Handbook for Health Care Ethics Committees

JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY PRESSISBN: 9781421442341

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Imprint: JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY PRESS
By:
Linda Farber Post,Jeffrey Blustein
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PAPERBACK
Pages:
472

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Preface Acknowledgments I: Curriculum for Ethics Committees 1. Ethical Foundations of Clinical Practice 2. Decision Making and Decisional Capacity in Adults 3. Informed Consent and Refusal 4. Truth Telling: Disclosure, Privacy, and Confidentiality 5. Special Decision-Making Concerns of Minors 6. Ethical Issues in Reproduction 7. Special Decision-Making Concerns of the Elderly 8. Ethical Issues in the Care of Disabled Persons 9. End-of-Life Issues 10. Palliation 11. Justice, Health, and Access to Health Care 12. Organizational Ethics 13. Ethics Committees and Research II: The Creation, Nature, and Functioning of Ethics Committees 14. Profile of Ethics Committees 15. Clinical Ethics Consultation 16. Ethics Education 17. Sample Clinical Cases 18. Sample Policies and Procedures III: Organizational Codes of Ethics IV: Key Legal Cases, Legislation, and State Action V: An Ethics Committee Meeting Index
Linda Farber Post (SADDLE RIVER, NJ) is the former director of bioethics at Hackensack University Medical Center and a former associate professor at Rutgers New Jersey Medical School. Jeffrey Blustein (BROOKLYN, NY) is the Arthur Zitrin Professor of Bioethics and a professor of philosophy at the City College of New York.

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