Addressing a pressing need in a rapidly changing health care environment, this resource book on medical ethics will be particularly relevant to young doctors and medical students exposed to a medical ethics course for the first time or those who would like to explore this area on their own. The topics include Doctor–Patient Relationship, Research Ethics, Emerging New Technologies, Public Health Ethics, Medical Errors and Medical Professional and Society. These are contextualized to an Indian setting and refer to Principles and Codes of Medical Ethics including the Indian Medical Council (Professional Conduct, Etiquette and Ethics) Regulations 2002 and other regulations wherever relevant.

Key Feature:-
1 Each chapter focuses on a single area in a simple narrative
2 Illustrative case reports and case studies of ethical dilemmas are provided with points for reflection/discussion
3 In step with the curriculum in medical ethics already established in several medical colleges
4 The chapters can be used to develop modules in a medical ethics program
5 Additional resources (titles of relevant films, readings and references) are provided

Table of Content:-
Chapter 1 Introduction to Medical Ethics 
Chapter 2 Principles of Medical Ethics 
Chapter 3 Codes of Medical Ethics 
Chapter 4 The Doctor–Patient Relationship
Chapter 5 Ethics at the Beginning of Life 
Chapter 6 Ethics at the End of Life 
Chapter 7 Research Ethics 
Chapter 8 Emerging Medical Technologies: Ethical Concerns 
Chapter 9 Ethics of Organ Donation 
Chapter 10 Public Health Ethics 
Chapter 11 Medical Errors and Negligence 
Chapter 12 The Medical Professional and Society 
Chapter 13 Publication Ethics 

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General Information  
Author(s)Olinda Timms
PublisherElsevier Science
Edition1st Edition 2016
Publish YearAugust 2016