Bioethical Situationin- Health Care Sector

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BIOETHICAL SITUATIONINHEALTHCARESECTOR
INTRODUCTIONBioethics is that activity which reflects the ethical issues in health care, based on the adoptedethical standards. With the advancement of the medical technology in a faster pace theprofessionals in health care often faces the ethical dilemmas, which in a way gives rise tobioethics where the application of the principles is implemented, and this in a way cause toinvestigate the decision- making practices within a health care sector. The basic idea behind thisis to ensure that the medical practices with the designated procedures are only to cause benefit tothe society as a whole. So, with the scarcity of the medical resources things get difficult formeeting the health care needs since there comes a constraint from the limited supply. Hence,some degree of rationing becomes operative under these circumstancesin the health care system.REAL LIFE ISSUESThe best example becomes a tug- of- war when it comes to offering equal treatment to beprovided to the general people of the public to the elite class members, like that of the financialdonors or the family members of the trustees and this elite class is also inclusive of othermembers of the society who may be are in a way influential and are members of the politics orare celebrities. So, ethical dilemma peeps in where a health care professional have to choosefrom the elite members or the general members of the public. So, when there is an organ donor,and also there is a big line of recipients, then it becomes a dilemma to pick and choose from thegroup of recipients[ CITATION Per09 \l 1033 ].Down syndrome, or Cystic fibrosis, or Duchene muscular dystrophy have a factor common andthat is the genetics and to eliminate this genetic disease is possible by manipulation of DNA andCRISPR/Cas9 a medical technique allowed to target specific DNA strands for modification, butthe ethical situation arose with regards to the consent, where the question arose as to thereceiving consent to collect DNA from a new-born.Again, the ethical issue arose with the artificial womb, where the ethical situation arose withregards to the bonding or the connection between the child and the mother, which cannot beprovided by replication of womb and furthermore, the manipulation and population controlcannot be restrained.DISCUSSIONOrgan transplantation could be a great and at the same time a successful treatment towards theadvancement to stop the failure in organ transplantation. The deceased gifts organ can be simplyfeasible if an individual succumbs to death amid a clinic which is beyond any doubt or not underany other suspicious conditions, most often within a healing facility medicinal care unit or crisisdivision[ CITATION Coh14 \l 1033 ]. The prerequisites for organs from perished benefactorssurpasses their availability. Whenever, there are numerous people who are evaluated as qualifiedand are anticipating a transplant, assortment of whom becomes an ethical dilemma for the healthcare professionals, before getting a transplant as their disease advances on the far side the reason