Resolving Ethical Dilemmas: A Guide for Clinicians
- Publish Date: 2005-03-21
- Binding: Paperback
- Author: Bernard Lo MD
Every day clinicians face ethical dilemmas, many of which result from medical advances and challenges in managed care. How practitioners resolve these challenges has a direct impact on patient care. This timely Third Edition will keep you up to date on a wide range of ethical dilemmas and new ways of thinking about them.
Highlights of this edition include:
- Important new material addressing federal privacy regulations, disclosure of medical errors, limits on residents' working hours, patient compliance with public health directives, genetic testing, gifts from drug companies, and more
- Revised sections on decision-making near the end of life
- Update on organ transplantation including living donations and financial incentives for donation
- Plus more real-life cases to illustrate ethical dilemmas and challenge your critical thinking skills
This useful resource is a must-read for medical students and practicing professionals at every level of experience. It presents real patient problems and provides an easy-to-use format to help you develop an action plan that provides the best medical care to your patients.