Ethical Dilemma Paper

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As previously mentioned, health care professionals need to continue to improve the way the face ethical dilemmas. When a surgical doctor faces a moral situation where he faces when a patient refuses a blood emergency transfusion, he is guided by the broader ethic principles and laws dealing with beneficence (providing benefits and balancing them against risks to a patient of specific treatment), but at the same time he is guided by broader principal of non-maleficence (where a physician’s obligation of first, do no harm’ to a patient). When both of these principles conflict, then the patients right of autonomy be violated. This paper provides possible recommendations that prepare a medical professional to find the best solution that saves

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