ETHICAL DILEMMAS IN NEUROLOGY (Relié)

Linda Emanuel, Adam Zeman

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The Major Problems in Neurology Series is a collection of authoritative, comprehensively referenced books. Each one, by one or two international experts, examines a single topic of particular importance and interest to the world of neurology. Together the books form a fascinating library, reflecting the complexities and diversity faced by neurologists today. Ethical Dilemmas in Neurology aims to assist in the critical thinking that neurologists and other members of the neurological team must undertake as they face the ethical dilemmas which occur in every day practice. Divided into four principal sections, diagnosis and communication, therapy, funding and conflicts of interest, and finally death and the withdrawal of treatment, the book encompasses a wide range of ethical issues that are encountered in a variety of clinical settings. The authors confront difficult questions and provide advice and recommendations. Contributors from around the world have authored chapters which reflect their diverse backgrounds and different perspectives. Adam Zeman and Linda Emanuel have produced a book which will help neurologists serve their patients better, and which is a welcome addition to the neurologists library.
    • What are ethics? DIAGNOSIS AND COMMUNICATION
    • Should consent be required for an HIV test? Should we offer predictive tests for fatal inherited diseases and, if so, how? To tell or not to tell? The problem of medically unexplained symptoms
    • Should the diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease always be disclosed? When, if ever, should confidentiality be set aside? THERAPY
    • Why, and how, should trials be conducted? How should we test and improve neurosurgical care? Who should receive, and who dispense, expensive treatments? The example of beta-interferon
    • Why and when may treatment be enforced? Embryos and animals: can we justify their use in research and treatment? FUNDING AND CONFLICTS OF INTEREST
    • Does private practice threaten public service or enhance it? The Gulf War Syndrome and the military medic: whose agent is the physician? LAST THINGS
    • Must we always use advance directives? When, if ever, should treatment be withdrawn? When, if ever, should we expedite death? Is the concept of brain death secure?
  • Date de parution : 07/02/2000
  • Editeur : Saunders
  • Collection : major problems in neurology
  • ISBN : 0-7020-2227-6
  • EAN : 9780702022272
  • Présentation : Relié
  • Nb. de pages : 219 pages
  • Poids : 0.545 Kg
  • Dimensions : 16,3 cm × 24,1 cm × 1,7 cm

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