By appearing religious jurisprudence, the Muslim thinkers have taken the responsibility resulting from medical treatment into consideration and have inspected it from different points of view.
Based on the Islamic lawyers opinion, if a physician, who is not competent or proficient or despite being proficient treats a patient without his/her permission or without his/her guardian's permission and casually the treatment result in casualty, physician will be responsible. Islamic lawyers also have consented to the responsibility of a physician neglecting in his/her treatment, even if he/she has been permitted by patient. But, there are two major theories about the responsibility of a physician who has causally caused casualty in spite of being permitted for treatment and observing all specialty ruled: the majority of the jurisprudent believe in responsibility of guiltiless physician. According to proofs, the majority s idea is more reliable and compatible with rules, but it must be confessed that accepting the well known theory will socially result in corrupt succession
Morteza Amouzgar ,
Basics of accepting criminal responsibility of guiltiless physician [Proficient and Cautious],
Sci. J. Forensic Med. 2006;
103-107 Views : 0