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The Ethics of Everyday Medicine

The Ethics of Everyday Medicine Book
Author : Erwin B. Montgomery Jr.
Publisher : Academic Press
Release : 2020-09-24
ISBN : 0128230665
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Ethics of Everyday Medicine: Explorations of Justice examines and analyses the relatively unexplored domain of ethics involved in the everyday practice of medicine. From the author’s clinical experience, virtually every decision made in the day-to-day practice of medicine is fundamentally an ethical question, as virtually every decision hinge on some value judgment that goes beyond the medical facts of the matter. The first part of the book is devoted to medical decision cases in several areas of medicine. These cases highlight elements of the current healthcare ecosystem, involving players other than the physician and patient. Insurers (private, commercial, and governmental), administrators, and regulators’ perspectives are surfaced in point of care case analysis. Part two contributes to the development of actionable tools to develop better ethical systems for the everyday practice of medicine by providing a critical analysis of Reflective Equilibrium and ethical induction from the perspective of logic and statistics. The chapter on Justice discusses the neurophysiological representations of just and unjust behaviours. The chapter on Ethical Theories follows, describing the epistemic conundrum, principlism, reproducibility, abstraction, chaos and complexity. The following chapter approaches ethical decisions from the logic and statistic perspectives. The following chapter, The Patient as Parenthetical, the author discusses patient-centric ethics, and the rise of business- and government-cetric ethics. The final chapter, A Framework to Frame the Questions for Explore Further, proposes a working framework to deal with current ethical issues. Ethics of everyday Medicine: Explorations of Justice acknowledges that there are no answers yet to the ethical dilemmas that confront the everyday practice of medicine, but proposes a framework for deeper analysis and action. This reading would be useful to all healthcare professionals. Regulators and policy makers could also benefit from understanding how the complex healthcare environment influences medical decisions at point of care. Offers an overview of the current health care ecosystem and the ethical questions posed by divergent interests Includes cases for ethical analysis of common medical practice Proposes a framework for ethical decision making in the clinical setting Provides critical analysis of Reflective Equilibrium and ethical induction from the perspective of logic and statistics

Nursing Ethics in Everyday Practice

Nursing Ethics in Everyday Practice Book
Author : Connie M. Ulrich
Publisher : Sigma Theta Tau
Release : 2012
ISBN : 1935476505
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This book is written specifically for bedside/staff nurses at the front lines of health care in hospitals, hospice, long-term care, and home health care. Presented in a simple, easy-to-read and engaging style so that nurses can readily put the information to use in a clinical setting. Provides a framework that staff nurses can implement to resolve the ethical dilemmas they frequently encounter in practice. Great for students and covers both theory and practical applications.

Doing Right

Doing Right Book
Author : Solomon Papper
Publisher : Little Brown & Company
Release : 1983
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Deals entirely with personal ethical matters that affect the physician in his or her everyday professional life rather than with global or societal ethical issues such as euthanasia or genetic engineering. This book deals with the concept of "doing right" regarding generally accepted principles for individual behavior, especially in relation to patient care and within the context of the everyday life of the physician. First concern is doing right for and with patients in interactions in the: personal patient environment (family, home), medical environment (office, hospital) and community resources (nursing home). Other physician roles - teaching, research, administration, community resources (nursing home) are also pertinent to doing right.

Making Sense of Medical Ethics A hands on guide

Making Sense of Medical Ethics  A hands on guide Book
Author : Alan G Johnson,Paul R. V. Johnson
Publisher : CRC Press
Release : 2006-11-24
ISBN : 0340925590
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

The practice of clinical medicine is inextricably linked with the need for moral values and ethical principles. The study of medical ethics is, therefore, rightly assuming an increasingly significant place in undergraduate and postgraduate medical courses and in allied health curricula. Making Sense of Medical Ethics offers a no-nonsense introduction to the principles of medial ethics, as applied to the everyday care of patients, the development of novel therapies and the undertaking of pioneering basic medical research. Written from a practical rather than a philosophical perspective, the authors call upon their extensive experience of clinical practice, research and teaching to illustrate how ethical principles can be applied in different 'real-life' situations. Making Sense of Medical Ethics encourages readers to understand the principles of medical ethics as they apply to clinical practice; explore and evaluate common misconceptions; consider the ethics underlying any medical decision; and as a result, to realize that a good appreciation of medical ethics will help them to practise more effectively in the future.

