Medicine and Society
Medicine and Society is an Integrative Curricular Unit formed by three modules.
The module of Ethics, Deontology and Medical Law has as its prime goals to endow the medicine student with the essential knowledge on deontological standards of conduct of the Portuguese Medical Order, on the major problems of ethics applied to contemporary medicine and on the fundamental basis for the framework of the medical profession on the norms, regulations, and legal precepts involved in medical liability.
The module Introduction to legal Medicine it is intended to provide the IMM student by the NOVA Medical School with a brief presentation to Legal medicine, as a complement of the Ethical, Deontology and Medical Law Module.
This module The Doctor, The Patient and The Society intends to introduce the student to the major questions related to the exercise of the medical profession nowadays and with the broader subject of the political and economic implications of health care provision systems.
Prof. Doutor Diogo Pais
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Módulo de Ética, Deontologia e Direito Médicos:
Ética, Deontologia e Direito Médico José António Esperança Pina. Lidel, Edições Técnicas Lda.
Direitos dos Pacientes e Responsabilidade Médica André G. Dias Pereira. Coimbra Editora
Legislação de Direito da Medicina Helena Moniz. Coimbra Editora
TRREE (http://elearning.trree.org/) Formação e Recursos na Avaliação de Ética em Pesquisa
Módulo Introdução à Medicina Legal:
Simpsons Forensic Medicine. Payne James et al. Hodder Arnold. 2011
Medicina Legal. França. Guanabara Koogan, 2011.
Módulo o Médico, o Doente e a Sociedade:
American Board of Internal Medicine Foundation. American College of PhysiciansAmerican Society of Internal Medicine Foundation. European Federation of Internal Medicine Medical professionalism in the new millennium: a physician charter. Ann Intern Med. 2002;136(3):243246.
Barros, P.P. (2009) Economia da Saúde: Conceitos e Comportamentos (2ª Edição). Almedina, Coimbra.
Ethics Deontology and Medical Law
Definitions and Principals
Principles of Bioethics
Introduction to the Deontology Code
Legal-Ethical and Deontological Questions
Rights and Duties of Doctors and Patients
Informed Consent and Refusal
Health Power of Attorney
Joint and Several Liability
Relationship Doctors and Patient Relatives
Liberty Deprived Patient
Rights of the Embryo
Introduction to legal Medicine
Concepts of Death
General Semiology of Violent Death
Medical Expert Assessment and Damage Evaluation in Civil Court, Criminal Proceedings and Work Indemnities
Doctor Social Role
The Doctor The Patient and The Society
Medical Professionalism in Contemporary Societies
Doctor and health economics
Health care systems and policies
Management of health care systems
Risk in Medicine
Programs where the course is taught: