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Mark Siegler, MD is Professor of Surgery at the University of Chicago and also a nationallyrenown expert on clinical ethics.
William Winslade, PhD, JD, is nationally known as a bioethicist and is Professor at theUniversity of Texas Medical Branch.
Table of Contents
|The Four Topics||p. 2|
|Resources in Clinical Ethics||p. 5|
|The Four Topics Chart||p. 8|
|Medical Indications||p. 9|
|Indicated and Nonindicated Interventions||p. 18|
|Clinical Judgment and Clinical Uncertainty||p. 24|
|Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) and Orders not to Resuscitate (DNR)||p. 30|
|Medical Error||p. 39|
|Determination of Death||p. 40|
|Pediatric Notes||p. 44|
|Patient Preferences||p. 47|
|Informed Consent||p. 51|
|Decisional Capacity||p. 65|
|Decision Making for the Mentally Incapacitated Patient||p. 80|
|Surrogate Decision-Makers||p. 87|
|Failure to Cooperate in the Therapeutic Relationship||p. 92|
|Pediatric Notes||p. 102|
|Quality of Life||p. 109|
|Divergent Evaluations of Quality of Life||p. 116|
|Enhancement Medicine||p. 125|
|Compromised Quality of Life and Life-Sustaining Interventions||p. 126|
|Pain Relief for Terminally Ill Patients||p. 144|
|Medically Assisted Dying||p. 148|
|Care of the Dying Patient||p. 155|
|Treatment of Attempted or Suspected Suicides||p. 156|
|Pediatric Notes||p. 158|
|Contextual Features||p. 161|
|Health Professions||p. 165|
|Other Interested Parties||p. 170|
|Confidentiality of Medical Information||p. 174|
|Economics of Clinical Care||p. 181|
|Allocation of Scarce Health Resources||p. 187|
|Influence of Religion on Clinical Decisions||p. 199|
|Role of Law in Clinical Ethics||p. 201|
|Clinical Research||p. 203|
|Clinical Teaching||p. 211|
|Public Health||p. 214|
|Organizational Ethics||p. 219|
|Pediatric Notes||p. 222|
|Pullout Card-The Four Topics Chart|
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