Tag: "ethics" at medical news
What happens when Medications go wrong?
... mishaps. This opens up a Pandora’s box on medical ethics
and the matter assumes monstrous proportions if the unwitting error happens to be a fatal one. Two types of products — insulin and the anticoagulants heparin and warfarin — were most often linked to medication errors during the study period. ...
Debate Rages over firing of HIV infected health care workers
...tients. But the matter is snowballing into a major ethics
issue and Waddell has moved a higher court and is seeking justice! "The fact that very reputable professional organizations are concerned about science and the integrity of their positions takes away the notion that this is just a self-interested pa...
FDA's control is inherently weak
...where research takes place overseas, what level of ethics
review exists, how foreign researchers recruit participants or how many patients are taking experimental medicines....
Relief of pain for suffering patients
A medical ethics
group in Canada is trying to clarify the guidelines for giving dying patients pain relief. Most people dread the prospect of dying in pain, more than death itself. //But sometimes doctors hesitate to give the amount of painkiller needed for fear of a...
New standards for Human Research Safety
...nderstand the risks of research, and what kinds of ethics
education researchers receive. The program would include hospitals, academic medical centers and other facilities who would volunteer to have their research methods evaluated for accreditation by the health care groups. A fee would be charged for acc...
Doctors Warned by IMA Against Treating Maoist from Nepal
...ence between the state police and them. As per the ethics
code of doctors they cannot refuse treatment to anyone and this has resulted in some of these Nepalese Maoist being treated by them. At present there are four doctors facing serious charges and two are in jail for treating the Maoists. The vice-p...
Stem cells form blood vessels
...h into uses for stem cells despite debate over the ethics
of using the cells. The new development is reported in Tuesday's online issue of Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. Dr. John Gearhart of the Hopkins School of Medicine felt that the research was a nice illustration of how stem cells ca...
US Senate Votes against Testing of Pesticide on Humans
...ic health protections have affirmed the safety and ethics
of human data studies,’ the group said in its statement. An alternative amendment, sponsored by Republican Senator Conrad Burns, also passed the senate by a vote of 57 to 40. That version would allow the EPA to use third party human tests in licens...
Organ Scandals Compensation And The Aftermath
...courts there is a moot question which arises is of ethics
and preventions of recurrences of such incidents It is profoundly distressing that in a country like the UK if such scandals breaking at regular intervals less said about the developing world where poverty is the norm . The arguments and the c...
Indian Doctor in World's 65 'caring' doctors
...untries who best reflect the principles of caring, ethics
and science, said an IMA statement Saturday. Dr.Malik has been bestowed with B.C. Roy national award and has organized free health check-ups and treatment camps under the National Health Foundation, a charity trust. He also spearheaded a movement ag...
Face transplant woman has new graft
... and a film of the operation. As the row over the ethics
of the transplant escalated, it emerged that Isabe...he fees of the agency distributing his work. The ethics
of the face transplant continue to divide France, despite much goodwill towards Miss Dinoire, whose ...
Human neurons grown in the brains of mice
...ch argue that more attention should be paid to the ethics
and potential dangers of cutting-edge biomedical r...l design was approved in advance by an independent ethics
review board sponsored by the Salk Institute. Mice are routinely bred with human immune systems, ...
Scientist Calls Upon Media To Retract His Work
...been swirling for weeks about the authenticity and ethics
of the research. Last month, Hwang admitted to ethical violations in obtaining the human eggs used in creating 11 stem cell lines. On 16 December 2005 he and fellow lead author Gerald Schatten, an American, submitted a letter to the magazine saying...
Should Sale Of Organ Be Legalized?
...lks, chairman of the British Medical Association's ethics
committee was against the idea of making the whole issue legal. He said that it would exploit the third world countries resulting in an uncontrollable global market for selling of organs. Inspite of this the other alternative suggested was an inc...
Medical Ethics Violated By Prison Officials In Guantanamo Bay
...ons. When doctors join the military, their medical ethics
should not change. Medical personnel should not participate in any procedures harmful to the patient,' said Leonard Rubinstein, executive director of Physicians for Human Rights. The US officials have declined the use of any coercive attempts while...
Reminiscences of Chief Justice’s Call for Quality Medical Educatio
...d upon the medical fraternity to always uphold the ethics
of their profession and ensure the availability of medical treatment to the common man. He also added that if the doctors exercise some amount of restraint in advising the patients to undergo certain clinical tests in diagnosing diseases the cost of ...
Catholic Church and Abortion.
...ts// who request abortions or contraceptives. The ethics
and code of the Congregation for the Doctrine of t...nces of opinion" had emerged about how the code of ethics
applied to areas such as referrals for direct abortion and contraception, particularly for the morni...
China Issues New Legislation To Ban Human Organ Trade
...fficient management system and an in-house medical ethics
committee can apply for registration. Medical in...those responsible would be punished. The medical ethics
committee of the hospital would have to undertake a discussion about all the potential transplants a...
Hiring Trained Professionals from Developing Country Should Be Stopped
...care. Hence to prevent one from crossing the limit ethics
are essential during the recruitment processes. They set a standard code that no active recruitment will take place from developing countries which should be meticulously followed by all international recruitment. ...
Plan for Death, Health Center Advises People
...azes me," she said. The Institute has a biomedical ethics
committee of doctors, nurses, clergy and others to...opinion on the issue. That case brought biomedical ethics
to the forefront of medicine and Simpson's institute hopes to advise people on some of these questio...
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