Educational View In Legal And Ethical Responsibility Of Physicians In Erb Duchenne Palsy: A Case Report Legal and ethical responsibility of Physician's in Erbduchenne palsy
International Journal of Medical Toxicology and Forensic Medicine,
Erb-Duchenne palsy is one of the common paralysis disorders in childbirth. Shoulder dystocia, Obesity, anatomic pelvic disorders, and physician’s incompetency are involved in Erb-Duchenne palsy. Performing standard maneuvers while delivery can minimize the chance of the occurrence of such complications. The purpose of this study is to answer the legal and ethical questions regarding the civil responsibility of physicians about Erbduchenne Palsy and to express the educational points of view. This essay reports a 20-year-old female, who attended for legal consultation due to right arm plegia that had happened following her birth procedures. In such cases medical professionals’ indemnity introduce them as accountable ones and if their actions are not consistent with the guidelines and up-to-date medical text books, they are responsible for the sustained injury and are to be penalized and compensate. Hence, obstetricians and other medical professionals should undertake suitable education in the form of student's curriculum and continuous professional development program which complies with their legal and civil responsibilities.
- Erbduchenne palsy
- Civil Right
- Medical education
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