Designed to be highly practical and to help you develop your professionalism skills. Chapters include clinical scenarios all based on the authors’ personal experience in teaching and clinical care, learning exercises to stimulate active participation of readers, and “challenge cases.”
New sections address issues of posthumanism (or transhumanism) and business ethics, with discussion of topics that include cybernetics, cloning, human dignity, embryonic stem cell research, nanotechnology, anti-aging interventions, health services management ethics, and managed care, among other subjects.
Includes 36 true-to-life cases that have been carefully selected to cover important topics such as the doctor-patient relationship, student issues, medical teams, end-of-life care, and social media. Each case includes complete discussion, clinical pearls, references, and review questions with answers.