Practical Medical Ethics / Edition 1by David Seedhouse, Lisetta Lovett
Pub. Date: 01/28/1992
Uses a concise, interactive and lively approach to problem solving in health care--creatively balancing theory with clinical requirements. Diverse, clinically relevant cases demonstrate commonplace ethical dilemmas and illustrate various ways to enhance practical reasoning abilities. Fifteen medical scenarios are analyzed using the unique Ethical Grid and a complementary algorithm. Offers numerous, challenging exercises to aid readers in developing the strongest possible justification for their decisions.
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Table of Contents
The Aims of This Book.
Why Should Doctors Study Ethics.
TWO INSTRUMENTS TO ENHANCE MORAL REASONING.
The Ethical Grid.
A Dilemma In Casualty.
Should I ''...Respect the Secrets Which Are Confied in Me...''?.
To Whom Am I Obliged?.
A Duty to Society?.
Helping When It's Not Wanted.
A Consultation with an Ethicist.
A Most Common Dilemma.
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