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The ethics of end-of-life care erupt in the ICU

A Harvard expert moderates a new column on ethical case studies and suggests some practical strategies for handling and preventing conflicts.
February 2008

A patient finds that his treatment is worse than the disease

Notably, there are no ethical or legal distinctions between withholding a treatment and withdrawing a previously consented treatment after it has been started. ... Another reason may be that the cardiologist and patient are unaware of the ethical and
June 2008

Time neither heals nor absolves after romantic involvement

However, is it a breach of ethical standards if the content of their discussion about life stresses was minimal and the subsequent social gathering described here happened many years later? ... Ethical standards from ACP, the American Medical Association
October 2008

Social networking is a hit but will it change practice?

issues. Have a comment about the latest Ethical Dilemmas column by guest commentator Paul S.
April 2009

Editor's Note

Another new column, moderated by distinguished medical ethicist Lachlan Forrow, FACP, focuses on common ethical dilemmas faced by clinicians.
January 2008

Lebron James and medical ethics, let me explain

Lebron James and medical ethics, let me explain. Medical ethical issues confront physicians daily. ... Most of us contemplate ponderous ethical dilemmas, such as end-of-life care, allocation of the limited supply of organs for transplant or our unequal
April 2020

Editor's Note: Zeroing in on SIBO

One resource is ACP's recently updated Ethics Manual, whose seventh edition offers a six-step decision-making approach to ethical dilemmas.
May 2019

When test results go missing, an internist searches for answers

Mueller contributes to Ethical Dilemmas, a regular column appearing in ACP Internist.
April 2020

Do placebos have a place in clinical practice?

See sidebar: “Are placebos ethical?”). “It's clear from the research that there is a disconnect between the current official standards of what is legitimate and not legitimate in terms of ... Tilburt said. “Placebos create huge moral dilemmas for
April 2009

Physician should transfer records regardless of patient's bill

In addition to the ethical consequences of withholding treatment from patients, there may be legal consequences as well. ... In the above case, the current care provider can attempt to call the previous physician and explain the ethical and legal
May 2008

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