Medical Ethics among Physicians and Nurses in Fayoum University Hospitals and Fayoum General Hsspital, Egypt

Authors

  • Heba H Rohym

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.37506/ijfmt.v15i3.15796

Keywords:

Fayoum,knowledge, practices, Medical ethics,clinical education of ethics

Abstract

Background: Medical ethics is a system that applies values to practice clinical medicine and in scientific
research. This study aimed to assess knowledge and practice of medical ethics among physicians and nurses
in Fayoum General Hospital and Fayoum University hospitals.Methods: A cross sectional descriptive study
was carried out at Fayoum General Hospital and Fayoum University Hospital. The study was conducted
from July2019to December 2019.
Result: Our Study showed that there is statistically significant higher mean of ethics score among University
hospital physicians and nurses than General hospital physicians and nurses. In each hospital physician show
higher ethics score than nurses. There was no effect of gender on ethics score. There is statistically significant
higher mean of ethics score among physician of surgical department more than medical departments. On
the other hand there was no statistically significant difference in ethics score between different hospital
departments in nurses in both study hospitals, also in each hospital and in each staff. Generally regardless
type of hospital or staff there was statistically significant positive correlation between ethics score and age.
Conclusion: Medical ethics learning courses must increase for physician and nurses especially for general
hospitals.

Author Biography

Heba H Rohym

Lecturer, Department of Forensic Medicine and Clinical Toxicology, Fayoum University, Egypt

Published

2021-05-17

How to Cite

Heba H Rohym. (2021). Medical Ethics among Physicians and Nurses in Fayoum University Hospitals and Fayoum General Hsspital, Egypt. Indian Journal of Forensic Medicine & Toxicology, 15(3), 3192-3200. https://doi.org/10.37506/ijfmt.v15i3.15796