Evidence Based Medical Ethics

Evidence Based Medical Ethics  Book
Author : John E. Snyder,Candace C. Gauthier
Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
Release : 2008-10-09
ISBN : 9781603272469
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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In the modern practice of medicine, new challenges complicate the ethical care of patients. Today’s times require a contemporary take on the concept of medical ethics. The idea for this textbook was born out of a need for a teaching resource that merges medical ethics theory with the practical needs of modern clinical medicine. In Evidence-Based Medical Ethics: Cases for Practice-Based Learning, the authors address what has been missing in existing text books and ethics courses to date – clear-cut ethical and legal guidelines that provide a method for the reader to learn how to systematically manage dilemmas seen in the everyday practice of medicine. The reader is guided through several "typical" patient scenarios and prompted by various questions that should be entertained by the treating health care provider. Then, relevant evidence-based medicine, legal precedent, and the ethical theory that applies to the situation are revealed. Often, finding the "best" ethical solution for each problem is automatic, as the solution often becomes self-evident during information-gathering. This general method is reinforced throughout the text with multiple different cases, using a practice-based approach by building on the reader’s developing skills. Additionally, we have sought to emphasize a culturally competent manner in resolving these dilemmas, respectfully addressing issues of age, gender, and culture whenever possible. The main goal of Evidence-Based Medical Ethics: Cases for Practice-Bases Learning is to assist the reader in adapting a patient-centered and evidence-based approach to dilemmas faced in their future practice of medicine.

Clinical Ethics

Clinical Ethics Book
Author : Albert Jonsen,Mark Siegler,William Winslade
Publisher : McGraw Hill Professional
Release : 2010-07-06
ISBN : 9780071634137
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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A unique structured approach to solving ethical issues that arise in daily clinical practice A Doody's Core Title for 2011! 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.

Clinical Ethics A Practical Approach to Ethical Decisions in Clinical Medicine Ninth Edition

Clinical Ethics  A Practical Approach to Ethical Decisions in Clinical Medicine  Ninth Edition Book
Author : Albert R. Jonsen,Mark Siegler,William J. Winslade
Publisher : McGraw Hill Professional
Release : 2021-12-17
ISBN : 1260457559
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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The go-to textbook on the increasingly important and rapidly evolving topic of medical ethics 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. The book is divided into the four topics that constitute the essential ethical structure of every clinical encounter: Medical Indications, Preferences of Patients Quality of Life Contextual Features

Crash Course Medical Ethics and Sociology Updated Edition E Book

Crash Course Medical Ethics and Sociology Updated Edition   E Book Book
Author : Andrew Papanikitas
Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
Release : 2015-01-12
ISBN : 0723439303
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Crash Course – your effective everyday study companion PLUS the perfect antidote for exam stress! Save time and be assured you have all the core information you need in one place to excel on your course and achieve exam success. A winning formula now for over 15 years, each volume has been fine-tuned and fully updated, with an improved layout tailored to make your life easier. Especially written by junior doctors – those who understand what is essential for exam success – with all information thoroughly checked and quality assured by expert Faculty Advisers, the result is a series of books which exactly meets your needs and you know you can trust. The importance of ethics and sociology as applied cannot be underestimated, within both the medical curriculum and everyday modern clinical practice. Medical students and junior doctors cannot hope to experience every dilemma first hand, but are expected to deal with new and problematic clinical situations in a reasoned, professional and systematic way. This volume, which accounts for the revised core curriculum in Medical Ethics and Law, will prove an indispensable companion. More than 80 line artworks, tables and boxes present clinical, diagnostic and practical information in an easy-to-follow manner Friendly and accessible approach to the subject makes learning especially easy Written by junior doctors for students - authors who understand exam pressures Contains ‘Hints and Tips’ boxes, and other useful aide-mémoires Succinct coverage of the subject enables ‘sharp focus’ and efficient use of time during exam preparation Contains a fully updated self-assessment section - ideal for honing exam skills and self-testing Self-assessment section fully updated to reflect current exam requirements Contains ‘common exam pitfalls’ as advised by faculty Crash Courses also available electronically Crash Course – your effective everyday study companion PLUS the perfect antidote for exam stress! Save time and be assured you have all the core information you need in one place to excel on your course and achieve exam success. A winning formula now for over 15 years, each volume has been fine-tuned and fully updated, with an improved layout tailored to make your life easier. Especially written by junior doctors – those who understand what is essential for exam success – with all information thoroughly checked and quality assured by expert Faculty Advisers, the result is a series of books which exactly meets your needs and you know you can trust. The importance of ethics and sociology as applied cannot be underestimated, within both the medical curriculum and everyday modern clinical practice. Medical students and junior doctors cannot hope to experience every dilemma first hand, but are expected to deal with new and problematic clinical situations in a reasoned, professional and systematic way. This volume, which accounts for the revised core curriculum in Medical Ethics and Law, will prove an indispensable companion.

