oa South African Family Practice - Is the medical profession always justified in saving lives? : open forum
|Article Title||Is the medical profession always justified in saving lives? : open forum|
|© Publisher:||Medpharm Publications|
|Journal||South African Family Practice|
|Publication Date||Jan 2009|
|Pages||36 - 38|
|Keyword(s)||Medical profession and Saving lives|
Background: The aims and objective of this paper are to address controversial and contentious issues in Medical Practice which should be of universal interest to family practitioners.
Topics: The author reviews the Hippocratic Oath and its relevance to end-of-life decisions, abortion, renal dialysis and euthanasia.
Conclusion: The opinions expressed in the article are based on evidence and the author's opinion and will encourage lively emotional response from the readers in a multicultural South Africa
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