Ethics Governing Medical Negligence in Clinical PracticeHizbullah Khan, Neelam Saleem Punjani* and Sahreen Malik Bhanji
Aga Khan University School of Nursing and Midwifery, Karachi, Sindh, Pakistan
- *Corresponding Author:
- Neelam Saleem Punjani
MScN (In progress)
Aga Khan University School of Nursing and Midwifery
Karachi, Sindh Pakistan
E-mail: [email protected]
Received date: June 02, 2014; Accepted date: July 04, 2014; Published date: July 06, 2014
Citation: Khan H, Punjani NS, Bhanji SM (2014) Ethics Governing Medical Negligence in Clinical Practice. J Clinic Res Bioeth 5:187. doi: 10.4172/2155-9627.1000187
Copyright: © 2014 Khan H, et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.
Despite of having appropriate theoretical knowledge, practical skills and competency are necessary for a doctor to perform certain procedure, and if he is not capable of doing the procedure properly and still proceeds for it, this can be counted in malpractice or medical negligence. Any healthcare worker needs to be honest and accountable, and must not violate the ethical boundaries.