Clinical Ethics Casebook

ISBN-10: 053456092X

ISBN-13: 9780534560928

Edition: 2nd 2003 (Revised)

Authors: Peter Horn

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This casebook consists of hundreds of case vignettes drawn from a variety of areas of clinical practice. It presents over 200 brief, concrete examples along with specific questions and alternatives that highlight the challenging ethical problems involved. This book can be read independently or can serve as a supplement to any core text in clinical/medical ethics.
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List price: $95.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: Wadsworth
Publication date: 4/30/2002
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 208
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.638
Language: English

Professional Codes, Roles, and Boundaries
Interpreting the Hippocratic Oath
Interpreting the ANA Code
Interpreting The AMA's Code Of Ethics
Conscientious Refusal to Participate in a Procedure
Waiting Room Waits
The Staff Disagrees
Relationships with Patients: Some Boundary Issues
Religious Convictions Expressed In a Public Setting
Physician-Assisted Execution. Accepting Gifts
A Hateful Patient
A Doctor Treats Her Family
The Doctor Who Treats Himself
Protecting Patients and Judging Professional Competence
A Dosage Error and an Incident Report
A Patient in Pain
Good Samaritan After a Beer? Patient Care During a Strike
Unlicensed Assistive Personnel
Turf or Expertise
Podiatrists or Orthopedic Surgeons? Turf or Expertise
Nurses or Doctors? Turf or Expertise
Psychiatrists or Psychologists?
Ethical Issues in Health Care Education
Education And (In)Experience: Two Vignettes
Education and Risk
Practicing Invasive Procedures on the Newly Dead
How Much Work is Excessive for Residents? Students and Residents Observe Ob/Gyn and Urology Patients
Pressures on Residents to Overlook Possible Wrongdoing: Two Vignettes
Relationships Between Students and Teachers: More Boundary Issues
Videotaping Patients
Managed Care and Health Care Business
HMO Phobia
A Managed Care Firm Requests a Psychologist's Reports
Managing Managed Care
Changing Hospital Ownership
Advertisements in Journals and Other Periodicals
Pharmaceutical Research Funding
A Salesperson Treats Residents to Lunch
Drug Samples for Patients
Conflicts of Interest
Pharmaceutical Companies and Developing Nations
Biopatenting Human Genome Sequences
A Research Subject's Comprehension Confusion
Parental Research Incentive
Compensating Parents for Research on Their Children
How Much Disclosure is Needed For Consent? Relying On Studies and Experience
Balancing Human's and Mice's Interests
Nontherapeutic Research with Alzheimer's Patients
A Proxy's "Consent" For Research
Phase 1 Clinical Trials on Children
Experimental Transplantation from Other Species
Is it a Bird? Is it a Plant? Randomized Clinical Trials and Errors
Controversial Fetal Research: Two Vignettes
Conflict of Interest Policies
A Marketplace of Ideas
Bioweapons Research
Pediatric Contexts
Suspicion of Child Abuse
Reality TV: Covert Surveillance to Protect a Child
Incest and Confidentiality
A Mother Demands Contraception for Her Daughter
An Adolescent Asks for Information
The Moral Equivalent of Advance Directives for Children
A Pregnant Teen with Hodgkin's Disease
Resuscitation of a Very Premature Infant
Diagnosing and Treating ADHD
Paternalism and Agoraphobia
Paternalism and a Dangerous Anorexia
Paternalism and Severe Depression
Not Guilty by Reason of Insanity? Expert Testimony
Prevention of a Possible (but Not Probable) Suicide
Refusing Investigation of Possible Cancer
Fine-Tuning the Psyche
Psychoactive Drugs for Young Children
Mental Health Parity
Valid Informed Consent and Compliance Problems
Being Asked "What Would You Do?" Irrational Treatment Refusal in an Emergency
A Mildly Mentally Retarded Patient Consents
Suspicions About Substances
A Relative's Consent for an Unwanted Procedure
Omitting Quantitative Mention of Degree of Uncertainty
A Patient Doesn't Remember Consent Specifics
Treatment Decision Under Stress
Noncompliance and Pressure
Responses to Noncompliance
Noncompliance of a Tuberculosis Carrier
Health Care Options, Culture and Diversity
Choosing Alternative Health Care Treatments
What is Quackery? Diversity and Limits: Female Circumcision
Religious Grounds for Rejecting Medical Care: Faith Healing
Jehovah's Witnesses Parents Refuse Transfusion
Sex Selection of a Physician: Four Vignettes
Forbidden Food
Is Intolerance Intolerable? By Faith A
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