feb, 2009 by .

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Paul Justice asked: Despite the current conditions that American face today, Pennsylvania is expecting change. This change is coming from the way that businesses do business with one another and how industries interact with one another. This change comes from the recent events that have been sweeping our nation at a increased rate. In order […]

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The Dilemma of Nanotechnology – Science Vs. Ethics

Posted on10. Feb, 2009 by .

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Tatiana Velitchkov asked: What is Nanotechnology and why should I care about it? Nanotechnology, referred to commonly as molecular manufacturing, is making huge strides within scientific and government communities. Despite its growth and the potential impact it will have on society at large, too little emphasis has been placed on the ethical considerations of nanotechnology […]

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Questionable Medical Practices

Posted on01. Feb, 2009 by .

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Dr. Johnson C. Philip asked: Natural science and technology has made enormous progress in the past few centuries, and this has been possible only because of experimentation.  Men everywhere, in their quest to understand the world better, have subjected every conceivable  process to experimentation and possible modification.  This has brought us numerous blessings in the […]

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Hirer Beware! Do’s and Don’ts for Hiring in the Medical Field

Posted on30. Jan, 2009 by .

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John Burke asked: When I first started doing office management, I had a lot of problems finding good employees. It seemed like the people I was hiring could do the work, but had the wrong attitude. According to a new article in the Medical Group Management Association’s newsletter, I was using the wrong criteria: “You […]

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Medical Industry Based on Risk Causing Monetary Losses and Medical Malpractice in Manhattan

Posted on22. Jan, 2009 by .

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Paul Justice asked: With all of the recent product contaminations in the last year, consumers must be aware that this type of behavior is only getting worse. Regulations and safety standards are not being as emphasized, as we would like them too. The sector of a business that deals with best practices and ethical decision-making […]

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Ethics And Legality Of Organ Transplants

Posted on12. Dec, 2008 by .

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Chris Chew asked: One of the greatest achievements in medical science is organ transplant surgery. People who have failing organs and are doomed to die can now be given a new lease on life by the generosity of organ donors who are giving part of their own bodies to save or enhance the lives of […]

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Legal And Ethical Issues Of Organ Transplants

Posted on04. Jan, 2007 by .

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Chris Chew asked: One of the greatest achievements in medical science is organ transplant surgery. People who have failing organs and are doomed to die can now be given a new lease on life by the generosity of organ donors who are giving part of their own bodies to save or enhance the lives of […]

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Mental Health Ethics: Euthanasia

Posted on01. Jan, 2007 by .

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Pedro Gondim asked: Euthanasia (Greek: ????????? – ?? “good”, ??????? death”), according to the Penguin Dictionary of Psychology, is described as the “easy and painless death or the means for producing one. Advocated by many for those suffering from intractable pain that accompanies the terminal stages of many incurable diseases. A distinction worth noting (in […]

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So Who Do You Believe? Pharmaceutical Ethics

Posted on01. Jan, 2007 by .

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Dr Karen asked: There are various reasons why many people are skeptical about taking prescribed medications. Some believe that there are just too many chemicals in them and would prefer a more natural approach. Others feel that prescribed drugs are being used too freely. What many people have not considered though is the fact that […]

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The Facts Regarding Ethical Issues with Alternative Therapies

Posted on31. Dec, 2006 by .

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Martin Richfield asked: No matter what the ailment, condition, or disease, every patient has the right to choice regarding the treatment, even if this means not taking treatment that could be life saving. There are always concerns with having any treatment or taking any medications. Ethical issues with alternative therapies do not necessarily have to […]

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Ethical Principles in Clinical Research

Posted on27. Dec, 2006 by .

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Raghav asked: Ethical principles in clinical research   Clinical research is defined as trials that evaluate an investigational drug, biological, or medical device on patients in a strictly, scientifically controlled setting in order to test the safety and efficacy of an experimental entity. Clinical research involves controlled use of humans in medical experiments.  As clinical […]

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Take a Look at the Issue of Ethics and Medicine

Posted on24. Dec, 2006 by .

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mahendra asked: The issue of ethics and medicine is very difficult to raise, greatly by Dr S G Kabra, who is a medical practioner, is unusual in that he is very consistently giving a look at the anomalies in the medical profession. In “Medicine Deranged”, he looks at the process through which the public health […]

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Ethics against Alternative Medicines Not Necessarily Reasonable

Posted on07. Dec, 2006 by .

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Martin Richfield asked: Ethics can be defined as a philosophical mentality of right conduct and good living. Ethics in medicine are typically about what is appropriate practice and inappropriate practice. It defines specifics about what is allowed in the workplace, in the profession, and with clients. However, the medical field is in fact, a business. […]

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Health Care Ethics: Paramount To Good Health Care

Posted on06. Dec, 2006 by .

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Roland Jefferson III asked: This interesting article addresses some of the key issues regarding health care ethics. A careful reading of this material could make a big difference in how you think about health care ethics. You can see that there’s practical value in learning more about medical care management. Can you think of ways […]

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