Finally, from a preventive ethics perspective, this case highlights the importance of having early conversations with patients and families about foreseeable future ethical dilemmas. ... E-mail us your comments on this case and commentary. ACP's Center
Ethics rounds. A 35 year old woman comes to see you for a sore throat. ... Respecting a patient's autonomy (one of our current ethical imperatives) means providing informed consent, that is, telling the patient anything they reasonably need to know to
Here is a sampling from the everyday ethical smorgasbord that a doctor faces. ... Ethics in the office should not be a private matter. Become a subscriber! .
I have felt in many instances that the ethical ramifications of some of these techniques are minimized or dismissed. ... Is it ethical to risk a healthy patient's life with highly complex surgery even if she consents to it? •
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. .
During the session, sponsored by the College's Ethics, Professionalism and Human Rights Committee, Walter J. ... The ethical pressures on these hypothetical physicians only increased with the second case study.
Lebron James and medical ethics, let me explain. Medical ethical issues confront physicians daily. ... Many ethical decision points are rather quotidian, not situations that would serve as content for bioethical conferences.
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.
What is interesting to me about the Henrietta Lacks story is comparing the evolution of biomedical research ethics in that era (1940s-70s) with the ethical dilemmas that face us today. ... Is it a witch-hunt, or is the cleansing of these relationships
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.