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Ethical problems in emergency medicine : a discussion-based review

Author: John Jesus
Publisher: Hoboken, N.J. : Wiley-Blackwell, 2012.
Series: Current topics in emergency medicine.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
This book is designed to consolidate the relevant literature as well as the thoughts of professionals currently working in the field into a practical and accessible reference for the emergency medical technician, student, nurse, resident, and attending emergency physician. Each chapter is divided into four sections: case presentation, discussion, review of the current literature, and recommendations. Designed to  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Ethical problems in emergency medicine.
Hoboken, N.J. : Wiley, 2012
(DLC) 2011049653
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: John Jesus
ISBN: 9781118292129 111829212X 9781118292136 1118292138 9781118292143 1118292146 9781118292150 1118292154 1280775610 9781280775611 0470673478 9780470673478 9786613686008 661368600X
OCLC Number: 774213764
Language Note: English.
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Ethical Problems in Emergency Medicine; Contents; Contributors; Preface; Section One: Challenging professionalism; 1: Physician care of family, friends, or colleagues; 2: The impaired physician; 3: Disclosure of medical error and truth telling; 4: Conflicts between patient requests and physician obligations; 5: Judgmental attitudes and opinions in the emergency department; 6: Using physicians as agents of the state; Section Two: End-of-life decisions; 7: Family-witnessed resuscitation in the emergency department: making sense of ethical and practical considerations in an emotional debate.
Series Title: Current topics in emergency medicine.
Responsibility: John Jesus, James G. Adams, Shamai A. Grossman, Richard Wolfe, Arthur R. Derse, Peter Rosen.


Covers the major ethical dilemmas discussed within emergency medicine literature over the past decade Presents a case-based approach, with a case, a case discussion, a review of current literature,  Read more...


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This outstanding work immediately becomes the standard textbook for ethics in emergency medicine, as the best competing text (Ethics in Emergency Medicine, 2nd edition, Iserson et al. (Galen Press, Read more...

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