| Resolving Ethical Dilemmas A Guide For Clinicians |
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Resolving Ethical Dilemmas A Guide for Clinicians : Resolving Ethical Dilemmas A Guide for Clinicians Pub Date: January 2009 Product Type: Print Author/s: Bernard Lo MD, FACP Every day clinicians encounter ethical dilemmas that have a direct impact on patient care. This timely Fourth Edition gives you expert guidance in approaching a wide range of ethical dilemmas and developing an action plan even when competing points of view have equal merit. Most chapters include real-life sample cases that the author walks through, discussing the salient issues and how to approach them.Highlights of this edition include:A new chapter on ethical issues in cross-cultural medicineNew material addressing conscientious objection by physicians, with particular reference to reproductive health and caring for underserved populationsRevised sections on disclosure of errors to patients, gifts to physicians from drug companies, involuntary psychiatric treatment, genomic medicine, and ethical issues during public health emergencies such as pandemicsUpdates on organ transplantation including increasing the donor pool and non-heart beating donorsUpdated references throughoutA summary of key points at the end of each chapter A companion Website includes instant fully searchable text. This useful resource is a must-read for medical students and practicing professionals at every level of experience./"Doody's Core Titles 2009./"
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