We've brought expert columnists on board to write Mindful Medicine, Practical Genomics and Ethical Dilemmas and increased our coverage of clinical conferences.
Another new column, moderated by distinguished medical ethicist Lachlan Forrow, FACP, focuses on common ethical dilemmas faced by clinicians.
I read with interest the Ethical Dilemmas column “‘Futile to whom’ challenges views on reasonable recovery,” (ACP Internist, November/December 2008) in which Douglas Van Houten, RN, describes the case of
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
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
One resource is ACP's recently updated Ethics Manual, whose seventh edition offers a six-step decision-making approach to ethical dilemmas.
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:.
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