8 Basic Ethics to Follow When Visiting Someone at Hospital

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You are going to visit someone who is admitted to the hospital due to illness o some bad happening. It’s really good to consider it to console him and his suffering family. But have you ever thought that spending time and money in this regard is not enough, this visit needs some ethics too. Read following words these will make your visit pleasant and worthwhile.

Take Some FLowers and Fruits With You:

Take some fresh fruits or flowers along. It will convey goodwill and most needed nutrients as well. Make sure whatever you take along is in neat and tidy packaging.

Avoid Taking Kids With You:

Kids are really not good visitors to a hospital. They surely will make a noise which will disturb the patient and hospital is not a good place for the kids themselves as well.

Avoid Gossiping:

The most important thing which everyone should keep in mind that never gossip and laugh out loud in the patient rooms and hospital.

Avoid Saying Negative Things:

Most people start telling stories of the passed souls, who expired due to the same disease which the person has. Avoid these horrible sayings these will sap the patient’s willpower to fight against the illness. Also, avoid criticizing hospital environment and defining some other good hospital. Perhaps they can only afford this one.

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Say Positive Words:

Your positive and hopeful words with a soothing smile will not take any cost but will boost the patient’s willpower and console the family of the patient in a great manner.

Try to Help the Sufferer:

If you are spending the time to console the victim and his beloved one then do it in real meaning. Ask them if they are suffering from some shortcoming or some issue where you can be of help. Try in the sincere way to solve out their problem by your all means.

Never Stay Too Long:

This is the most important thing about which many people not even think. Never sit for too long time beside the patient. Perhaps he needs time to rest. So try to leave the place soon.

Personal Hygiene:

Make it sure that you are not taking infectious germs with you. If you have any infectious disease like flu etc do not go to visit patients. If you are suffering from any infectious disease consult with your physician. If you need to find a general practitioner in Rawalpindi log on to Marham. Take a bath before and after a hospital visit.

Remember a person who is ill needs attention and courage. Be sure to leave him in good spirits and willing to bounce back from the disease.

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Tayyaba Waris
She is a student of Ph.D. molecular biology at Comsats University, Islamabad. She is working on the causes and treatment of male infertility. She has also worked on liver disease and its herbal treatments and has recently got her paper published in the National journal of Natural Pharmaceuticals. At Marham, she writes about hot medical issues and general health problems.