Standard of conduct of the medical practice. Commentary to the chapter IV of the Code of Medical Ethics (part I) Cover Image

„Zasady postępowania w praktyce lekarskiej”. Komentarz do rozdziału IV Kodeksu etyki lekarskiej
Standard of conduct of the medical practice. Commentary to the chapter IV of the Code of Medical Ethics (part I)

Author(s): Grzegorz Wrona, Mikołaj Maśliński
Subject(s): Law, Constitution, Jurisprudence, Philosophy of Law
Published by: Naczelna Izba Lekarska
Keywords: Code of Medical Ethic;medical practise;current medical knowledge

Summary/Abstract: The present article forms the first part of the considerations on the Chapter IV of the Code of Medical Ethics, entitled „Standard of conduct of the medical practice (art. 56–68 CME). Thise paper contains an analysis of the articles 56–60 CME. According to the art. 56 KEL, the dutyof every physician is constant updating and improvement of their knowledge and skills, as wellas transferring them to their colleagues. Art. 57 CME prohibits physicians to use methods recognised by science as harmful, useless or not scientifically verified. Moreover, this provision prohibits a physician to interact with people providing treatment, and not having the authority to do so. Art. 58 CME regulates the rules of treating the medical staff by physicians. The fourth chapter also contains general guidelines on conduct of a physician towards the medical selfgovernment (Art. 59 CME). Finally, art. 60 CME defines the duties of medical chamber, in thecase of violation of the good name of the doctor when the screener for professional liability and medical court did not confirm the charges against them.

  • Issue Year: 8/2016
  • Issue No: 8
  • Page Range: 97-112
  • Page Count: 16
  • Language: Polish