Ethics in the use of new medical technologies for neurosurgery: "Islamic viewpoint"

Ozgen C.

Joint Convention of the 13th Academia-Eurasiana-Neurochirurgica/9th Germany-Academy-of-Neurosurgery, Bamberg, Germany, 1 - 03 September 2005, vol.98, pp.13-17 identifier

  • Publication Type: Conference Paper / Full Text
  • Volume: 98
  • City: Bamberg
  • Country: Germany
  • Page Numbers: pp.13-17
  • Middle East Technical University Affiliated: No


It is very clear from developments in technology and its global expansion that we cannot survive the 21st century with 20th century ethics. The developments in technology, especially those in the field of medicine have a direct and fast effect on human life expectation and survival. Thus, this issue has to be seen and studied in the context of ethics. In this paper, ethical principles in the application of new medical technologies in neurosurgery from an Islamic viewpoint will be given.