Moral Dilemmas in Community Health Care: Cases and Commentaries / Edition 1

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Examining the “:everyday” issues that arise in community practice, Moral Dilemmas in Community Health Care pulls together real questions, concerns, and dilemmas faced in by health care professionals working in community settings and smaller facilities and provide a simple framework for evaluating those dilemmas. Many different types of health care professionals comment on the cases, not just ethicists and physicians.

Cases focus on a wide range of community-based dilemmas and are set in small community hospitals, ancillary health care institutions, and doctors' offices. Readers see cases from settings that most health care professionals will work in and learn about issues professionals in ordinary health care professionals AND ordinary patients face.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780321133557
  • Publisher: Pearson
  • Publication date: 7/23/2004
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 416
  • Product dimensions: 6.30 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 1.00 (d)

Table of Contents

This tentative table of contents is for early review purposes; the final contents may not include all of the selections listed here. Each chapter begins with “Introduction” and concludes with “Further Reflections.”

Preface and Acknowledgements.

“A Framework for Moral Reasoning,” Eric Gampel.

Patient/Professional Relationships.

1. I'm Doing the Best I Can.

A Legal and Philosophical Analysis, Leslie Francis, JD, PhD and Diana Buccafurni.

A Nurse Ethicist's Analysis, Alvita Nathaniel, DSN, APRN, BC.

A Rape Counselor's Analysis, Tiffany Eskelson.

2. Patients We Love to Hate: The Noncomplaint.

An Ethicist's Analysis, John Lincourt, PhD.

A Health Educator's Analysis, David Swanson, PhD.

A Current and Future Psychiatrist's Analysis, Lissa Rechtin, MD, PhD, and Ezra Mirvish.

3. Whose Pain is it Anyway?

A Physician Ethicist's Analysis, Howard Brody, MD, PhD. A Nurse's Analysis, Janet Brown, RN, MSN, CNS.

4. You're Just His Doctor; I'm His Boss!

An Ethicist's Analysis, Troy Jollimore, PhD.

An Emergency Physician's Analysis, Elizabeth Ann Lindberg, MD and Kenneth V. Iserson, MD, MBA.

A Physician's Organizational Analysis, Edward Spencer, MD.

5. But You Need a Real Doctor.

A Neurologist's Analysis, Joel Rothfeld, MD, PhD.

A Philosopher's Analysis, Susan Parry, PhD(c).

A Chiropractor's Analysis, Joel Zimbelman, PhD.

6. Dollars or Drugs?

A Transplant Team's Analysis, Andrea D. Hoso, RN, CCTC and Roblee P. Allen, MD.

An Ethicist's Analysis, Laura Siminoff, PhD and Richard E. Morse, MA.

A Pharmacist's Analysis, Brian L. Kaatz, PharmD.

7. Is My Opinion to My Clients or My Neighbors?

A Pharmacist's Analysis, Robert Buerki, PhD, RPh and Louis D. Vottero, MS RPh.

A Philosopher's Analysis, Anthony Graybosch, PhD.

8. The Not-So-Golden Years.

A Navajo Physician's Analysis, Raymond Reid, MD.

A Religious Studies Analysis, Andrew Lustig, PhD.

A Paramedic's Analysis, Laura Douglas, EMT-P.

Patient/Family/Professional Relationships.

9. Who Defies Enough?

A Parent's Analysis, Helen Harrison.

A Nurse Ethicist's Analysis, Jennifer Girod, RN, PhD.

A Neonatal Intensive Care Unit Analysis, Margaret Settle, RN, Mary Martha Thiel, Mdiv, and Elizabeth Catlin, MD.

An Ethicist's Analysis, Eric Gampel, PhD.

A Disability Advocate's Analysis, Anita Silvers, PhD.

10. Must Healthcare Professionals Always Tell the Truth?

A Parent's Analysis, Laura Douglas.

An Emergency Physician's Analysis.

Elizabeth Ann Lindberg, MD and Kenneth V. Iserson, MD, MBA.

An Ethicist's Analysis, Martin J. Smith, STD.

An Ethicist's Analysis, John D. Banja, PhD.

11. Border Crossings.

An Anthropologist's Analysis, Kristen Lundberg, PhD (c).

A Religious Studies Analysis, Donald Heinz, PhD.

A Nurse Practitioner's Analysis, Rebekah Damazo, RN, PNP, MSN.

A Naturopathic Doctor's Analysis, Bee Lo, ND.

An Emergency Room Physician's Analysis, Edwin Damazo, MD.

12. Who Makes Decisions in "Family-Centered" Health Care?

An Historian's Analysis, Susan Reverby, PhD.

An Ethicist's Analysis, Lisa Rasmussen, PhD.

An Obstetrician and an Ethicist's Analysis, Frank A. Chervenak, MD and Laurence B. McCullough, PhD.

13. Daddy Dearest.

A Daughter's Analysis, Cecilia Silva, PhD.

A Nurse Ethicist's Analysis, Anita Tarzian, RN, PhD.

A Physician's Analysis, Laurence Schneiderman, MD.

An Ethicist's Analysis, Andrew Flescher, PhD.

14. Mommy Dearest.

An Adult Child's Analysis, Harriet Spiegel, PhD.

A Psychologist's Analysis, Jane Rysberg, PhD.

A Religious Studies Analysis, Andrew Flescher, PhD.

A Medical Director's Analysis, Terry Hill, MD.

15. To Feed or Not to Feed.

An Ethicist's Analysis, Sarah-Vaughan Brakeman.

A Nurse's Analysis, Barbara Ott, RN, PhD.

A Dietician's Analysis, Milenne L. deLeon, MPH, PhD, and Georgia Hodgkin, PhD, RD, FADA.

Patient/Professional/Institutional Relationships.

16. When Bad Things Happen to Good Doctors.

A Clinical Ethicist's Analysis, Martin Smith, STD.

A Physician's and a Lawyer's Analysis, Steve Kraman, MD and Ginny Hamm, JD.

A Physician's Analysis, Benjamin Hippen, MD.

A Nurse Ethicist's Analysis, Elizabeth Peter, RN, PhD.

17. Do Healthcare Professionals With HIV Disease Have a Duty to Warn Their Patients?

A Nurse Ethicist's Analysis, Theresa Drought, PhD, RN.

An Ethicist's Analysis, Becky White, PhD.

An Ethicist's Analysis, David Resnick, JD, PhD.

18. Patients We Love to Hate: The Obese.

A Nurse's Analysis, Jancet Brown, RN, MSN, CNS.

A Disability Advocate's Analysis, Anita Silvers, PhD.

An Ethicist's Analysis, David Resnick, PhD.

19. Professional Promises in the “Real” World: Skilled Nursing Facilities (SNFs).

A Nurse's Analysis, Elizabeth Peter, RN, PhD.

A Medical Director's Analysis, Terry Hill, MD.

An Organizational Ethicist's Analysis, Ann Mills, MSc, (Econ), MBA.

20. Are We Our Patients' Keepers?

A Physician's and A Philosopher's Analysis, Stephen Magnus, PhD, MAE, MS and Susan Dorr Goold, MD, MHSA, MA.

A Philosopher's Analysis, Lisa Gannett, Ph.

An Ethicist's Analysis, Courtney Campbell, PhD.

21. Why Should We Have To Shoulder This Burden Alone?

A Patient's Analysis, Mikki Westbie.

A Philosopher's Analysis, Lisa Gannett, PhD.

A Health Policy Analysis, Richard Kronick, PhD.

A Physician's Organizational Analysis, Suresh Sahadevan, MD, FRCP, DGM, FAMS.


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