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Medical ethics and the elderly

Author: G S Rai; Gurdeep S Rai; Iva Blackman
Publisher: Oxford ; San Francisco : Radcliffe Medical, ©2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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This is a concise introductory handbook providing practical, realistic guidance on how to evaluate and manage common ethical problems encountered in day-to-day care of elderly patients.
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Genre/Form: Handbooks and manuals
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: G S Rai; Gurdeep S Rai; Iva Blackman
ISBN: 185775851X 9781857758511
OCLC Number: 55521186
Description: xi, 163 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Principles of medical ethics / Kamilla K. Porter and Gurcharan S. Rai --
Confidentiality / Catherine McAdam and Gurcharan S. Rai --
Informed consent / Martin J. Vernon --
Decisions of life-sustaining therapy: nutrition and fluid / Martin J. Vernon and Olivier Gaillemin --
Ethical issues and expenditure on health and social care / Steven Luttrell --
Cardiopulmonary resuscitation / Rachel Powis, Kevin Stewart and Gurcharan S. Rai --
Mental incapacity and best interests / Steven Luttrell --
Advance directives / Donald Portsmouth --
Ethical issues in stroke management / David Sulch and Lalit Kalra --
Ethics of driving assessment in dementia: care, competence and communication / David Robinson and Desmond O'Neill --
Achieving a good death / Nick Coni and Catherine McAdam --
Ethical issues in dementia / Gurcharan S. Rai and Iva Blackman --
The use of restraints / Nick Coni and Gurcharan S. Rai --
Quality of life in healthcare decisions / Ann Bowling.
Responsibility: edited by Gurcharan S. Rai ; law sections edited by Gurdeep S. Rai ; cartoons by Iva Blackman.
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