Clinical Ethics: A Practical Approach to Ethical Decisions in Clinical Medicine

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McGraw Hill, Medical Pub. Division, 2002 - Medical - 202 pages
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Using the four-box method of approaching ethical problems, developed b y the author, this succinct and practical book assists students and pr actitioners in identifying, analyzing, and settling ethical problems a rising in clinical medicine. This book provides a broad knowledge base as well as different perspectives enabling the clinician to arrive at the best solution. Abundant clinical cases and concise summaries of current opinion on the ethics of typical cases make the fifth edition of this best-selling title an excellent reference.

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Contents

Case Analysis in Clinical Ethics
1
Indications for Medical Intervention
13
Preferences of Patients
47
Copyright

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About the author (2002)

Albert R. Jonsen is Professor of Ethics in Medicine and Chairman, Department of Medical Humanities, University of Washington School of Medicine. Stephen Toulmin is Avalon Foundation Professor of the Humanities at Northwestern University.

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