Knowledge of medical rthics smong medical undergraduate students in a medical college in South India

Gupta, Chandni and Palimar, Vikram and Kalthur, Sneha Guruprasad (2019) Knowledge of medical rthics smong medical undergraduate students in a medical college in South India. Gazi Medical Journal, 2019 (30). pp. 358-360. ISSN 1300-056X

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Abstract

Introduction: All around the world medical training has become more and more commercialized and medical ethics has taken a backseat. Doctors should know medical ethics not only just to avoid blame of negligence but they should also respect the human morals principles. If we teach ethics to medical students it has shown significant influence on professionalism and moral qualities of medical professionals. The aim of this study is to assess the knowledge of bioethics in medical undergraduate students in a medical college in south India. Materials and methods: The study is conducted on 108 undergraduate students who were studying at KMC, Manipal. A preformed proforma containing few questions regarding medical ethics will be given them to fill. The results are analyzed using simple statistics methods. Results: Our study showed that 86.11% of students have knowledge of ethics. 57.4% of the students think that knowledge of ethics is very important in medical curriculum. Conclusion: The study will help us to find the knowledge of medical ethics among the undergraduate medical student in a medical college in south India. It will also reflect the student view about the importance of knowledge of ethics in Medical curriculum.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Ethics; undergraduate students; knowledge.
Subjects: Medicine > KMC Manipal > Anatomy
Medicine > KMC Manipal > Forensic Medicine
Depositing User: KMC Library
Date Deposited: 01 Jul 2020 06:55
Last Modified: 01 Jul 2020 06:55
URI: http://eprints.manipal.edu/id/eprint/155139

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