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Download PDF by Douglas S. Diekema, Mark R. Mercurio, Mary B. Adam: Clinical Ethics in Pediatrics: A Case-Based Textbook

By Douglas S. Diekema, Mark R. Mercurio, Mary B. Adam

ISBN-10: 0521173612

ISBN-13: 9780521173612

This quantity offers a pragmatic review of the moral concerns coming up in pediatric perform. The case-based technique grounds the bioethical recommendations in real-life events, overlaying a vast diversity of vital and arguable subject matters, together with trained consent, confidentiality, truthfulness and constancy, moral concerns when it comes to perinatology and neonatology, end-of-life matters, new applied sciences, and difficulties of justice and public wellbeing and fitness in pediatrics. A committed part additionally addresses the themes of professionalism, together with boundary matters, conflicts of pursuits and relationships with undefined, moral matters bobbing up in the course of education, and working with the impaired or unethical colleague. each one bankruptcy incorporates a precis of the most important concerns coated and proposals for forthcoming comparable occasions in different contexts. medical Ethics in Pediatrics: A Case-Based Textbook is a necessary source for all physicians who deal with childrens, in addition to scientific educators, citizens and students in medical bioethics.

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The nurse managed to persuade Kristin that the only way she would get better was through IV rehydration and nutrition. The patient acquiesced and did not attempt to remove the line. When a consulting surgeon recommended that Kristin’s gallbladder be removed, she was allowed to consent for surgery, while her mother was in the room. Following surgery, when Kristin regained her ability to eat by mouth, she repeatedly crossed out the items on the daily menu, leaving only broth. She began asking when she could leave the hospital.

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