Practical Ethics for the Surgeon, 1st Edition
- Addresses the ethical questions all surgeons must address with themselves, their patients, and their colleagues, helping prepare readers for difficult but necessary conversations in all areas of practice.
- Part One, written by Dr. Jacobs, covers the theory of ethical decision making, including chapters on beneficence vs. egoism, distributive justice, autonomy, and the surgeon-patient covenant, among others.
- Part Two, written by dozens of experienced surgeons and others in health care, covers ethical decision making in subspecialty areas, ethics of surgery in the elderly and frail elderly, the millennial surgeon, palliative care, delivering bad news, medical litigation, financial conflicts of interest, regret and apology, social media, and much more.
- Uses short, accessible chapters to presents a surgeon’s view of each area while also emphasizing the human factors associated with ethical practices.
- Covers the types of ethical questions likely to be included on the ABSITE, plus much more – all relevant to the surgeon’s daily practice and decision making.
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Release Date: 30 Jun 2018
Edition: 1st Edition
Print Book ISBN: 9781496388605
Dimensions: 9 in X 228.6 mm X 6 in X 152.4 mm
Stock Last CheckedDec 6, 2021
ManufacturerLippincott Williams & Wilkins
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