By Joy Wingfield, David Badcott
This can be a primer in expert ethics and responsibility for working towards pharmacists. It presents a complementary source to the RPSGB Code of Ethics, to steer pharmacists of their expert perform.
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The use of principles in this way is sometimes referred to as principlism. And principlism generally has the advantage of offering a clear-cut and well-deﬁned basis for that particular approach. Deontological ethics Deontological ethics is is essentially a duty-based theory with its roots indicated by a Greek word denoting that something is binding. Within this system, duty-based principles reﬂecting rights or what is right, are considered to be fundamental and mandatory, and take precedence over any consideration of outcome.
There is no simple answer to the question of who gets dialysis or who receives a transplant when demand exceeds supply. In reality, there is no veil of ignorance; pure chance and the perceived postcode lottery may be signiﬁcant factors. Calculations based on potential quality-adjusted lifeyears (QALYs) is one solution, but can hardly be seen as just if your personal QALY score means that you are ruled out or passed over for treatment. And of course QALYs tend to favour the young and disadvantage the old.
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Pharmacy Ethics and Decision Making by Joy Wingfield, David Badcott