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Clinical Ethics: A Practical Approach to Ethical Decisions in Clinical Medicine, Seventh Edition (Lange Clinical Science)

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Make the right choice when facing ethical issues in clinical practice

Clinical Ethics teaches 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 issues

The content you need to make the right choice:

Introduction; Indications for Medical Intervention; Preferences of Patients; Quality of Life; Contextual Features.

Synopsis:

A unique structured approach to solving ethical issues that arise in daily clinical practice

Clinical Ethics teaches the widely-known Four-Topics Method to help you make the right choice when facing complex ethical questions and dilemmas encountered during everyday patient care. You will learn an easy-to-apply system based on simple questions about medical indications, patient preferences, quality of life, and contextual features that clearly explain clinical ethics and helps you formulate a sound diagnosis and treatment strategy.

  • Goes beyond theory to offer a solid decision-making strategy applicable to real-world practice
  • Numerous clinical case examples link principles to everyday practice--many new to this edition
  • Practical coverage of important legal issues
  • Ethical considerations in palliative care, medically assisted death, clinical research, and other timely issues
  • Perfect for students, trainees, clinicians, ethics committee members, nurses, and patients
  • Handy four-topics chart pullout card

The content you need to make the right choice:

Introduction; Medical Intervention; Patient Preferences; Quality of Life; Contextual Features.

Table of Contents

Introduction

Chapter 1 Indications for Medical Intervention

Chapter 2 Preferences of Patients

Chapter 3 Quality of Life

Chapter 4 Contextual Features

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Product Details

ISBN:
9780071634144
Author:
Jonsen, Albert R.
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Medical Publishing
Author:
Jonsen Albert
Author:
Siegler, Mark
Author:
Siegler Mark
Author:
Winslade, William J.
Author:
Winslade William
Subject:
Ethics
Subject:
Public Health
Subject:
0071496068, 0071482776, 0071590382, 007159034x, 0071590307
Subject:
Health and Medicine-Professional Medical Reference
Copyright:
Series:
Lange Clinical Science
Publication Date:
May 2010
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
Professional and scholarly
Language:
English
Pages:
228
Dimensions:
8.54x5.78x.57 in. .72 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , A unique structured approach to solving ethical issues that arise in daily clinical practice

Clinical Ethics teaches the widely-known Four-Topics Method to help you make the right choice when facing complex ethical questions and dilemmas encountered during everyday patient care. You will learn an easy-to-apply system based on simple questions about medical indications, patient preferences, quality of life, and contextual features that clearly explain clinical ethics and helps you formulate a sound diagnosis and treatment strategy.

  • Goes beyond theory to offer a solid decision-making strategy applicable to real-world practice
  • Numerous clinical case examples link principles to everyday practice--many new to this edition
  • Practical coverage of important legal issues
  • Ethical considerations in palliative care, medically assisted death, clinical research, and other timely issues
  • Perfect for students, trainees, clinicians, ethics committee members, nurses, and patients
  • Handy four-topics chart pullout card

The content you need to make the right choice:

Introduction; Medical Intervention; Patient Preferences; Quality of Life; Contextual Features.

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