Resolving Ethical Dilemmas: A Guide for Clinicians

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Williams & Wilkins, 1995 - Medical - 373 pages
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This timely Third Edition will keep clinicians up to date on a wide range of ethical dilemmas and new ways of thinking about them. Important new material addresses 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. Also included are revised sections on decision-making near the end of life and an update on organ transplantation, including living donations and financial incentives for donation. This edition also has more real-life cases to illustrate ethical dilemmas and challenge readers' critical thinking skills.

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An Approach to Ethical Dilemmas in Patient Care
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Skepticism About Clinical Ethics
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Overview of Ethical Guidelines
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