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Title Ethical problems in emergency medicine : a discussion-based review / John Jesus, James G. Adams, Shamai A. Grossman, Richard Wolfe, Arthur R. Derse, Peter Rosen
Published Hoboken, N.J. : Wiley-Blackwell, 2012
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Description 1 online resource
Series Current topics in emergency medicine
Current topics in emergency medicine.
Contents Ethical Problems in Emergency Medicine; Contents; Contributors; Preface; Section One: Challenging professionalism; 1: Physician care of family, friends, or colleagues; 2: The impaired physician; 3: Disclosure of medical error and truth telling; 4: Conflicts between patient requests and physician obligations; 5: Judgmental attitudes and opinions in the emergency department; 6: Using physicians as agents of the state; Section Two: End-of-life decisions; 7: Family-witnessed resuscitation in the emergency department: making sense of ethical and practical considerations in an emotional debate
Summary This book is designed to consolidate the relevant literature as well as the thoughts of professionals currently working in the field into a practical and accessible reference for the emergency medical technician, student, nurse, resident, and attending emergency physician. Each chapter is divided into four sections: case presentation, discussion, review of the current literature, and recommendations. Designed to serve simultaneously as a learning and reference tool, each chapter begins with a real case that was encountered in an ED setting. The case presentation is followed by a short discussion
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Description based on print version record and CIP data provided by publisher
Subject Emergency medicine -- Moral and ethical aspects.
Medical ethics.
Form Electronic book
Author Jesus, John.
LC no. 2012003991
ISBN 111829212X (epub)
1118292138 (pdf)
1118292146 (mobi)
9781118292129 (epub)
9781118292136 (pdf)
9781118292143 (mobi)