Clinical Ethics 8th Edition

Author: Albert R. Jonsen
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 0071845070
Size: 26.98 MB
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The most trusted and reader-friendly guide on how to make the right decisions when facing ethical issues in clinical practice Clinical Ethics teaches healthcare providers how to effectively identify, evaluate, and resolve ethical issues in clinical medicine. Using the author’s acclaimed “four box” approach and numerous illustrative case examples, the book enables practitioners to gain a better understanding of the complexities involved in ethical cases and demonstrates how to find a solution for each case study. Clinical Ethics goes beyond theory to offer a solid decision-making strategy applicable to real-world practice. Readers will learn an easy-to-apply system based on simple questions about medical indications, patient preferences, quality of life, and contextual features that clearly explain clinical ethics and help them formulate a sound diagnosis and treatment strategy. The case examples have been especially selected to demonstrate how principles apply to everyday practice. The eighth edition has been extensively revised to reflect the latest challenges, such as the those involving medical data, legal issues, the unrepresented patient, and problems of continuity and discharge

Pediatric Consultation Liaison Psychiatry

Author: Anthony P. S. Guerrero
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 3319894889
Size: 42.49 MB
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This ambitious resource presents an inventive approach to integrating pediatric and mental health care based in comprehensive, family-centered service delivery. Its framework adds a problem-solving focus to the core principles of pediatric consultation-liaison psychiatry, emphasizing young patients’ developmental, family, and social context. An international panel of expert clinicians explores the value of the mental health component in treating complex and chronic cases across varied settings, as well as practical considerations in implementing collaborative pediatric care systemwide, including at the global level. Detailed case histories illustrate skills and traits essential to making this problem-based approach work, such as multidimensional thinking, a prevention mentality, a dedication to lifelong learning, and empathy and respect for young clients and their families. Included in the coverage: · Pediatric medicine for the child psychiatrist. · Safety issues in a general medical facility setting. · “Other medical” presentations and considerations in pediatric consultation-liaison psychiatry. · Principles of biopsychosocial formulation and interventions in the pediatric medical setting. · Preventive models for reducing major causes of morbidity and mortality in childhood. Child and adolescent psychiatrists, child and school psychologists, and physicians in pediatrics, general practice, and family medicine will welcome Pediatric Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry as both a robust training text and a blueprint for the future of children’s medicine.