Clinical Bioethics: Theory and Practice in Medical Ethical Decision-making
Medical practice is an inherently ethical enterprise. More than ever before, medical practice requires that medical professionals develop and exercise high ethical standards. Health care practitioners who ignore basic concepts of medical ethics risk exposing their patients to serious harm, and open themselves and their institutions to charges of malpractice. Clinical Bioethics provides for the busy clinical professional a concise, comprehensive treatment of the basics in this complex new field.
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Basic Facts about Health Care Ethics Committees
Background Ethics Education for Clinical Professionals
Ethics as Proper Procedure Methodologies for Handling Clinical Cases
Ethics of Death and Dying
Euthanasia Artificial Alimentation HiTech Medicine AIDS and Other Issues in the 1990s
Ethics Committees and the
HECs and Patient Self Determination
Grappling with Patient Competency
Making Life and Death Decisions for Incompetent Patients The QualityofLife Concept
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