Resolving Ethical Dilemmas: A Guide for Clinicians

Publication Year: 2019

Edition: 6th Ed.

Authors/Editor: Lo, Bernard

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW)

ISBN: 978-1-97-510354-5

Doody's Star Rating®: Score: 78

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Resolving Ethical Dilemmas: A Guide for Clinicians helps residents, students, and practitioners work through these and many more common and challenging ethical questions that affect patient care.

The 6th Edition reflects important changes in medicine and healthcare policy and provides additional clarity to complex concepts. Offering practical, real-world advice, it helps you think through and resolve difficult cases, prompting thoughtful, well-reasoned answers to the question of “What do I do in this situation?”

  • Begins with a concise discussion of clinical ethics that provides background information essential to understanding key ethical issues.
  • Explores a wide range of real-world ethical dilemmas, each accompanied by expert guidance on salient issues and how to approach them.
  • Provides new insights on cases related to oncology, palliative care, family medicine, clinical practice guidelines, genetic testing, the electronic health record, opioid prescriptions, evidence-based medicine, ambulatory care, quality improvement, and advance care planning.
  • Helps you work thorough challenges such as how to handle changes arising from the Affordable Care Act, how to manage treatment when it no longer works for the patient, and much more.
  • Uses a highly visual, two-color design to facilitate retention of material.


Platform: Ovid
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW)
Product Type: Book
Author/Editor: Lo, Bernard
ISBN: 978-1-97-510354-5
Advanced Practice
Internal Medicine
Legal Issues
Medical Law
Ethics & Other Humanities
Medical Review
Nurse Practitioner
Primary Care/Family Medicine/General Practice
Language: English
Edition: 6th Ed.
Pages: 384
Year: 2019
Doody's Star Rating®: Score: 78