Review Article
Volume 12 Issue 10 - 2021
Bioethical Principles in the Care of the Elderly with Osteoarthritis
Cristina Carbonell López1, Alina del Pilar Marín Díaz1, Pavel Yosvany Suárez Guevara2* and Tahuser Martínez Lara1
1Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation of the International Orthopedic Scientific Complex “Frank País”, Finlay-Albarrán Faculty, University of Medical Sciences of Havana, Cuba
2Comprehensive General Medicine of the Elpidio Berovides Polyclinic, Finlay-Albarrán Faculty, University of Medical Sciences of Havana, Cub
*Corresponding Author: Pavel Yosvany Suárez Guevara, Comprehensive General Medicine of the Elpidio Berovides Polyclinic, Finlay- Albarrán Faculty, University of Medical Sciences of Havana, Cuba.
Received: August 06, 2021; Published: September 28, 2021




Abstract

Introduction: The application of the principles of bioethics becomes particularly interesting if it is taken into account that the health relationship with an elderly person must be carried out by the health professional. Osteoarthrosis is one of the diseases that most frequently affects the elderly. It is a regular medical consultation with subsequent reasons for high treatment for their care and, a frequent cause of the deterioration of the lifestyle that influences the quality of life of the individual associated with their health.

Objective: To deepen the importance of the application of bioethical principles in the care of the elderly with osteoarthrosis.

Methods: A review of the subject was carried out in the Lilacs, Ebsco, Cochrane Library and Pubmed databases. The search strategy was developed in the period between January and July 2021.

Conclusion: Taking into account that osteoarthrosis is an increasingly frequent disease from the third decade of life, we must learn to apply the principles of bioethics and work on measures to avoid the appearance of disability and the consequent deterioration of the quality of life related to health, always bearing in mind that old age is only possible in society and the health professional is an important part of it.

Keywords: Bioethics; Elderly; Osteoarthrosis; Old Age; Physiotherapy

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