Clinical Medical Ethics

Clinical Medical Ethics Book
Author : Laura Weiss Roberts,Mark Siegler
Publisher : Springer
Release : 2017-05-18
ISBN : 3319538756
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This instant gold standard title is a major contribution to the field of clinical medical ethics and will be used widely for reference and teaching purposes for years to come. Throughout his career, Mark Siegler, MD, has written on topics ranging from the teaching of clinical medical ethics to end-of-life decision-making and the ethics of advances in technology. With more than 200 journal publications and 60 book chapters published in this area over the course of his illustrious career, Dr. Siegler has become the pre-eminent scholar and teacher in the field. Indeed his work has had a profound impact on a range of therapeutic areas, especially internal medicine, pediatrics, surgery, oncology, and medical education. Having grown steadily in importance the last 30 years, clinical ethics examines the practical, everyday ethical issues that arise in encounters among patients, doctors, nurses, allied health workers, and health care institutions. The goal of clinical ethics is to improve patient care and patient outcomes, and almost every large hospital now has an ethics committee or ethics consultation service to help resolve clinical ethical problems; and almost every medical organization now has an ethics committee and code of ethics. Most significantly, clinical ethics discussions have become a part of the routine clinical discourse that occurs in outpatient and inpatient clinical settings across the country. This seminal collection of 46 landmark works by Dr. Siegler on the topic is organized around five themes of foundational scholarship: restoring and transforming the ethical basis of modern clinical medicine, the doctor-patient relationship, education and professionalism, end-of-life care, and clinical innovation. With introductory perspectives by a group of renowned scholars in medicine, Clinical Medical Ethics: Landmark Works of Mark Siegler, MD explains the field authoritatively and comprehensively and will be of invaluable assistance to all clinicians and scholars concerned with clinical ethics.

Clinical Ethics

Clinical Ethics Book
Author : Albert R. Jonsen,Mark Siegler,William J. Winslade
Publisher : McGraw Hill Professional
Release : 2010-05-18
ISBN : 0071491538
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Make the right choice when facing the ethical issues that arise in clinical practice with this proven, trusted approach Solve everyday ethical problems with: The Four Topics Method: An easy approach used to identify, analyze, and resolve ethical problems in clinical medicine Numerous concise, illustrative case examples Current opinion on today's most controversial issues such as physician-assisted death, genetic testing and screening, and stem-celled transplantation Ethical considerations in research trials, palliative care, and other growing medical areas Practical coverage of all the important legal issues One the most-trusted guides to ethical healthcare

Clinical Ethics A Practical Approach to Ethical Decisions in Clinical Medicine Seventh Edition

Clinical Ethics  A Practical Approach to Ethical Decisions in Clinical Medicine  Seventh Edition Book
Author : Albert Jonsen,Mark Siegler,William Winslade
Publisher : Mcgraw-hill
Release : 2010-05-05
ISBN : 9780071634144
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

A unique structured approach to solving ethical issues that arise in daily clinical practice A Doody's Core Title for 2011! 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.

General Practice and Ethics

General Practice and Ethics Book
Author : Christopher Dowrick,Lucy Frith
Publisher : Routledge
Release : 2012-11-12
ISBN : 1134710119
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Explores the ethical issues faced by GPs in their everyday practice, addressing two central themes; the uncertainty of outcomes and effectiveness in general practice and the changing pattern of general practitioners' responsibilities.

