Resolving Ethical Dilemmas: A Guide for Clinicians
by Bernard Lo
Every day clinicians face ethical dilemmas, many of which result from medical advances and challenges in managed care. How practitioners resolve ... Show synopsis 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.