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Influence, interactions, and ethical dilemmas

Advances in technology, genetics, and evolving financial reimbursement models continue to create new ethical conundrums or add layers or twists to age-old debates.
https://acpinternist.org/archives/2019/05/influence-interactions-and-ethical-dilemmas.htm
1 May 2019

Spanish translation of ACP's Ethics Manual, Sixth Edition, now available

The Spanish translation of ACP's Ethics Manual, Sixth Edition, is now available online.
https://acpinternist.org/weekly/archives/2014/01/14/6.htm
14 Jan 2014

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

Refusal of treatment can present some tricky ethical dilemmas

This issue includes stories on informed refusal and on managing psoriasis.
https://acpinternist.org/archives/2014/02/editors.htm
1 Feb 2014

Internist searches for answers when test results go missing

An internist is surprised by a patient's previous blood work, which shows a dramatic rise in PSA levels. There is no evidence in the medical record that the patient was informed of, or that the internist acted upon, the prior abnormal PSA result. However, the internist is certain she never saw it. What should she do next?.
https://acpinternist.org/archives/2009/04/ethics.htm
1 Apr 2009

‘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: Zeroing in on SIBO

This issue also covers ethics, decisions aids, and dosing and response to common drugs.
https://acpinternist.org/archives/2019/05/editors-note-zeroing-in-on-sibo.htm
1 May 2019

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

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.
https://acpinternist.org/archives/2008/09/ethics.htm
1 Sep 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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