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7) What do you comprehend by medical ethics? Discuss and also inspect its significance in the context of worsening patient-physician relationship in India.(250 words)

Topic:  Ethics and Human Interface: Essence, determinants and consequences of Ethics in human actions; dimensions of ethics; ethics in private and public relationships. Human Values – lessons from the lives and teachings of great leaders, reformers and administrators; role of family, society and educational institutions in inculcating values.

7) What do you comprehend by medical ethics? Discuss and also inspect its significance in the context of worsening patient-physician relationship in India.(250 words)

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Why this question:

The question is based on the theme of Medical ethics.

Key demand of the question:

One has to present an account on worsening patient-physician relationship in India, explain what Medical ethics is.

Directive:

DiscussThis is an all-encompassing directive – you have to debate on paper by going through the details of the issues concerned by examining each one of them. You have to give reasons for both for and against arguments.

Structure of the answer:

Introduction: 

Start by defining what you understand by Medical ethics.

Body:

Explain that Medical ethics deals with the right choices of conduct in the field of human health. It deals with the distinction between what is considered right or wrong at a given time in a given culture. Medical ethics is concerned with the obligations of the doctors and the hospital to the patient along with other health professionals and society.

Mention the issues concerning the doctor-patient relationship.

Explain how ethical conduct can improve this relationship.

Suggest solutions as to how these relations can be revived.

Conclusion:

Conclude that the doctor–patient relationship is one based on mutual trust and respect between the two parties thus it is important to keep the relations revived.