Doing right : a practical guide to ethics for medical trainees and physicians (Book, 2009) [University of Maryland, College Park]
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Doing right : a practical guide to ethics for medical trainees and physicians

Doing right : a practical guide to ethics for medical trainees and physicians

Author: Philip C Hébert
Publisher: Don Mills, Ont. ; New York : Oxford University Press, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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Doing Right is a comprehensive introduction to ethics in the healthcare professions. Philip Hebert outlines realistic scenarios (many of them based on actual cases) and explores the ethical challenges they pose for healthcare professionals. In this way, readers learn how to analyze problems, weigh alternatives, and make difficult decisions.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Philip C Hébert
ISBN: 9780195428414 0195428412
OCLC Number: 231880156
Description: xii, 290 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Ethics matters: principles and ethically sound medicine --
Almost revolution: autonomy and patient-based care --
No man an island: confidentiality and trust --
Power to heal: truth, lies, and deception in clinical practice --
Power to choose: due care and informed consent --
Waning and waxing self: capacity and incapacity in medical care --
Helping and not harming: beneficience and non-maleficence --
Conduct becoming: medical professionalism and managing error --
Beyond the patient: doing justice in medical care --
Labour pains: ethics and new life --
Dark wood: end-of-life decisions.
Responsibility: Philip C. Hébert.

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Doing Right is a concise and practical guide to ethical decision-making in medicine. The text is aimed at second and third year one-semester ethics courses offered in medical schools, health sciences  Read more...
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