L12, medical ethics, forensic

Lecture Video



1-One of these isn’t one of the components of Medical Ethics

A. Physician – Patient Relationship
B. The Relationship of the physician to the ministry of health.*
C. Physician – Physician Relationship
D. The Relationship of the Physician to Society.

2- permission for examination, diagnosis as well as Investigation is defined as 

A. Confidentiality 

B. Physician- patient relationship 

C. Medical Consent 

D. Malpractice 

3- In some times, there are good reasons for overriding the truth-telling principle. Such as:

A. All patients with cancer or AIDS.*

B. If the patients are from China.

C. Patients do not want the truth if the news is bad.

D. All of the above

4-If two doctors have two different ideas, it is important in resolving the conflict to choose

A. The right and most benefit choice

B. The right choice

C. The most benefit choice

D. None of the above

5-"Patient-physician privilege" best describes

A. Autonomy

B. Justice

C. Truth-telling


6- The condition of disclosure is at all these situations except

A. Child abuse 

B. Sexual assault 

C. Car Accident *

D. Infectious disease

7- Only Case U must treat it and U have no option to refuse :

A . Breast cancer
B.  Suture removal
C . Emergency
D.  Gynaecological case 

8-Informed Consent constitution includes all of the following EXCEPT

A. Debates

B. Understanding

C. Voluntary

D. Agreement

Notes for Revision

  • Validity of consent

  • 1- The consent procedure is legal.

 2- The patient should be told everything that the doctor knows: full explanation of nature and risks of any surgical or diagnostic procedure.

  •  3- The patient should understand for what he is giving permission.

  •  4- The consent is taken from a person who has the right to give it.

  • قانونى عنده الحق عارف و فاهم

When To Disclosure ??!  ( 8 situations )

Examples of professional misconduct:

1- Writing a medical certificate with incorrect data.

2- Performing criminal abortion.

3- Asking for percentage of fees from his colleague

because of sending patients to him.

4-Illegal use of narcotics.

5-Sexual activity with a mentally ill, unconsciousness

or anaesthetized patients