Home > Books > Moral Leadership in Medicine
Moral Leadership in Medicine
View PDF

Moral Leadership in Medicine

Publication Year: 2012
Edition: 1st
Authors/Editor: Shale, Suzanne
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 978-1-107-00615-7
Doody's Star Rating®:  Score: 87
  • Description
  • Details
  • Also Recommended

Examines in detail how doctors protect patients' interests, implement morally controversial change, manage colleagues in difficulty, and rebuild trust after serious medical harm

What are the moral challenges that confront doctors as they manage healthcare institutions? How do we build trust in medical organisations? How do we conceptualize moral action? Based on accounts given by senior doctors from organisations throughout the UK, this book discusses the issues medical leaders find most troubling and identifies the moral tensions they face.

The book discusses how leaders develop moral narratives to make sense of these situations, how they behave while balancing conflicting moral goals and how they influence those around them to do the right thing in difficult circumstances. Based on empirical ethical analysis, this volume is essential reading for clinicians in leadership roles and students and academics in the fields of healthcare management, medical law and healthcare ethics.

  • Platform:
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press
  • Product Type: Book
  • Author/Editor: Shale, Suzanne
  • ISBN: 978-1-107-00615-7
  • Specialty:
    Medical Law, Ethics & Other Humanities
  • Language: English
  • Edition: 1st
  • Pages: 310
  • Illustrations: 0
  • Year: 2012
  • Doody's Star Rating®:  Score: 87

Free Instant Access
This Month

Evidence-Based Medicine Reviews (EBMR) A definitive resource for electronic information in the evidence based medicine movement that combines the most trusted resources into a single, fully-searchable database.
Global Health The only specialist bibliographic abstracting and indexing database dedicated to public health and capturing key literature that is not covered by other databases.
Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research® Original articles highlighting the latest in clinically relevant basic science of musculoskeletal diseases and their treatments.
Annals of Internal Medicine Published by the American College of Physicians, contains original articles, case reports, topical reviews, editorials, book reviews and medical notices for internal medicine.


Doody's Featured Books
Osborn's Brain: Imaging, Pathology, and Anatomy
Covers the must-know aspects of brain imaging together with spectacular pathology examples, relevant anatomy, and up-to-date techniques in neuroradiology.

Neurology Evidence: The Practice-Changing Studies
Synthesizes the vast body of literature available in neurology into one accessible, clinically relevant volume-features papers that have had the most impact on changing clinical practice.