RESOLVING ETHICAL DILEMMA: AN APPLICATION OF A THEORETICAL MODEL

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Lubna Ghazal
Zulekha Saleem
Gulzar Amlani

Abstract

Human error can occur in any profession. Medical errors most commonly occur in a health care system, which may delay patient’s recovery and produce harm to patients. However, when a medical error occurs, it is challenging to inform the incident to patients and their family. Health care professionals follow a professional code of ethics to do well and not harm patients. Historically, many of these errors were not disclosed to patients but the trend for more open disclosure of medical errors to patients and their families is a mutually beneficial and welcomed change. 

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Ghazal, L., Z. Saleem, and G. Amlani. “RESOLVING ETHICAL DILEMMA: AN APPLICATION OF A THEORETICAL MODEL”. KHYBER MEDICAL UNIVERSITY JOURNAL, Vol. 6, no. 3, Nov. 2014, https://www.kmuj.kmu.edu.pk/article/view/13022.
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Medical Ethics
Author Biographies

Lubna Ghazal, Aga Khan University School of Nursing

Aga Khan University School of Nursing

Zulekha Saleem, Aga Khan University School of Nursing

Intructor School of Nursing

Gulzar Amlani, Aga Khan University School of Nursing

Instructor Aga Khan University School of Nursing

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