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Models For Ethical Medicine In A Revolutionary Age / 298

  title={Models For Ethical Medicine In A Revolutionary Age / 298},
  author={P. Maher and G. Klerman and I. Culliton and R. Hull and D. Pellegrino and R. Sade and Lrvine H. Page},
Canadian Cataloguing in Publication Data Main entry under title: Matters of life and death ISBN 0-88866-594-6 bd. ISBN 0-88866-595-4 pa. All Rights Reserved It is not lawful to reproduce this book, or any portion thereof, apart from short passages for use in review, without permission in writing from the publishers. Reproduction of this material without authorisation by any duplication process whatsoever is a violation of copyright. 
A history of ethics and law in the intensive care unit.
Major events in the history of ethics and law in the ICU are outlined, covering the evolution of ICUs, ethical principles, informed consent and the law, medical decision-making, cardiopulmonary resuscitation, withholding and withdrawing life-sustaining therapy, legal cases involving life support, advance directives, prognostication, and futility and the allocation of medical resources. Expand
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Ethical Issues in Health Care on the Frontiers of the Twenty-First Century
Dedication. Ethical Issues in Health Care on the Frontiers of the Twenty First Century S. Wear, et al. Preface: The Continued Role of Biomedical Ethics in the Next Millenium J. Naughton. KeynoteExpand
Ethical conflicts in patient-centred care
It could hardly be denied that healthcare should be patient-centred. However, some of the practices commonly described as patient-centred care may have ethically problematic consequences. ThisExpand
“Medical Friendships” in Assisted Dying
A new model of the physician and patient relationship in assisted dying: a medical friendship is argued, based on potential conflicts faced by physicians engaged in physician-assisted dying. Expand
The Hippocratic Oath: Revisited
Whether the obligations dictated by the Oath are specifically Western or not, what has changed in the current medical environment and what should replace this traditional Oath are discussed. Expand
Doctors as fiduciaries: do medical professionals have the right not to treat?
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It is argued that professional autonomy must be subordinated to professional fidelity for the medical profession to survive as a social institution. Expand
Integrity in Scientific Research: Creating an Environment that Promotes Responsible Conduct
Patients suffer when they take part in badly designed clinical trials or are excluded from important new treatments that are delayed because of false promises based on false promises in scientific research practices. Expand
Ethical Values and Involuntary Commitment: A Decision-Making Model for Consulting Clinicians
A decision-making model is proposed in which an attempt is made to aid the clinician in making sound ethical and clinical decisions relative to the involuntary commitment of the client. Expand
Relational autonomy: what does it mean and how is it used in end-of-life care? A systematic review of argument-based ethics literature
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If you expect an exposition of rules of law regarding medical experiments, I am afraid you will be sorely disappointed, for this is not an area where the law has crystallized into firm, neat rules. Expand
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