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Author Lo, Bernard, author.
Title Resolving ethical dilemmas : a guide for clinicians / Bernard Lo.
Imprint Philadelphia, PA : Wolters Kluwer Health, [2020]
Edition Sixth edition.
Book Cover
 SMHS Library RPH  174.2 LO 2020    AVAILABLE


Phys. Description x, 389 ; 26 cm
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents An Approach to Ethical Dilemmas in Patient Care -- Overview of Ethical Guidelines -- Informed Consent -- Promoting the Patient's Best Interests -- Confidentiality -- Avoiding Deception and Nondisclosure -- Keeping Promises -- An Approach to Decisions About Clinical Interventions -- Decision-Making Capacity -- Refusal of Treatment by Competent, Informed Patients -- Who Serves as Surrogate When a Patient Lacks Decision-Making Capacity? -- Standards for Decisions When Patients Lack Decision-Making Capacity -- Persistent Disagreements Over Care -- Potentially Inappropriate Interventions Confusing Ethical Distinctions -- Ethics Consultations and Ethics Committees -- Do Not Attempt Resuscitation Orders -- Tube and Intravenous Feedings -- Physician-Assisted Suicide and Active Euthanasia -- Unresponsive Wakefulness and the Minimally Conscious State -- Determination of Death -- Legal Rulings on Life-Sustaining Interventions -- Overview of the Doctor-Patient Relationship -- Refusal to Care for Patients -- Gifts from Patients to Physicians -- Sexual Contact Between Physicians and Patients -- Secret Information About Patients -- Clinical Research -- Overview of Conflicts of Interest -- Health Outcomes, Access, and Cost in the United States -- Payments to Health Care Providers -- Bedside Rationing of Health Care -- Gifts from Drug Companies -- Disclosing Errors -- Impaired Colleagues -- Ethical Dilemmas Students and House Staff Face -- Ethical Issues in Pediatrics -- Ethical Issues in Surgery -- Ethical Issues in Obstetrics and Gynecology -- Ethical Issues in Psychiatry -- Ethical Issues in Organ Transplantation -- Ethical Issues at the Intersection of Public Health and Clinical Medicine -- Ethical Issues in Caring for Diverse Populations -- Ethical Issues with Digital Health Information -- Ethical Issues in Genomic Medicine -- Ethical Issues with Big Data and Artificial Intelligence.
Subject Ethics, Clinical.
Clinical Decision-Making -- ethics.
Other Number 2018054744
ISBN 9781975103545