Medical Ethics and Law

  • Pratyush Prakarsh
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  • Pratyush Prakarsh

    Student at Amity Law School, Noida, Amity University, Uttar Pradesh, India

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This manuscript encapsulates a comprehensive exploration of the intricate relationship between medical ethics and law, delving into the foundational principles shaping contemporary healthcare. The research emphasizes the indispensable role of ethical principles, including autonomy, beneficence, justice, and veracity, in guiding healthcare professionals through the complexities of decision-making. Concurrently, it investigates the legal frameworks, such as informed consent, negligence, and confidentiality laws, that provide the necessary structure for the responsible practice of medicine. The synthesis of these ethical and legal dimensions creates a robust foundation for patient-centered care, where the well-being and autonomy of individuals are prioritized. The seamless integration of medical ethics and law is posited as essential for achieving optimal healthcare outcomes, fostering a dynamic environment where ethical considerations align with legal compliance. Looking toward the future, the research anticipates challenges arising from technological advancements, globalization, and public health crises, necessitating agile legal and ethical frameworks. Recommendations underscore the importance of ongoing education and professional development, advocating for interdisciplinary collaboration and fostering a culture of ethical reflection within healthcare organizations. In conclusion, the interplay between medical ethics and law is dynamic and evolving, demanding a commitment to ethical principles, the integration of legal frameworks, and continuous education to navigate the intricate landscape of modern healthcare successfully. This research contributes to the ongoing dialogue in shaping a future where healthcare is not only clinically advanced but ethically grounded and socially just.


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International Journal of Law Management and Humanities, Volume 6, Issue 6, Page 1285 - 1296


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