Resolving Ethical Dilemmas

A Guide for Clinicians

  • Bernard Lo
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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.

SECTION I FUNDAMENTALS OF CLINICAL ETHICS 1 An Approach to Ethical Dilemmas in Patient Care 2 Overview of Ethical Guidelines 3 Informed Consent 4 Promoting the Patient’s Best Interests 5 Confidentiality 6 Avoiding Deception and Nondisclosure 7 Keeping Promises SECTION II SHARED DECISION MAKING 8 An Approach to Decisions About Clinical Interventions 9 Futile Interventions 10 Decision-Making Capacity 11 Refusal of Treatment by Competent, Informed Patients 12 Standards for Decisions When Patients Lack Decision-Making Capacity 13 Surrogate Decision-Making 14 Persistent Disagreements Over Care SECTION III DECISIONS ABOUT LIFE-SUSTAINING INTERVENTIONS 15 Confusing Ethical Distinctions 16 Ethics Consultations and Ethics Committees 17 Do Not Attempt Resuscitation Orders 18 Tube Feedings 19 Physician-Assisted Suicide and Active Euthanasia 20 The Persistent Vegetative State 21 Determination of Death 22 Legal Rulings on Life-Sustaining Interventions SECTION IV THE DOCTOR–PATIENT RELATIONSHIP 23 Overview of the Doctor–Patient Relationship 24 Refusal to Care for Patients 25 Gifts From Patients to Physicians 26 Sexual Contact Between Physicians and Patients 27 Secret Information About Patients 28 Clinical Research SECTION V CONFLICTS OF INTEREST 29 Overview Conflicts of Interest 30 Bedside Rationing of Health Care 31 Incentives for Physicians to Increase Services 32 Measures to Control Health Care Costs 33 Gifts From Drug Companies 34 Disclosing Errors 35 Impaired Colleagues 36 Ethical Dilemmas Students and House Staff Face SECTION VI ETHICAL ISSUES IN CLINICAL SPECIALTIES 37 Ethical Issues in Pediatrics 38 Ethical Issues in Surgery 39 Ethical Issues in Obstetrics and Gynecology 40 Ethical Issues in Psychiatry SECTION VII CURRENT CONTROVERSIES 41 Ethical Issues in Organ Transplantation 42 Ethical Issues in Genomic Medicine 43 Ethical Issues in Public Health Emergencies 44 Ethical Issues in Cross-Cultural Care 45 Ethical Issues in Digital Health Information Cases for Discussion.

Uitgavejaar 2013
ISBN 9781451176407
Verschijningsdatum 1 feb. 2013
Omvang 384
Auteur(s) Bernard Lo
Bindwijze Paperback
Taal Engels
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