QD: News Every Day--Medical practitioners seen as more honest, ethical than other professionals. ... Medical professionals, especially nurses, are perceived as vastly more ethical than other professions, a Gallup poll found.
The long arm of medical ethics. Skid Row Study. The New York Times ran a fascinating piece about a dusty old medical experiment that was brought back to life recently after ... Ethical tragedies are difficult to recognize in the present,” [the author]
The ethics of performance measurement. For years I have argued that performance measurement has significant potential for unintended consequences. ... We could argue that performance measurement raises important concerns about professionalism, if indeed
Dementia presents unique ethical challenges for physicians because it is a “disease of autonomy.”. ... Jokela, MD, MPH, FACP, Chair of ACP's Ethics, Professionalism, and Human Rights Committee.
For now, just hold that thought, please. Medical ethics can be very challenging. ... But in a world where means justify ends, and unintended consequences don't matter, the very concept of ethics has met a very mean end already. .
The proliferation of right-to-try legislation might create treatment challenges for doctors as well, said Tom Bledsoe, MD, FACP, chair of ACP's Ethics, Professionalism and Human Rights Committee. ... Bledsoe, who was speaking personally and not in his
Informed consent is a commonly discussed concept, but the closely related issue of “informed refusal” raises its own set of ethical questions for physicians.
From a preventive ethics perspective, the attending hospitalist should never have had to face this ethical dilemma. ... Lachlan Forrow, FACP, is director of the Ethics Support Service at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston and associate
A Harvard expert moderates a new column on ethical case studies and suggests some practical strategies for handling and preventing conflicts. ... Case study: The ethics of end-of-life care erupt in the ICU.
online. Payments should be commensurate with the time, effort and actual expense on the research project, according to Lois Snyder, director of the College's Center for Ethics and Professionalism. ... a community-based office, contact Lois Snyder, JD,