The concept of "Medical Ethics" according to doctors and nurses and their demands from Ethicists in Turkey
Objective: To determine what the physicians and nurses understand from the concept of ethics and to evaluate their expectations from the specialist who study medical ethics. Methodology: The views of 192 physicians and 192 nurses from all hospital in Sivas were obtained through a questionnaire. The difference between the responses of both groups for each question was assessed by Chi-square test and t-test. Results: The mean score given by all participants for the relationship between the different activities, applications and approaches and ethics approaches was 4.7 "taking extremely important and critical decisions for patients" The highest score for the question of "the necessary qualifications that a medical specialist should have" was 4.7 "the solution ability for the medical problems". Conclusion: Participants had a tendency to reduce medical ethics to practical ethics; and they consider ethics from their occupational point of view.