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War dilemmas put medical ethics under fire | ACP Internist

Physicians debate challenges posed by war on terror and caring for enemy detainees at Guantanamo.

Ethics rounds : ACP Internist

A 35 year old woman comes to see you for a sore throat. It began about a week ago with fever, chills, and a tickle in the throat. The throat...

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Why should medical ethics matter? : ACP Internist

Medical ethics has properly gained a foothold in the public square. There is a national conversation about euthanasia, stem cell research, f...

Examining ethical dilemmas that occur in everyday practice | ACP Internist

A Harvard expert moderates a new column on ethical case studies and suggests some practical strategies for handling and preventing conflicts. Case study: How should a physician react when an elderly patient refuses life-saving treatment contrary to

QD: News Every Day--Medical practitioners seen as more honest, ethical than other professionals : ACP Internist

Medical professionals, especially nurses, are perceived as vastly more ethical than other professions, a Gallup poll found. Among 22 profess...

Balancing ethics, risks of ‘right to try’ | ACP Internist

The proliferation of right-to-try legislation might create treatment challenges for doctors as well, said Tom Bledsoe, MD, FACP, chair of ACP's Ethics, Professionalism and Human Rights Committee. ... Bledsoe, who was speaking personally and not in his

HeLa, HIPAA and the ethics of informed consent : ACP Internist

Recently I read the book The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot. This book is a must-read for anyone involved in medical re...

Refusal of treatment can present some tricky ethical dilemmas | ACP Internist

This issue includes stories on informed refusal and on managing psoriasis.

ACP's Ethics Manual spurs debate about costs of health care : ACP Internist

I regard myself as a spirited patient advocate. (What doctor doesn't?) When facing a patient, I try to focus entirely on the patient's inter...

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