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Influence, interactions, and ethical dilemmas

There is something about the nature of being a healer in a social environment that creates ethical dilemmas,” said Dr. ... The updated ACP Ethics Manual includes a six-step decision-making approach to ethical dilemmas that may help physicians, Dr.
May 2019

Refusal of treatment can present some tricky ethical dilemmas

Informed consent is a commonly discussed concept, but the closely related issue of “informed refusal” raises its own set of ethical questions for physicians.
February 2014

Examining ethical dilemmas that occur in everyday practice

The dilemmas presented are based on situations that are likely to arise in everyday practice, rather than “ethical zebras” or rare “fascinomas.”. ... Finally, from a preventive ethics perspective, this case highlights the importance of having
January 2008

Letters to the Editor

Opinions on pharmacy benefit managers, imaging, ethics and primary care.
July 2008

War dilemmas put medical ethics under fire

a session on “Ethical Challenges: Confronting Dual Loyalties When Seeing Patients on Behalf of a Third Party.”. ... The ethical pressures on these hypothetical physicians only increased with the second case study.
July 2008

Internist searches for answers when test results go missing

Errors do not necessarily constitute improper, negligent or unethical behavior, but failure to disclose them may.” Indeed, the ethical rationale for disclosing errors to patients is strong. ... American Medical Association Council on Ethical and
April 2009

Cultural differences complicate a terminal cancer diagnosis

In such a case the physician's ethical obligations to promote the patient's welfare (beneficence) and not to hurt the patient (non-maleficence) might outweigh the obligation to respect the ... Forrow after reading January's column, “Examining ethical
March 2008

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

Many if not most of these dilemmas involve shortcomings in preventive ethics, reflecting either inadequate communication with the patient or family member (or other appropriate surrogate), or inadequate or unavailable documentation ... From a preventive
April 2008

Letters to the Editor

Rodney Hornbake, FACP. Essex, Conn. I agree with opinions expressed by Lachlan Forrow, FACP, in his column [Ethical Dilemmas, “Son's plea to prolong life at any cost sparks ethical quandary”,
November 2008

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

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.
April 2008

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