سال انتشار: ۱۳۸۴
محل انتشار: کنگره بین المللی اخلاق زیستی
تعداد صفحات: ۸
Waris Qidwai – Associate Professor , Family Medicine
Hafeez Qureshi – Senior Medical officer, Family Medicine
we have studied patient perceptions on bioethics at family practice clinic, Aga Khan University , Karachi. It was a Questionnaire based cross sectional survey and 420 patients were interviewed. Majority of the respondents were young and well educated and better placed socio-economically . we asked them about moral qualitiesexpected in a physician, their response to the death of a close relative dueto a physician’s negligence , artificial life support discontinuation, physician assisted suicide , concealing diagnoses from patients. Questions on cloning, patient autonomy , confidentiality, sickness certification andgifts by pharmaceutical industry for doctors were included.