Essays about: "non-maleficence"

Found 5 essays containing the word non-maleficence.

  1. 1. Arguments for and against palliative sedation : - an ethical reflection

    University essay from Örebro universitet/Institutionen för medicinska vetenskaper

    Author : Tove Åström; [2019]
    Keywords : palliative sedation; euthanasia; autonomy; beneficence; non-maleficence;

    Abstract : Introduction: Palliative sedation is the use of sedatives to lower the alertness for symptomcontrol, when suffering is otherwise uncontrollable. Its role in palliative care is frequentlyargued, with both proponents and opponents. READ MORE

  2. 2. Why you should care: Ethical AI principles in a business setting : A study investigating the relevancy of the Ethical framework for AI in the context of the IT and telecom industry in Sweden

    University essay from Högskolan i Jönköping/IHH, Företagsekonomi; Högskolan i Jönköping/IHH, Företagsekonomi; Högskolan i Jönköping/IHH, Företagsekonomi

    Author : Beatrice Hugosson; Donna Dinh; Gabriella Esmerson; [2019]
    Keywords : Artificial Intelligence; ethical principles; AI ethics; ethical framework for AI;

    Abstract : Background: The development of artificial intelligence (AI) is ever increasing, especially in the telecom and IT industry due to its great potential competitive advantage. However, AI is implemented at a fast phase in society with insufficient consideration for the ethical implications. READ MORE

  3. 3. Physician Assisted Suicide - Ethically Defendable or Not? : A Qualitative Ethical Analysis

    University essay from Örebro universitet/Institutionen för medicinska vetenskaper

    Author : Maria Vangouver; [2019]
    Keywords : Physician assisted suicide; ethics; autonomy; beneficence; non-maleficence; dignity; justice.;

    Abstract : Introduction: Physician assisted suicide (PAS) is the process where the patient terminateshis/her life with the aid of a physician who provides a prescription for lethal medication thatthe patient self-administers in order to commit suicide. PAS is practiced in several countriesand is now gaining support in Sweden. READ MORE

  4. 4. Critical analysis of the Pakistan Medical Dental Council Code and Bioethical Issues

    University essay from Linköpings universitet/Centrum för tillämpad etik

    Author : Fouzia Kazim; [2007]
    Keywords : medicine; ethics; paternalism; islam; autonomy; dignity;

    Abstract : Medical paternalism is a common practice in Pakistan, it can be justified on the principles of beneficence and non-maleficence in certain clinical situations but in the research medicine it can pose many ethical implications.Islam is a communitarian religion but it provides full autonomy to the competent individuals. READ MORE

  5. 5. Hospitals Without Consulting Rooms : An Ethical Assessment of Physician-Patient Relationshop in Medical Internet

    University essay from Linköpings universitet/Centrum för tillämpad etik

    Author : Alexander Obinna Oparaji; [2006]
    Keywords : : Ethics; Medical Internet; Moral; Patient; Physician; Principles; Relationship; Responsibility; Virtuality;

    Abstract : The physician -patient relationship is fundamental to medical and healthcare practice. It is value laden. The practice of medicine and healthcare in the traditional sense accentuates a fecund doctor-patient communication. This is considered a necessary step for a proper diagnosis towards an attendant fruitful prognosis. READ MORE