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Mohammad Humayun


the correct manner of life a person should lead. Closer than priests and lawyers to their clients are the doctors. To be a good doctor one has to have moral integrity and purpose. His high sense of principles should not be altered by the lower consideration of expediency and attempts by others to any course of action that clashes with one’s own ethics and critical judgments.
As the practice of medicine is becoming dehumanized because of the emphasis on laboratory procedures and domination of medical schools by researchers against true clinical teachers, it is becoming more and more necessary to earnestly stick to a good ethical code.
For this current era of mad race for prominence and wealth amongst the doctors, the biggest casualty is the ethics. Earning money is no sin but a sentence from the code of Paracelsus. The 16th Century Swiss Physician, “not to collect any money without earning it” should be the leading principle

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Humayun, M. (2015). THE GENTLEMAN MEDICAL PRACTITIONER. Journal of Medical Sciences, 23(1), 151–151. Retrieved from
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Mohammad Humayun, Khyber Teaching Hospital, Peshawar

Department of Medicine
Khyber Medical College, Peshawar

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