Ethics for Everyone

Ethics for Everyone Book
Author : Larry R. Churchill
Publisher : Oxford University Press
Release : 2019-12-30
ISBN : 0190080914
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Most of us desire to be moral people, but too often we struggle to translate philosophical concepts about morality and ethics to everyday life. One way we can bridge this gap is by approaching ethics as skills that we can develop rather than a set of ideas we must grasp. Taking this practical approach, and writing especially for medicine, law, and business students trying to understand ethics in the real world Larry R. Churchill examines morality in the context of human experience. His book builds readers' understanding of ethics from the raw materials of moral life: the curiosity we feel when confronted with moral differences, the perplexities of practical life, and the satisfactions of moral growth. The book orients ethics around the skills that are needed for sound ethical reflection and deliberation, acknowledging that ethical issues change as we change, and their concerns extend over a lifespan. To Churchill, learning and honing these personal and relational skills is the fundamental work of ethics and the foundation for judicious use of more theoretical approaches. A succinct and compassionate guide to ethical living, this book draws from literature, as well as philosophical and religious writings. It encompasses both popular and underemphasized concepts, and demonstrates their centrality to ethics. Exercises and case studies reinforce the practical skills it teaches. Ethics for Everyone shows the wide range of skills and human capacities that make the field of ethics true to human experience. It is a book to be read and then re-read at life's major junctures.

Ethics of the Professions Medicine Business Media Law

Ethics of the Professions  Medicine  Business  Media  Law Book
Author : Ioanna Kucuradi
Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
Release : 2012-12-06
ISBN : 3642601537
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Professional Ethics have become fashionable during the past two decades. This proliferation of various professional ethics bears witness to a need to introduce ethical concerns in the exercise of various professions. In order to answer this need, each profession attempts to develop its own code of "ethics". In this respect, questions such as the following arise: Are the various ethical problems faced during the exercise of a profession different in kind from those ethical problems faced in everyday life? Or, are they ethical problems of the same kind, requiring in addition knowledge of the specific area of human endeavour in order to tackle them? The book deals with these and similar questions and points to the need for a different approach to professional ethics.

What Patients Teach

What Patients Teach Book
Author : Larry R. Churchill,Joseph B. Fanning,David Schenck
Publisher : Oxford University Press
Release : 2013-08-22
ISBN : 0199331197
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Being a patient is a unique interpersonal experience but it is also a universal human experience. The relationships formed when we are patients can also teach some of life's most important lessons, and these relationships provide a special window into ethics, especially the ethics of healthcare professionals. This book answers two basic questions: As patients see it, what things allow relationships with healthcare providers to become therapeutic? What can this teach us about healthcare ethics? This volume presents detailed descriptions and analyses of 50 interviews with 58 patients, representing a wide spectrum of illnesses and clinician specialties. The authors argue that the structure, rhythm, and horizon of routine patient care are ultimately grounded in patient vulnerability and clinician responsiveness. From the short interview segments, the longer vignettes and the full patient stories presented here emerge the neglected dimensions of healthcare and healthcare ethics. What becomes visible is an ethics of everyday interdependence, with mutual responsibilities that follow from this moral symbiosis. Both professional expressions of healthcare ethics and the field of bioethics need to be informed and reformed by this distinctive, more patient-centered, turn in how we understand both patient care as a whole and the ethics of care more specifically. The final chapters present revised codes of ethics for health professionals, as well as the implications for medical and health professions education.

Neurosurgical Ethics in Practice Value based Medicine

Neurosurgical Ethics in Practice  Value based Medicine Book
Author : Ahmed Ammar,Mark Bernstein
Publisher : Springer
Release : 2014-06-26
ISBN : 3642549802
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Good neurosurgical practice is based not only on evidence, skills, and modern equipment, but also on good values. This book is the first to discuss specifically the ethical issues that arise during the daily practice of neurosurgery. It is divided into three parts addressing patients’ rights, ethical issues relating to the working environment, and wider societal aspects such as dealings of neurosurgeons with the legal system, the media, and companies. The authors are well-established neurosurgeons who present the ethical problems that they have encountered during their careers and explain what they have learned in confronting these problems. In all, more than 50 neurosurgical cases drawn from real life are reported and discussed from an ethical point of view. This book will be especially informative for young neurosurgeons and will provide all who work in this very special field with a road map on how to avoid violations of medical ethics in neurosurgical practice.

