Journal of Medical Ethics and History of Medicine

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The Journal of Medical Ethics and History of Medicine is the official scientific publication of the Medical Ethics and History of Medicine of Tehran University of Medical Sciences. Physicians and health practitioners always deal with ethical issues in treatment and management of diseases. The advent of new biomedical technologies further complicated the moral and societal issues of medical research and practice. Religious and cultural differences more emphasize the need for nationalizing this knowledge. The Journal of Medical Ethics and History of Medicine (J Med Ethics Hist Med) is an opportunity for healthcare professionals as well as theologians, philosophers, and sociologists to present and discuss their ideas from several aspects in relation to medical ethics and bioethics. In addition this Journal traces its roots to several aspects of History of Medicine which further emphasizes on Iranian and Islamic era.

Vol 11 (2018)

Table of Contents


Antibiotic prescribing behavior among physicians: ethical challenges in resource-poor settings PDF XML
Saurav Basu, Suneela Garg

Original Article(s)

Do patients know that physicians should be confidential? A study on patients’ awareness of privacy and confidentiality PDF XML
Mohammad Mohammadi, Bagher Larijani, Seyed Hassan Emami Razavi, Akbar Fotouhi, Ahmad Ghaderi, Sayed Javad Madani, Mohammad Naser Shafiee
The relationship between futile care perception and moral distress among intensive care unit nurses PDF XML
Hamid Asayesh, Mojtaba Mousavi, Mohammad Abdi, Mohammad Parvaresh Masoud, kurosh jodaki
Explanatory definition of the concept of spiritual health: a qualitative study in Iran PDF XML
Ahmad Ghaderi, Seyed Mahmoud Tabatabaei, Saharnaz Nedjat, Mohsen Javadi, Bagher Larijani
Concept analysis of human dignity in patient care: Rodgers' evolutionary approach PDF XML
Maliheh Kadivar, Marjan Mardani - Hamooleh, Marjan Kouhnavard
The main nursing metaparadigm concepts in human caring theory and Persian mysticism: a comparative study PDF XML
Lida Nikfarid, Nasrollah Hekmat, Arash Vedad, Anahita Rajabi
Evaluation of informal payments to health care professionals and the influential factors in Urmia city hospitals, Iran PDF XML
Abdolvahed Khodamoradi, Arash Rashidian, Reza Daryabeygi‐Khotbehsara, Siamak Aghlmand
Public preferences and attitudes towards the disclosure of medical errors: a survey in Iran PDF XML
Akram Heidari, Masoomeh Razaghi, Fariba Asghari