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Resolving Ethical Dilemmas: A Guide for Clinicians
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Resolving Ethical Dilemmas: A Guide for Clinicians

Publication Year: 2013
Edition: 5th Ed.
Authors/Editor: Bernard Lo MD
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW)
ISBN: 978-1-451-17640-7
Doody's Star Rating®:  Score: 89
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Helps readers tackle the common and often challenging ethical issues that affect patient care.

The book begins with a concise discussion of clinical ethics that provides the background information essential to understanding key ethical issues. Readers then explore a wide range of real-world ethical dilemmas, each accompanied by expert guidance on salient issues and how to approach them. The book’s two-color design improves retention of material for visual learners. An accompanying website lets readers access the full text, along with features designed to reinforce understanding and test knowledge.

New to the Fifth Edition:
This edition includes new discussions of ethical issues as they relate to clinical practice guidelines and evidence-based medicine, electronic medical records, genetic testing, and opioid prescription. The book also includes an increased focus on ethical issues in ambulatory care. Readers will also find more detailed analysis of cases, more examples of ethical reasoning, more highlight pages relating clinical ethics to emergency medicine, oncology, palliative care, and family medicine. Also new are discussions of quality improvement and use of advance care planning rather than advance directives.

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  • Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW)
  • Product Type: Book
  • Author/Editor: Bernard Lo MD
  • ISBN: 978-1-451-17640-7
  • Specialty:
    Advanced Practice
    Internal Medicine
    Legal Issues
    Medical Law, Ethics & Other Humanities
    Medical Review
    Nurse Practitioner
    Primary Care/Family Medicine/General Practice
  • Language: English
  • Edition: 5th Ed.
  • Pages: 384
  • Illustrations: 0
  • Year: 2013
  • Doody's Star Rating®:  Score: 89

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