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A casebook of medical ethics / Terrence F. Ackerman, Carson Strong.

Book Book (1989.)
Description: xvii, 240 pages ; 25 cm
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 1989.
1 of 1 copy available at NOBLE (All Libraries).
1 of 1 copy available at Gordon College. (Show all copies)
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Gordon College Stack Level 5 R 725.5 .A25 1989 (Text to Phone) Available -

  • ISBN: 0195039165
  • ISBN: 9780195039160
  • ISBN: 0195039173
  • ISBN: 9780195039177
Bibliography, etc.: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents: 1. Paternalism in the Therapeutic Relationship -- 1.1. Ambivalence Toward Electroconvulsive Therapy -- 1.2. Treatment Refusal in the Medical Intensive Care Unit -- 1.3. An Uncooperative Leukemia Patient -- 1.4. Rehabilitation of a Dependent Patient -- 1.5. Alternative Approaches to Informed Consent -- 1.6. Previous Refusal of Treatment by a Presently Comatose Patient -- 1.7. A Family's Refusal of Blood Transfusions for a Mother and Her Son -- 1.8. Deciding Whether to Discharge a Suicidal Patient -- 1.9. A Request for Sex-Reassigning Surgery -- 1.10. Divulging Information Concerning an Infant's Condition -- 2. Duties to Patient and Family -- 2.1. A Daughter's Insistence on Aggressive Treatment -- 2.2. Parental Refusal of Cancer Treatment on Religious Grounds -- 2.3. Informed Consent and the Dying Adolescent -- 2.4. Treatment Refusal for an Infant with Possible Brain Damage -- 2.5. Venereal Disease and Adolescent Confidentiality -- 2.6. Contraceptives for an Adolescent -- 2.7. Request for Abortion for a Retarded Daughter -- 2.8. Request for Hysterectomy for a Retarded Eleven-Year-Old -- 2.9. Conflict About Maintaining a Brain-Dead Woman for the Sake of Her Fetus -- 2.10. Choosing the Method of Delivery for a Fetus with Hydrocephalus -- 3. Deciding for Others -- 3.1. A Bedridden and Cognitively Impaired Elderly Patient -- 3.2. Who Should Decide for a Patient in Persistent Vegetative State? -- 3.3. Nasogastric Tube Feedings for an Elderly Stroke Patient -- 3.4. A Prolonged Stay in the Neonatal ICU -- 3.5. Deciding Treatment When the Preliminary Diagnosis is Trisomy 18 -- 3.6. Risk /Benefit Assessment of Surgery for a Child Suffering from Strokes -- 3.7. Responding to a Family's Decision for Laetrile -- 3.8. Selecting Therapy for a Mentally Retarded Teenager -- 3.9. Birth Control for a Retarded Woman -- 3.10. A Family's Lack of Commitment -- 4. Medical Research Involving Human Subjects -- 4.1. Limited Consent in Alcoholism Research -- 4.2. Disclosure of Preliminary Results in a Randomized Clinical Trial -- 4.3. Constraints on Consent in a Phase I Clinical Trial -- 4.4. Proxy Consent for Incompetent Trauma Patients -- 4.5. Undue Inducement in the Recruitment of Research Subjects -- 4.6. Nontherapeutic Research Procedures Involving Children -- 4.7. Discomfort from Repeated Nontherapeutic Research Procedures Involving Competent Adults -- 4.8. Physicians' Treatment Preferences and Recruitment of Subjects for a Randomized Clinical Trial -- 4.9. Parental Preferences and a Child's Involvement in a Randomized Clinical Trial -- 4.10. Compensating Research Injuries -- 5. Physicians, Third Parties, and Society -- 5.1. Request for Surgery the Physician Considers Unnecessary -- 5.2. Providing Free Care -- 5.3. Risk of Litigation as a Factor in Decision Making -- 5.4. Pressures to Provide Customary Care -- 5.5. Confidentiality and Child Abuse -- 5.6. Rejection of a Consultant's Advice -- 5.7. Abortion Resulting in a Live Birth -- 5.8. Costly Nutrition for a Terminal Patient -- 5.9. Cost Factors in the Choice of Treatment for Kidney Stone Disease -- 5.10. Artificial Insemination for a Single Woman.
Authors: Strong, Carson. (Added Author).

Citation:

Ackerman, Terrence F. "A casebook of medical ethics." New York : Oxford University Press, 1989.

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