Ethics in critical care is based on four fundamental principles1:
a.) Health care professionals’ obligations to provide treatment for the patients (Beneficence) b.)The duty to avoid harm (Nonmaleficience) c.) Respect for patient’s rights to self-determination (Autonomy) d.) Justifiable allocation of health care resources (Justice)
As like other professions physiotherapy has an ethical code. It fosters and guarantees the ethos. It assures the members of the profession and the public a standard of professional relationship.
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