Doing Right

Doing Right Book
Author : Philip C. Hebert,Wayne Rosen
Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA
Release : 2019-07-10
ISBN : 9780199031337
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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"Aimed at second- and third-year ethics courses offered out of medical schools, health sciences departments, and nursing programs, Doing Right: A Practical Guide to Ethics for Medical Trainees is a practical guide to analyzing and resolving the ethical dilemmas medical practitioners face on a day-to-day basis. Drawing extensively on real-life scenarios, this book takes a case-based approach to provide students and practitioners with the advice and skills they need to help their patients and overcome ethical challenges in the field. Newly co-authored by Wayne Rosen and fully revised and updated to include up-to-date coverage of such important topics as the impact of digital technology and social media, Medical Assistance in Dying legislation, this fourth edition of Doing Right will provide readers with the most up-to-date guidebook to medical ethics available."--

Ethics in Everyday Places

Ethics in Everyday Places Book
Author : Tom Koch
Publisher : MIT Press
Release : 2018-01-12
ISBN : 0262343916
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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An exploration of moral stress, distress, and injuries inherent in modern society through the maps that pervade academic and public communications worlds. In Ethics in Everyday Places, ethicist and geographer Tom Koch considers what happens when, as he puts it, “you do everything right but know you've done something wrong." The resulting moral stress and injury, he argues, are pervasive in modern Western society. Koch makes his argument "from the ground up," from the perspective of average persons, and through a revealing series of maps in which issues of ethics and morality are embedded. The book begins with a general grounding in both moral stress and mapping as a means of investigation. The author then examines the ethical dilemmas of mapmakers and others in the popular media and the sciences, including graphic artists, journalists, researchers, and social scientists. Koch expands from the particular to the general, from mapmaker and journalist to the readers of maps and news. He explores the moral stress and injury in educational funding, poverty, and income inequality ("Why aren't we angry that one in eight fellow citizens lives in federally certified poverty?"), transportation modeling (seen in the iconic map of the London transit system and the hidden realities of exclusion), and U.S. graft organ transplantation. This uniquely interdisciplinary work rewrites our understanding of the nature of moral stress, distress and injury, and ethics in modern life. Written accessibly and engagingly, it transforms how we think of ethics—personal and professional—amid the often conflicting moral injunctions across modern society. Copublished with Esri Press

Ethical Practice in Everyday Health Care

Ethical Practice in Everyday Health Care Book
Author : E. R. Walrond
Publisher : University of West Indies Press
Release : 2005
ISBN : 9789766401641
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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The public expects members of the medical profession to conduct themselves according to the terms of the Hippocratic oath, yet few physicians and virtually no laypersons know what is in that oath. For the oath to reach beyond its symbolic importance, ethical conduct must be learned and practised. There are many texts on the practice of medicine, surgery and all of the related disciplines, yet one is hard pressed to find anything on ethical practice in any of them. Scholarly texts on ethics tend to deal with the landmark issues and dilemmas that have occurred within particular jurisdictions or religions. This book is intended as a student-friendly text that seeks not to turn students into ethics scholars but to provide them with a practical guide to ethical conduct in everyday medical practice. and discussion are provided for each of the following areas: Ethical Practices in Health Care Law and Ethics Rights of Patients and Responsibilities of Health-Care Providers The Rights of Health-Care Professionals The Duty of Care Confidentiality Consent to Treatment Life and Death Research Ethics Ethics in Public Health Practice Ethical Practice in Everyday Health Care is useful, practical and student friendly. The exercises and discussions will stimulate thought about ethical conduct and help students to develop and translate ethical principles into their daily practice as health-care workers. Dr Walrond offers a ready and concise source of information for medical students on ethical issues. The text is simple, comprehensive and factual, addressing issues encountered in everyday medical practices. Case studies provide practical illustrations of complex ethical issues.

The Different Faces of Autonomy

The Different Faces of Autonomy Book
Author : M. Schermer
Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
Release : 2013-04-17
ISBN : 9401599726
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Patient autonomy is a much discussed and debated subject in medical ethics, as well as in healthcare practice, medical law, and healthcare policy. This book provides a detailed and nuanced analysis of both the concept of autonomy and the principle of respect for autonomy, in an accessible style. The unique feature of this book is that it combines empirical research into hospital practice with thorough philosophical analyses. As such, it is an example of a new movement in applied ethics, that of 'empirical ethics'. The key themes are informed consent and medical decision making, personal well-being, competence, paternalism and decision making for incompetent patients. Much attention is also devoted to autonomy in non-decision making situations - patient control over small everyday aspects of care, authenticity and existential aspects of illness, autonomy and the 'ethics of care', and the relationship between autonomy and trust in the physician-patient relationship. This book will be of interest to those working or studying in the field of medical ethics and applied ethics but also to healthcare professionals and health policy makers.