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Ethical Dilemmas in Emergency Medicine

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Kenneth V. Iserson, Arthur R. Derse, Joel M. Geiderman, Joy Hardison, Diane Gorgas, Jillian McGrath, Lydia Sahlani, Kelly Bookman, Leslie R. Vojta, James E. Brown, Jeremy R. Simon, Sarah C. Cavallaro, Jill M. Baren, Jay M. Brenner, Javad T. Hashmi, Eileen F. Baker, Lauren M. Sauer, Richard E. Rothman, Gabor D. Kelen, Erika Newton, Adam J. Singer, John C. Moskop, Robert C. Solomon, Gregory L. Henry, Kartik Rao, Paul P. Rega, Shellie Asher, Walter Limehouse, Catherine A. Marco, Jennifer Nelson, Arvind Venkat, V. Ramana Feeser, Tammie E. Quest, Monica Williams-Murphy
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  • Date Published: October 2015
  • availability: In stock
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9781107438590

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  • The emergency department is a place of challenging ethical dilemmas and little time and resources to solve them. Ethical Dilemmas in Emergency Medicine provides invaluable information, perspectives, and solutions to common ethical dilemmas in emergency medicine. It addresses important topics seen in the emergency department, including medicolegal issues, triage, privacy and confidentiality, social media, difficult patients, minors, research, patient safety, disasters, suicide, and end of life issues. The accompanying educational modules provide a unique educational opportunity for resident and staff education on ethical issues in emergency medicine. Featuring twenty-three case-based discussions of ethical dilemmas in emergency medicine along with numerous multimedia resources, including media presentations, case based discussions, and multiple choice questions, this book is an invaluable resource for residents in training as well as practicing physicians.

    • Presented in an easy-to-read case-based format
    • Includes multimedia resources, including media presentations, case-based discussions, and multiple choice questions
    • Helps provide solutions to recognisable, everyday ethical dilemmas in emergency medicine
    • The book features downloadable multimedia presentations including PDFs and slides making it the ideal companion for teaching and lectures
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    • Date Published: October 2015
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9781107438590
    • length: 442 pages
    • dimensions: 228 x 152 x 20 mm
    • weight: 0.73kg
    • contains: 6 b/w illus. 18 tables
    • availability: In stock
  • Table of Contents

    1. Principles of medical ethics Kenneth V. Iserson
    2. Law and ethics Arthur R. Derse
    3. Triage of emergency patients Joel M. Geiderman
    4. Privacy, confidentiality and public health reporting Joy Hardison
    5. Social media and electronic communications Diane Gorgas, Jillian McGrath and Lydia Sahlani
    6. Multiculturalism and 'cultural competency' Kelly Bookman
    7. Informed consent Leslie R. Vojta and James E. Brown
    8. Against medical advice, refusal of care, and informed consent Jeremy R. Simon
    9. Care of minors Sarah C. Cavallaro and Jill M. Baren
    10. The difficult patient Jay M. Brenner and Javad T. Hashmi
    11. Law enforcement in the emergency department Eileen F. Baker
    12. Research ethics Lauren M. Sauer, Richard E. Rothman and Gabor D. Kelen
    13. Conflicts of interest Erika Newton and Adam J. Singer
    14. Medical errors and patient safety John C. Moskop
    15. Expert witness testimony Robert C. Solomon
    16. Values and responsibilities in professional practice Gregory L. Henry and Kartik Rao
    17. The ethics of disasters Paul P. Rega
    18. Stewardship of health care resources Shellie Asher
    19. Education in emergency medicine Walter Limehouse and Catherine A. Marco
    20. Suicide attempts Jennifer Nelson and Arvind Venkat
    21. Geriatric emergency medicine V. Ramana Feeser
    22. Palliative medicine Tammie E. Quest
    23. End of life care Monica Williams-Murphy.

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  • Editors

    Catherine Marco, Wright State University, Ohio
    Catherine Marco, MD, FACEP is a Professor at Wright State University, Ohio, in the Department of Emergency Medicine. She has been active in the education, research, and writing arenas. She has published numerous research manuscripts and book chapters on medical ethics, resuscitation, and pain management.

    Raquel Schears, Mayo Clinic Emergency Medicine, Minnesota
    Raquel M. Schears, MD, MPH, FACEP is a full-time clinician and scholar at the Mayo Clinic. Currently, she is an Associate Professor in the Department of Emergency Medicine. Dr Schears has published peer-reviewed articles, taught in several residency programs, and has conducted clinical research. Her publications reveal career interests in the ethical dilemmas of life sustaining interventions including organ donation, advance directives, and informed consent.

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    Kenneth V. Iserson, Arthur R. Derse, Joel M. Geiderman, Joy Hardison, Diane Gorgas, Jillian McGrath, Lydia Sahlani, Kelly Bookman, Leslie R. Vojta, James E. Brown, Jeremy R. Simon, Sarah C. Cavallaro, Jill M. Baren, Jay M. Brenner, Javad T. Hashmi, Eileen F. Baker, Lauren M. Sauer, Richard E. Rothman, Gabor D. Kelen, Erika Newton, Adam J. Singer, John C. Moskop, Robert C. Solomon, Gregory L. Henry, Kartik Rao, Paul P. Rega, Shellie Asher, Walter Limehouse, Catherine A. Marco, Jennifer Nelson, Arvind Venkat, V. Ramana Feeser, Tammie E. Quest, Monica Williams-Murphy

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