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Ethical Issues in Anesthesiology and Surgery

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Barbara G. Jericho, editor. (1st ed.) --Cham: Springer , c2015.
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Each chapter includes an ethical challenge presented as a clinical case scenario that readers may relate to in their daily practice of anesthesiology and surgery. The ethical issues surrounding each chapter's content are examined in an easily understandable manner for the specific target audience to improve the understanding and management of ethical dilemmas in patient care. Informed consent issues for the adult and pediatric patient, perioperative considerations of do-not-resuscitate orders, …
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Jericho, Barbara G.
Responsibility
Barbara G. Jericho, editor
Edition
1st ed.
Place of Publication
Cham
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
c2015
Physical Description
1 online resource (xiii, 238 p. : 5 illus., 1 illus. in color)
ISBN
9783319159492
9783319159485 (print ed.)
Subjects (MeSH)
Anesthesiology - ethics
Ethics, Medical
General Surgery - ethics
Abstract
Each chapter includes an ethical challenge presented as a clinical case scenario that readers may relate to in their daily practice of anesthesiology and surgery. The ethical issues surrounding each chapter's content are examined in an easily understandable manner for the specific target audience to improve the understanding and management of ethical dilemmas in patient care. Informed consent issues for the adult and pediatric patient, perioperative considerations of do-not-resuscitate orders, ethical issues of drug shortages, transplantation ethics, surgical care of patients and futility, conscientious objection, informed consent and disclosure of surgeon experience, and research and publication ethics are included and based on the experience of the Editor and the roster of contributors.
Contents
1. Informed Consent: Pediatric Patients, Adolescents, and Emancipated Minors -- 2. Preoperative Testing: Ethical Challenges, Evidence-Based Medicine and Informed Consent -- 3. Informed Consent and the Disclosure of Surgeon Experience -- 4. Perioperative Considerations of Do Not Resuscitate and Do Not Intubate Orders in Adult Patients -- 5. Pediatric Patients: Do Not Resuscitate Decisions -- 6. Ethical Care of the Children of Jehovah's Witnesses -- 7. Fatigue and the Care of Patients -- 8. Conscientious Objection -- 9. Ethical Implications of Drug Shortages -- 10. Ethical Challenges in High-Risk Innovative Surgery -- 11. Professionalism in the Operating Room -- 12. Honesty in the Perioperative Setting: Error and Communication -- 13. Futility and the Care of the Perioperative Patient -- 14. End-of-Life Issues: Management of Cardiac Implantable Electronic Devices -- 15. End-of-Life Issues: Spirituality -- 16. Ethics in Research and Publication -- 17. Ethics and Evidence Regarding Animal Subjects Research: Splitting Hares--or Swallowing Camels?
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