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Ethical issues in cancer patient care

Author: Peter Angelos
Publisher: New York, NY : Springer, ©2008.
Series: Cancer treatment and research, v. 140.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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This second edition addresses a variety of ethical issues that arise in the care of oncology patients. It covers issues that are central to contemporary medical practice and medical ethics inquiry.

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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Angelos
ISBN: 9780387736389 0387736387 9780387736396 0387736395 9780387877174 0387877177 0387788115 9780387788111
OCLC Number: 166358014
Description: xii, 258 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Contents: An open letter to doctors / Parvez Kamangar --
Physicians and cancer patients : communication and advance directives / Peter Angelos and Muneera R. Kapadia --
Information is not enough : the place of statistics in the doctor-patient relationship / Kathryn Key Montgomery and Ellen Key Harris-Braun --
Cross-cultural issues in caring for patients with cancer / Tod Chambers --
Hope and communication in cancer care : what patients tell us / Susan Hedlund --
Addressing the spiritual needs of patients / Christina M. Puchalski --
Pediatric cancer care : special issues in ethical decision making / Sarah Zieber and Sarah Friebert --
The ethics of responding to pain and suffering / Timothy F. Murphy --
Are there limits to oncology care? (Futility) / Gary R. Shapiro --
The role of palliative medicine in cancer patient care / William M. Mitchell and Charles F. von Gunten --
Holding on and letting go : ethical issues regarding the care of children with cancer / Aviva Goldberg and Joel Frader --
Communicating errors / Christian J. Vercler and Peter Angelos --
Research ethics and the ethics of research : should we offer clinical trial participation or clinical research partnership to oncology patients in the new millennium? / Heather Sampson --
Does reimbursement affect physicians' decision making? Examples from the use of recombinent erythropoietin / June M. McKoy, Cara C. Tigue, and Charles L. Bennett.
Series Title: Cancer treatment and research, v. 140.
Responsibility: edited by Peter Angelos.

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From the reviews of the second edition: "The contributors to this book deal with a variety of ethical issues related to the care of cancer patients in an accessible, nontechnical manner. a ] The Read more...

 
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