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

Jonsen, Albert R. PhD
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Book Information
Edition: 9th
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Incorporated
ISBN: 1-260-45754-0 (1260457540)
ISBN-13: 978-1-260-45754-4 (9781260457544)
Old Edition: 0-07-184506-2
Binding: Softcover
Copyright: 2022
Publish Date: 12/21
Weight: 0.79 Lbs.
Pages: 272
Subject Class: M-E (Medical Ethics)
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Return Policy: Returns accepted up to 18 months provided no other recalls or return restrictions apply.
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Class Specifications
ISSN Series: Clinical Ethics Practical Approach
Discipline: + Medicine
Subject Definition: Ethics, Clinical; Bioethical Issues; Decision Making
NLM Class: WB 60
LC Class: R724
Abstract: Ethical issues are embedded in every clinical encounter between patients and clinicians. In order to practice excellent clinical care, clinicians must understand ethical issues such as informed consent, decisional capacity, surrogate decision making, truth telling, confidentiality, privacy, the distinction between research and clinical care, and end-of-life care. This popular, clinically-oriented guide provides crystal-clear case-based coverage of the ethical situations encountered in everyday medical practice. Clinical Ethics introduces the proven Four Box Method...a much-needed pattern for collecting, sorting, and ordering the facts of a clinical ethical problem. This easy-to-apply system is based on simple questions about medical indications, patient preferences, quality of life, and contextual features that explain clinical ethics and help clinicians formulate a sound diagnosis and treatment strategy. In each chapter, the authors discuss case examples and provide analysis, comments, and specific recommendations.

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