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Ethical Issues in Neurology
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Ethical Issues in Neurology

Publication Year: 2008
Edition: 3rd Ed.
Authors/Editor: James L. Bernat MD
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW)
ISBN: 978-0-781-79060-4
Doody's Star Rating®:  Score: 93
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Written by an eminent authority from the American Academy of Neurology's Committee on Ethics, Law, and Humanities, this book is an excellent text for all clinicians interested in ethical decision-making.

The book features outstanding presentations on dying and palliative care, physician-assisted suicide and voluntary active euthanasia, medical futility, and the relationship between ethics and the law.

New chapters in this edition discuss how clinicians resolve ethical dilemmas in practice and explore ethical issues in neuroscience research. Other highlights include updated material on palliative sedation, advance directives, ICU withdrawal of life-sustaining therapy, gene therapy, the very-low-birth-weight premature infant, the developmentally disabled patient, informed consent, organizational ethics, brain death controversies, and fMRI and PET studies relating to persistent vegetative state.

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    OvidMD Ovid
  • Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW)
  • Product Type: Book
  • Author/Editor: James L. Bernat MD
  • ISBN: 978-0-781-79060-4
  • Specialty:
    Neurology
  • Language: English
  • Edition: 3rd Ed.
  • Pages: 544
  • Illustrations: 0
  • Year: 2008
  • Doody's Star Rating®:  Score: 93

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