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QD: News Every Day--Medical practitioners seen as more honest, ethical than other professionals

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.
September 2020

The long arm of medical ethics

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]
September 2020

The ethics of performance measurement

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
September 2020

Dementia care poses ethical quagmires

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.
May 2020

Means, at the ends of ethics

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. .
September 2020

Balancing ethics, risks of ‘right to try’

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
January 2018

Refusal of treatment can present some tricky ethical dilemmas

Informed consent is a commonly discussed concept, but the closely related issue of “informed refusal” raises its own set of ethical questions for physicians.
February 2014

‘Preventive ethics' come into play when a DNR is confusing

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
April 2008

The ethics of end-of-life care erupt in the ICU

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.
February 2008

In-office research can trip up even the most ethical doctors

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,
January 2008

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