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Iranian Journal of Medical Education 2010, 10(2): 184-189 Back to browse issues page
Yazd Medical Interns' Knowledge on Legal Rules and Religious Orders in Medicine
Ehsan Fotuhi Ardekani, Mohammad Salehi, Nasrollah Bashardoost, Shiva Yasini, Hamidreza Soltani
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Introduction: In addition to precise physical examination and objective observations, it is necessary for students and interns to be knowledgeable about the rules and religious orders in medicine. This study was performed to investigate Yazd interns' knowledge on religious orders and legal rules in medicine. Methods: In this descriptive study performed in educational health centers of Yazd, 120 interns selected through census sampling were asked about religious orders and legal rules in medicine using a researcher made questionnaire. Data was analyzed by SPSS software using descriptive statistics and chi² test. Results: Fourteen point three percent of interns had knowledge about religious orders and legal rules Among which, 11.8% had knowledge about legal rules and 14.6 about religious orders. Seventy two percent had faced with cases about which did not know the related rules. Eighty three point two percent believed that academic courses of medical education did not provide enough information to resolve many problems. Level of their knowledge showed no significant relationship with demographic features. Conclusion: Interns' knowledge about religious orders and legal rules was in an average level. It is recommended to increase the content of medical curriculum regarding medical ethics and related issues.
Keywords: Medical interns, Religious orders, Legal rules, Knowledge, Medicine.
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Type of Study: Original research article | Subject: Teacher Evaluation
Received: 2010/08/28 | Accepted: 2011/08/6
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Fotuhi Ardekani E, Salehi M, Bashardoost N, Yasini S, Soltani H. Yazd Medical Interns' Knowledge on Legal Rules and Religious Orders in Medicine. Iranian Journal of Medical Education. 2010; 10 (2) :184-189
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