9780071634144

Clinical Ethics: A Practical Approach to Ethical Decisions in Clinical Medicine, Seventh Edition

  • ISBN 13:

    9780071634144

  • ISBN 10:

    0071634142

  • Edition: 7th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 05/26/2010
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Medical
  • Newer Edition

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Summary

Make the right choice when facing ethical issues in clinical practiceClinical Ethicsteaches health care professionals how to effectively identify, evaluate, and resolve ethical issues in clinical medicine. Utilizing the author's acclaimed "four topics" method and numerous illustrative case examples, the book enables practitioners to gain a better understanding of complexities involved in ethical cases and proceed to find a solution for each case. A great new design featuring a 2-color presentation New and expanded coverage of cultural issues in medical ethics Extensive use of clinical case scenarios, allow you to apply the book's basic concepts to real world patient encounters Features the famous Four Topics Method, an easy approach used to identify, analyze, and resolve ethical problems in clinical medicine Current opinion on complex and controversial issues such as physician-assisted death, genetic testing and screening, and stem-celled transplantation Coverage of ethical considerations in research trials, palliative care, and other growing medical areas Practical coverage of all the important legal issuesThe content you need to make the right choice: Introduction; Indications for Medical Intervention;Preferences of Patients;Quality of Life;Contextual Features.

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