By Arthur S M Lim
All through historical past, males have many times made judgments relating to their very own behavior and that in their fellow males. a few acts were judged to be correct or sturdy, whereas different acts were denounced as incorrect or evil. moral judgment in drugs, as in different components of lifestyles, is an try to distinguish among solid and undesirable behavior. This e-book relies on 3 lectures given via the writer because the clinical Director of Eye health center Singapura foreign. the 1st lecture used to be an deal with dropped at clinical undergraduates on the nationwide college of Singapore in 1975. the second one was once a Commonwealth clinical organization lecture brought a decade in the past. The 3rd was once a Singapore clinical organization lecture introduced in 1981. This quantity, emphasizing the foundations of clinical ethics, has been stored easy and short, and it really is was hoping that it'll make fascinating studying for either doctors and most of the people.
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P65 26 11/7/2007, 9:59 AM Perfection Good results are essential. p65 27 11/7/2007, 9:59 AM Perfection Doctors must have knowledge, skills and experience. p65 28 11/7/2007, 9:59 AM Perfection Experience does not mean that they have to be old. It means that doctors have to learn every procedure carefully, step by step, especially the complicated procedures, to attain perfect results. p65 29 11/7/2007, 9:59 AM Perfection Unfortunately, some young surgeons think that as soon as they seen or assisted in a surgical procedure once or twice, they can perform the operation effectively.
Some past philosophers, especially Hindus, even equate a good doctor to a god. p65 6 11/7/2007, 9:59 AM Good Doctor In general, a good doctor will act according to his moral conscience and will follow the ethical code, not because he has to, but because it is right. p65 7 11/7/2007, 9:59 AM Good Doctor A major concern of our students who aspires to take up doctoring these days, is what the future holds for medicine. I have often been asked about the prospects of doctors. p65 8 11/20/2007, 2:24 PM When I was a medical student, Singapore was a very poor country.
P65 16 11/7/2007, 9:59 AM What of Singapore? Singapore has become one of the world’s most advanced centers of commerce, finance, information technology, education, culture and communication. What of medicine? p65 17 11/7/2007, 9:59 AM What of Singapore? Once we have identified the best doctors, it would be wrong not to allow them a free hand to develop their skills to the maximum with little interference from administrators. p65 18 11/7/2007, 9:59 AM What of Singapore? The greatest attraction for our top specialists to excel is the opportunity to become even better.
Introduction to Medical Ethics: Patient's Interest First by Arthur S M Lim