Clinical Ethics

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9780023613609: Clinical Ethics

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“The authors articulate a systematic method of case analysis for facing challenges in clinical ethics built upon what they refer to as the ‘four topics approach,’ neatly summarized on a single-page pullout reference card, providing easy portability of the method to the bedside... the authors provide numerous realistic case examples throughout, which help illustrate a number of the key concepts in the text...The authors have admirably updated their text with newer ethical concerns.”--Journal of the American Medical Association

Clinical Ethics introduces the "four-topics" method of approaching ethical problems (i.e., medical indications, patient preferences, quality of life, and contextual features). Each of the four chapters represents one of the topics. In each chapter, the authors discuss cases and provide comments and recommendations. The four-topics method is an organizational process by which clinicians can begin to understand the complexities involved in ethical cases and can proceed to find a solution for each case.

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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
  • About the Author:

    Albert R. Jonsen, PhD: Professor Emeritus of Ethics in Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Washington. Seattle, WA

    Mark Siegler, MD: Lindy Bergman Distinguished Service Professor of Medicine; and Director, MacLean Center for Clinical Medical Ethics, University of Chicago, IL

    William J. Winslade, PhD, JD: University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston; and Distinguished Visiting Professor of Law, University of Houston, Health, Law, and Policy Institute, TX

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    Jonsen, Albert R., Siegler, Mark, Winsla
    Published by Macmillan USA (1982)
    ISBN 10: 0023613602 ISBN 13: 9780023613609
    New Hardcover Quantity Available: 2
    Murray Media
    (North Miami Beach, FL, U.S.A.)

    Book Description Macmillan USA, 1982. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110023613602

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