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IJME OCT-DEC 2019

Stretching the limits?

This issue has an energetic discussion on whether bioethics guidelines in a conflict zone are “an esoteric philosophical exercise for academics sitting in comfortable conference rooms” or can be muscular…

The Indian Journal of Medical Ethics is peer reviewed and indexed in Medline, The Philosopher's Index, Scopus and other databases.

January 25, 2020

Ethics and law in maternal-foetal surgery

Ben Wilkinson
Herein I provide a reflection on the ethical and moral complexities that surround foetal surgery. Foetal surgery is an ethically…

January 21, 2020

The ethical responsibility of healthcare providers to advise…

Shalini Garg, V Raman Kutty
There is clear evidence of a link between health and physical activity (PA). PA is universally prescribed as a primary…

January 14, 2020

Minor gifts from pharmaceutical companies to doctors: A…

Ekaterina Avituv Frenkel , David Israeli, Azgad Gold, David Serfaty, Rael D Strous
Pharmaceutical companies in countries that have community-oriented models of healthcare, unlike other countries with highly privatised healthcare systems, such as…

January 07, 2020

Medical ethics in laboratory medicine: A review, with…

Swarupa Bhagwat , Sanjay A Pai
The basic tenets of medical ethics are: autonomy of the patient, beneficence, non-maleficence and justice. These are usually interpreted in…
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