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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.

December 09, 2019

The legality of mandatory vaccination

Kushaan Dosajh
Vaccination in India has been carried out for the past 70 years and is seen as a major part of…

November 30, 2019

Ethics of electronic tagging of dementia patients

Pragya Lodha, Avinash De Sousa
Dementia is one of the most common neuropsychiatric disorders seen in old age with accompanying memory loss, aggressive behaviour, sleep…

November 28, 2019

Shining a light on the subtle industry courting…

Trudo Lemmens
Media reports abound on the corrupting influence of the pharmaceutical industry on healthcare practice. A voluminous academic literature also addresses…

November 25, 2019

Ethics-related guidelines for authors and article retractions: How…

Madhavi Bhargava, Vina Vaswani , Ravi Vaswani
Background: There has been an increase in research output from India, which in turn has led to an increase in…
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