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Letters to the Editor

ACP Hospitalist, ACP mobile content, ACP Press, and ACP QI programs.
1 Nov 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.
1 Feb 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.
1 May 2008

Do placebos have a place in clinical practice?

Placebo use is common in internal medicine. But is it ethical? Experts examine the disconnect between the standards of medicine, and how it's actually practiced in the office.
1 Apr 2009

Time neither heals nor absolves after romantic involvement

Considering a sexual relationship with a former patient, however brief the doctor's visit, raises issues after a romantic break-up.
1 Oct 2008

Son's plea to prolong life at any cost sparks ethical quandary

Physicians aren't obligated to provide end-of-life care that is ineffective or harmful, by Lachlan Forrow, FACP.
1 Sep 2008

Social networking is a hit but will it change practice?

There's been a lot of talk in the media lately about physicians' enthusiasm for social networking. But how will it impact on the way they practice medicine?.
1 Apr 2009

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.
1 Apr 2008

Letter to the Editor

A reader reacts to ethics surrounding civilian and war-time prisoner containment.
1 Sep 2008

Looking back: Some constants amid change

Looking back at the history of health care reform to gain insight on the future of primary care medicine.
1 Jul 2009

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