Ethics in Anaesthesia and Intensive Care. Edition No. 2

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  • Book
  • 272 Pages
  • Elsevier Health Science
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A group of expert contributors have provided perspectives on areas of common concern to the anaesthetist and intensivist, and nursing staff, giving both the clinical and theoretical perspective. By understanding the underlying principles, the reader will be able to create their own framework from which to reach a decision. It is anticipated that the arguments given may challenge the reader's personal ethical stance. Those who are new to ethics will find the examples given help them to see how these underlying principles are put into everyday practice.

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1. IntroductionHeather Draper2. Consent and Adult Patients in Anaesthetics and Intensive CareAlan Aitkenhead3. Fitness to Practice, Self-regulation and Clinical Governance in AnaesthesiaDavid Hatch4. Confidentiality, Anaesthetics and Intensive CareCatherine Hale5. Cultural Relativism, Tolerance and Respect for AutonomyAndrew Fagan6. Ethical and Legal Issues Affecting the Treatment of ChildrenNicholas Pace7. Clinical ResearchMike Harmer8. Research EthicsRichard Nicholson9. Evidence Based Medicine and AnaesthesiaLucy Frith10. Maternal Foetal Conflicts and the Anaesthetists' RoleWendy Scott, Heather Draper11. Resource Allocation in Critical CareRichard Wenstone, June Jones12. Ethical Management in Intensive CareJune Jones13. Withdrawing and Withholding Life Sustaining Therapy and EuthanasiaHeather Draper 14. Brain Death and the Cadaveric Organ DonorDavid Lamb15. The Acceptability of Routine Testing for Blood Borne Communicable DiseasesRebecca Bennett16. Teaching and Assessing Medical EthicsLisa Schwartz17. Ethical Issues in Private PracticeChris Bareham, Tom Sorrell
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Draper, Heather Senior Lecturer in Biomedical Ethics, The Centre for Biomedical Ethics, University of Birmingham.

Scott, Wendy E. Consultant Anaesthetist, Derby City General Hospital, Derby, UK.
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