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Islam and Medical Ethics

  • Iftikhar Ali Raja
  • M. R. Chaudhry
Conference paper
Part of the Acta Neurochirurgica Supplements book series (NEUROCHIRURGICA, volume 74)

Abstract

Medical science continues to make unparalleled advances in technology and skill, the balance between materialism and morality continues to shift towards the attainment of material gains. The other aspect, which continues to be neglected is ethics. Ethics simply, is the expression of human values. It speaks of human character and conduct, of the distinction between right and wrong and of one’s moral duty and obligations to the community as a whole. Medical ethics thus, pertains to the application of this philosophy in the field of medicine.

Keywords

Medical Ethic Brain Death Moral Sense Islamic Teaching Dead Person 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Iftikhar Ali Raja
    • 1
  • M. R. Chaudhry
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Neurosurgery, King Edward Medical CollegeGulberg HospitalLahorePakistan
  2. 2.Department of MedicineGulberg Hospital LahorePakistan

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