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Medical ethics rasti1

  1. 1. Principles of M.E. Ethical consideration when treating HIV patient Guidelines for patient`s unethical behavior Communicati on skills Medical Ethics Charge
  2. 2. Medical ethics is a system of moral principles that apply values and judgments to the practice of medicine.
  3. 3. Principles of medical ethics 1- Respect for autonomy : the patient has the right to refuse or choose their treatment. 2- Beneficence - act in the best benefit of the patient.
  4. 4. Principles of medical ethics 3- Non-maleficence : means to “do no harm.” the patient.
  5. 5. Principles of medical ethics 4- Justice (fairness and equality). A principle of fair and equal treatment for all.
  6. 6. Principles of medical ethics 5- Informed consent
  7. 7. Principles of medical ethics 6- Confidentiality
  8. 8. Communication Skills Verbal communication Non-verbal communication (body language)
  9. 9. Charge
  10. 10. Guidelines against person`s unethical behavior
  11. 11. Ethical consideration when treating HIV patient *Patient with Aids or who hiv +ve need to be treated with the same compassion and care that would be given to any Patient with life threating illness * it is unethical to refuse to treat a person who is HIV – AIDS inected.
  12. 12. A doctor who knows that the patient may endanger the health others has certain ethical obligations which include 1- persuading the patient to inform his or her partner(s) 2-notifing authorities if there is suspicion that the pt. will not inform others 3- as a last resort , notifying the patient`s partner(s)
  13. 13. Principles of M.E. Ethical consideration when treating HIV patient Guidelines for patient`s unethical behavior Communicati on skills Medical Ethics Charge
  14. 14. Thank you for listening 

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