Resolving Ethical Dilemmas: A Guide for Clinicians / Edition 5

Resolving Ethical Dilemmas: A Guide for Clinicians / Edition 5

by Bernard Lo
     
 

Resolving Ethical Dilemmas: A Guide for Clinicians, Fifth Edition

Now in its Fifth Edition, this respected reference helps readers tackle the common and often challenging ethical issues that affect patient care. The book begins with a concise discussion of clinical ethics that provides the background information essential to understanding key

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Resolving Ethical Dilemmas: A Guide for Clinicians, Fifth Edition

Now in its Fifth Edition, this respected reference helps readers tackle the common and often challenging ethical issues that affect patient care. The book begins with a concise discussion of clinical ethics that provides the background information essential to understanding key ethical issues. Readers then explore a wide range of real-world ethical dilemmas, each accompanied by expert guidance on salient issues and how to approach them. The book’s two-color design improves retention of material for visual learners. An accompanying website lets readers access the full text, along with features designed to reinforce understanding and test knowledge.

New to the Fifth Edition:
This edition includes new discussions of ethical issues as they relate to clinical practice guidelines and evidence-based medicine, electronic medical records, genetic testing, and opioid prescription. The book also includes an increased focus on ethical issues in ambulatory care. Readers will also find more detailed analysis of cases, more examples of ethical reasoning, more highlight pages relating clinical ethics to emergency medicine, oncology, palliative care, and family medicine. Also new are discussions of quality improvement and use of advance care planning rather than advance directives.

 

 

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781451176407
Publisher:
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date:
01/28/2013
Pages:
384
Sales rank:
128,020
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.50(d)

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Table of Contents

Sect. I Fundamentals of Clinical Ethics

Sect. II Shared Decision Making

Sect. III Decisions About Life-Sustaining Interventions

Sect. IV The Doctor-Patient Relationship

Sect. V Conflicts of Interest

Sect. VI Ethical Issues in Clinical Specialties

Cases for Discussion

Index

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