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Bioethics : a clinical guide for medical students / Dan C. English.

English, Dan C. (Author).
Book Book (©1994.)
Description: xvi, 224 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm.
Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton, ©1994.
1 of 1 copy available at NOBLE (All Libraries).
1 of 1 copy available at Gordon College. (Show all copies)
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Library Location Call Number Status Due Date
Gordon College Stack Level 5 R 724 .E545 1994 (Text to Phone) Available -

  • ISBN: 0393710211
  • ISBN: 9780393710212
Bibliography, etc.: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents: Patient-physician relationship -- PPR -- Practice context -- Hospital practice -- Derivative authority -- Supervision and patient privacy -- Office practice -- Physician selection -- Defining medicine -- Role of the physician: some models -- Ethical theories and principles -- Ethical theories -- Utilitarianism -- Deontology -- Virtue -- Casuistry -- Ethical principles -- Beneficence vs. respect for autonomy -- Fidelity -- Justice -- Rules from the principles -- Informed consent -- Competent patients -- Incompetent patients -- Consent process -- Truth telling -- Confidentiality -- Interactional issues -- Skills -- Patient interviews -- Forms of communication -- Response to patient anger -- Competence -- Competence of physicians -- Competence of students -- Sexuality -- Sexual abuse of patients -- Anxiety affecting patient care -- Interventions -- Medical technology in practice -- Prescribing drugs -- Invasive procedures -- Consultations and second opinions -- Emergency care -- Hospital care -- Dying, death and in-between -- Definitions, including PVS -- Communication -- Care issues -- Resuscitation.
(cont) Stopping treatment -- Advance directives -- Pregnancy: prevention and termination -- Contraception -- Abortion -- Use of limited resources -- Principle of justice -- Review of theories -- Microallocation -- Macroallocation -- Costs -- Outcomes of care -- Possibilities for reform -- Student-specific issues -- Stress -- Conflicts of interest -- Abuse of students -- Honesty -- Health concerns -- Drugs -- Infections -- Emotional problems -- Debt -- Moral versus legal -- Definitions -- Student identity and concerns -- Court interventions -- Professional liability -- Medical injury -- Causes -- Malpractice -- Prevention of lawsuits -- Obligations to treat -- Ethical issues -- Difficult patients -- Hazardously infectious diseases -- Ethics and infectious diseases -- Personal and patient risk -- Reduction of risk -- Care of the poor -- Incidence -- Occupational risk -- Low-pay care -- Advocacy -- Individual efforts.
Subject: Medical ethics.

Citation:

English, Dan C. "Bioethics : a clinical guide for medical students." New York : W.W. Norton, ©1994.

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