- Li Zhonglin China
The Principles of ethics suitable for socialist market economy have not yet been established because of the legged development of ethics during the present social transformation. There exist problems of incomplete understanding, imbalanced development, imperfect policies, although great achievement has been gained in that the emphasis of medical ethics has been defined, that basic principles of medical ethics has been formed in medical system, that there is great change in viewpoints of medical ethics, and that significant effect has been achieved in correcting malpractices. To strengthen the construction of medical ethics under the circumstances of socialist market economy, it is the first step to build and perfect the function system including leadership, education, incentives, restraint, supervision and protection. Secondly, some measures should be taken in establishing the theory system suitable for socialist market economy, encouraging the spirit of devotion to work, correcting malpractices, for the development of medical ethics.