What ethical grounds could ICU staff have for refusing, allowing her to die when she might live?
These great issues hover over us. We physicians face ethical dilemmas every day in the mundane world of our medical practices. ... Here is a sampling from the everyday ethical smorgasbord that a doctor faces.
They usually take the opportunity to rip on other specialties--"I know you guys don't do this, but those surgeons." But during today's session on ethical dilemmas (which was
Mueller contributes to Ethical Dilemmas, a regular column appearing in ACP Internist.
What is interesting to me about the Henrietta Lacks story is comparing the evolution of biomedical research ethics in that era (1940s-70s) with the ethical dilemmas that face us today. ... Is it a witch-hunt, or is the cleansing of these relationships
To simplify ethical decisions, some physicians are choosy about the projects they agree to take on. ... Those who talked to ACP Observer about office-based research offered the following advice for avoiding ethical dilemmas:.
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
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
We have received many responses to our new columns, Ethical Dilemmas by Lachlan Forrow, FACP, and Mindful Medicine by Jerome Groopman, FACP, and Pamela Hartzband, FACP.
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