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Dementia care poses ethical quagmires

Dementia presents unique ethical challenges for physicians because it is a “disease of autonomy.”. ... Jokela, MD, MPH, FACP, Chair of ACP's Ethics, Professionalism, and Human Rights Committee.
May 2020

Ethics rounds

Ethics rounds. A 35 year old woman comes to see you for a sore throat. ... Respecting a patient's autonomy (one of our current ethical imperatives) means providing informed consent, that is, telling the patient anything they reasonably need to know to
September 2020

We need to rethink professionalism

And once again, professionalism rears its ugly head. Professionalism revolves around expectations and norms set by the profession. ... Similarly, in the white coat debate, professionalism drives the argument that physicians should wear a white coat.
September 2020

Why should medical ethics matter?

Here is a sampling from the everyday ethical smorgasbord that a doctor faces. ... Ethics in the office should not be a private matter. Become a subscriber! .
September 2020

Is uterus transplantation ethical?

I have felt in many instances that the ethical ramifications of some of these techniques are minimized or dismissed. ... Is it ethical to risk a healthy patient's life with highly complex surgery even if she consents to it? •
September 2020

QD: News Every Day--Most online Alzheimer's tests fail on validity, reliability, ethics

QD: News Every Day--Most online Alzheimer's tests fail on validity, reliability, ethics. ... policies, failure to disclose commercial conflicts of interests, failure to meet the stated scope of the test and failure to word the test outcomes in an
September 2020

Professionalism in wartime: Arab and Jewish medical staffers caring together

Professionalism in wartime: Arab and Jewish medical staffers caring together. [Editor’s Note: The following is quoted from Tal Kessler, an intern at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, and was translated
September 2020

War dilemmas put medical ethics under fire

During the session, sponsored by the College's Ethics, Professionalism and Human Rights Committee, Walter J. ... The ethical pressures on these hypothetical physicians only increased with the second case study.
July 2008

Examining ethical dilemmas that occur in everyday practice

Finally, from a preventive ethics perspective, this case highlights the importance of having early conversations with patients and families about foreseeable future ethical dilemmas. ... E-mail us your comments on this case and commentary. ACP's Center
January 2008

Is office colonoscopy ethical?

Is office colonoscopy ethical? While I consider myself to be an ethical practitioner, I am not perfect, and neither is the medical profession. ... I will present a recurrent ethical dilemma to my fair and balanced readers and await their judgment.
September 2020

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