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Examining ethical dilemmas that occur in everyday practice

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 the wishes of her family?.
https://acpinternist.org/archives/2008/01/ethics.htm
1 Jan 2008

Editor's Note

Readers will notice many changes in our January 2008 issue, which will relaunch as ACP Internist with a new look and expanded content. ACP Internist will feature the same high-caliber reporting that readers have come to expect from ACP Observer, with some notable additions and improvements.
https://acpinternist.org/archives/2008/01/editor.htm
1 Jan 2008

In-office research can trip up even the most ethical doctors

Brian J. McMahon, MACP, took pride in adhering to the highest ethical standards during a sponsored practice-based research study on a hepatitis vaccine.
https://acpinternist.org/archives/2008/01/research.htm
1 Jan 2008

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. Case study: The ethics of end-of-life care erupt in the ICU.
https://acpinternist.org/archives/2008/02/ethics.htm
1 Feb 2008

Cultural differences complicate a terminal cancer diagnosis

The College's new guidelines recommend that clinicians regularly assess end-of-life patients for symptoms of pain, dyspnea and depression, and use proven therapies to treat these conditions.
https://acpinternist.org/archives/2008/03/four.htm
1 Mar 2008

‘Preventive ethics' come into play when a DNR is confusing

A case study examines how a hospitalist handled confusing and conflicting demands placed by a do-not-resuscitate order.
https://acpinternist.org/archives/2008/04/three.htm
1 Apr 2008

Editor's Note: Family ties help close the generation gap

Washington, D.C., is lending not just a location but also a theme to many of the offerings at Internal Medicine 2008.
https://acpinternist.org/archives/2008/04/four.htm
1 Apr 2008

Physician should transfer records regardless of patient's bill

A physician's refusal to turn over the records of a patient with an outstanding bill may be seen as abandonment.
https://acpinternist.org/archives/2008/05/six.htm
1 May 2008

A patient finds that his treatment is worse than the disease

A case study addresses ways to handle turning off an implanted cardioverter-defibrilator when a patient finds the shocks worse than the prospect of dying.
https://acpinternist.org/archives/2008/06/three.htm
1 Jun 2008

Letters to the Editor

Opinions on pharmacy benefit managers, imaging, ethics and primary care.
https://acpinternist.org/archives/2008/07/letters.htm
1 Jul 2008

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