سال انتشار: ۱۳۸۴

محل انتشار: کنگره بین المللی اخلاق زیستی

تعداد صفحات: ۸

نویسنده(ها):

Waris Qidwai – Associate Professor , Family Medicine
Hafeez Qureshi – Senior Medical officer, Family Medicine

چکیده:

We conducted a questionnaire based survey of 85 Family Physicians in Karachi, with regard to their perceptions on bioethics . the majority ofFamily Physicians were males, with mean age of 36.3 years, had minimal postgraduate qualifications and continuing medical education. We asked about moral duties of a physiciam, reaction in the event of the death of a close relative due to a doctor’s negligence and whetherdoctor is next to god. Questions were included on discontinuation of artificial life support, giving pfgifts by pharmaceutical companies to doctors, sickness certification, organ donation, human cloning concealing diagnosis and patient confidentially.