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Ethics and the law involving the elderly

Chris Dodds, Chandra M. Kumar and Frédérique Servin.

in Anaesthesia for the Elderly Patient

P ublished online May 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Medical Ethics. 2437 words.

• Ethics provide a system to judge whether care is for the individual’s or society’s benefit. • Ultimately ethical frameworks are the responsibility of society. • Duty of care follows from...

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Family support and ethics

Edited by Grenville Fox, Nicholas Hoque and Timothy Watts.

in Oxford Handbook of Neonatology

P ublished online August 2010 .

Chapter. Subjects: Medical Ethics. 2054 words.

Introduction - Communicating with parents - Consent to treatment - End of life decisions - Parental demands for continuing intensive care - Withdrawal of care - Further information

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Ethics in cancer care

Edited by Mike Tadman and Dave Roberts.

in Oxford Handbook of Cancer Nursing

March 2007; p ublished online August 2010 .

Chapter. Subjects: Medical Ethics. 2837 words.

Introduction and overview of ethical guidance - End of life issues - Withdrawing and withholding treatment

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Ethical issues

Max Watson, Caroline Lucas, Andrew Hoy and Jo Wells.

in Oxford Handbook of Palliative Care

June 2009; p ublished online August 2010 .

Chapter. Subjects: Medical Ethics. 5901 words.

Chapter 1 discusses four clinical scenarios andapplyies the principles of ethics in order to reach a balanced compromise that can help provide a path through uncertainty. The chapter also...

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Medical ethics

Tony Hope.

in Oxford Textbook of Medicine

May 2010; p ublished online May 2010 .

Chapter. Subjects: Medical Ethics. 5526 words.

Medicine is a moral enterprise as well as a scientific one. It is as important to give reasons for the ethical aspects as it is for the scientific aspects of a decision. The corollary of...

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Emergency Ethics

Edited by Bruce Jennings, John D. Arras, Drue H. Barrett and Barbara A. Ellis.

March 2016; p ublished online April 2016 .

Book. Subjects: Medical Ethics. 320 pages.

This book brings together some of the leading scholars in the fields of public health ethics and bioethics to discuss disaster or emergency ethics and ethical aspects of preparedness and...

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Medical Experimentation

Charles Fried.

Edited by Franklin Miller and Alan Wertheimer.

May 2016; p ublished online June 2016 .

Book. Subjects: Medical Ethics. 256 pages.

Charles Fried’s 1974 treatise is a classic statement of the moral relationship between doctor and patient as expressed in the concept of personal care. This concept is then tested in the...

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Ethical Aspects of Public Health Emergency Preparedness and Response

Bruce Jennings and John D. Arras.

in Emergency Ethics

March 2016; p ublished online April 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Medical Ethics. 33879 words.

This chapter provides an overview and distinctive approach to disaster ethics, emergency ethics, and public health ethics in general. It considers what kind of activity public health...

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Justice, Resource Allocation, and Emergency Preparedness

Norman Daniels.

in Emergency Ethics

March 2016; p ublished online April 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Medical Ethics. 10116 words.

This chapter shows how the principles, considerations, and procedures that play a role in planning for population health emergencies can be applied to the context of allocation of scare...

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Vulnerable Populations in the Context of Public Health Emergency Preparedness Planning and Response

Madison Powers.

in Emergency Ethics

March 2016; p ublished online April 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Medical Ethics. 6168 words.

This chapter describes several kinds of vulnerability to harm that arise in the context of emergency preparedness planning and response policy. First, it should be recognized that there are...

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