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By Madhusree Singh Internist Hospital Medicine VA San Diego Bioethics Narrative Medicine
Amel Alghrani
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
September 2016: Journal of Medical Ethics
Margaret Little, Anne Drapkin Lyerly
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
March 2013: Virtual Mentor: VM
Carolyn McLeod, Jocelyn Downie
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
January 2014: Bioethics
Katie Page
BACKGROUND: The four principles of Beauchamp and Childress--autonomy, non-maleficence, beneficence and justice--have been extremely influential in the field of medical ethics, and are fundamental for understanding the current approach to ethical assessment in health care. This study tests whether these principles can be quantitatively measured on an individual level, and then subsequently if they are used in the decision making process when individuals are faced with ethical dilemmas...
May 20, 2012: BMC Medical Ethics
Grant V Chow, Matthew J Czarny, Mark T Hughes, Joseph A Carrese
The evaluation of medical decision-making capacity and provision of emergency treatment in the acute care setting may present a significant challenge for both physicians-in-training and attending physicians. Although absolutely essential to the proper care of patients, recalling criteria for decision-making capacity may prove cumbersome during a medical emergency. Likewise, the requirements for providing emergency treatment must be fulfilled. This article presents a mnemonic (CURVES: Choose and Communicate, Understand, Reason, Value, Emergency, Surrogate) that addresses the abilities a patient must possess in order to have decision-making capacity, as well as the essentials of emergency treatment...
February 2010: Chest
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