Download Ethical Issues in Neurology by James L. Bernat MD PDF

By James L. Bernat MD

Written through an eminent authority from the yank Academy of Neurology's Committee on Ethics, legislations, and arts, this booklet is a wonderful textual content for all clinicians drawn to moral decision-making. The publication beneficial properties amazing shows on loss of life and palliative care, physician-assisted suicide and voluntary lively euthanasia, scientific futility, and the connection among ethics and the law.

New chapters during this version talk about how clinicians get to the bottom of moral dilemmas in perform and discover moral concerns in neuroscience learn. different highlights comprise up to date fabric on palliative sedation, increase directives, ICU withdrawal of life-sustaining remedy, gene treatment, the very-low-birth-weight untimely boy or girl, the developmentally disabled sufferer, proficient consent, organizational ethics, mind demise controversies, and fMRI and puppy experiences in relation to power vegetative state.

Show description

Read Online or Download Ethical Issues in Neurology PDF

Similar medical ethics books

In the Face of Suffering: The Philosophical-Anthropological Foundations of Clinical Ethics.

Sufferers and healthcare companies meet as ethical strangers, therefore, the normal knowledge is that medical interactions are in response to mutual appreciate. difficult this concept, this publication makes an attempt to resore the phenomenon of intersujective, benevolent care.

Medical ethics in the ancient world

During this publication Paul Carrick charts the traditional Greek and Roman foundations of Western clinical ethics. Surveying 1500 years of pre-Christian clinical ethical heritage, Carrick applies insights from old scientific ethics to advancements in modern drugs reminiscent of develop directives, gene treatment, physician-assisted suicide, abortion, and surrogate motherhood.

Pragmatist Ethics for a Technological Culture

Our technological tradition has an exceptionally dynamic personality: outdated methods of reproducing ourselves, handling nature and maintaining animals are consistently changed through new ones; norms and values with recognize to bodies, nutrients construction, well-being care and environmental security are on a regular basis being publish for dialogue.

Research misconduct policy in biomedicine : beyond the bad-apple approach

Federal laws that govern learn misconduct in biomedicine have no longer been capable of hinder an ongoing sequence of high-profile situations of fabricating, falsifying, or plagiarizing medical study. during this ebook, Barbara Redman seems to be severely at present examine misconduct coverage and proposes a brand new procedure that emphasizes institutional context and more desirable oversight.

Additional info for Ethical Issues in Neurology

Sample text

For sources on Protestant Christian bioethics, see Bouma H III, Diekema D, Langerak E, et al. Christian Faith, Health, and Medical Practice. Grand Rapids, MI: William B. Eerdmans Publishing Co, 1989; Gustafson JM. Ethics and Theology. Vol 2. Ethics from a Theocentric Perspective. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1984; Hauerwas S. A Community of Character: Toward a Constructive Christian Social Ethic. South Bend, IN: University of Notre Dame Press, 1981; and Marty ME, Vaux KL, eds. Health/Medicine and the Faith Traditions.

Frederick, MD: University Publishing Group, 1992:57–72. 87. International Organization of Islamic Medicine. Islamic Code of Medical Ethics-Kuwait Document. Al Kuwait, Kuwait: International Organization of Islamic Medicine, 1981. 88. Sachedina A. Lancet 2006:775. 89. Firth S. End-of-life: a Hindu view. Lancet 2006;366:682–686. See also Flood G. An Introduction to Hinduism. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1996. 90. Firth S. Lancet 2006:682–683. 91. Tucci G. Buddhism. In Encyclopedia Britannica, 15th ed.

But in all other clinical circumstances, the consent of the patient or surrogate first should be obtained. 8 The emergency treatment doctrine 25 provides the ethical and legal basis for emergency treatment with implied consent, an activity that is routinely conducted in emergency rooms on a daily basis. The American Academy of Neurology Ethics and Humanities Subcommittee considered the applicability of the emergency treatment doctrine to the question of whether neurologists could prescribe intravenous recombinant tissue plasminogen activator (IV rtPA) for the emergency management of stroke without the consent of the patient or surrogate.

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.18 of 5 – based on 9 votes