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A doctor’s dilemma: clash between duty and personal values
 

A doctor’s dilemma: clash between duty and personal values

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The Hippocratic Oath is a solemn pledge taken by doctors upon being admitted as a fully registered medical practitioner. The oath is taken to be a representation of the ideals of medical practice. However, these ideals may sometimes clash with the personal values held by doctors.
 
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30 Dec 2016 - General
 
We are always taught to perform what is ideal whenever possible. However, when there is a situation like what have mentioned e.g. abortion where the life of the expectant mothers are at risk we have to choose what is the most beneficial. It is also g...
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I've read about a similar topic in the field of pharmacy, for example, dispensing pills that could be abortifacients. There are a lot of instances when medical professionals have to do procedures or actions that are in conflict with moral and eth...
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Practicing your profession sometimes will greatly deal about what is ideal or what is realistic in the present situation. You may be equipped with all those philosophies and theories in the field but sometimes it is being influenced depending on the ...
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