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Content Type: Book Chapters

Moral Distress: What Should I Do When Values Collide?

This is a complimentary chapter from the textbook, Critical Care Ethics: A Practice Guide, Third Edition, titled, "Moral Distress: What Should I Do When Values Collide?"

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What Are the Ethical Issues Regarding Durable Mechanical Circulatory Support Devices?

This is a complimentary chapter from the textbook, Critical Care Ethics: A Practice Guide, Third Edition, titled, "What Are the Ethical Issues Regarding Durable Mechanical Circulatory Support Devices?"

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What Are the Ethical Issues With Perioperative DNR Orders?

This is a complimentary chapter from the textbook, Critical Care Ethics: A Practice Guide, Third Edition, titled, "What Are the Ethical Issues With Perioperative DNR Orders?"

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What Are the Ethical Issues Around Heart-Beating Organ Donation?

This is a complimentary chapter from the textbook, Critical Care Ethics: A Practice Guide, Third Edition, titled, "What Are the Ethical Issues Around Heart-Beating Organ Donation?"

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Why Should I Be Interested in the Concept of a Humanistic Approach to End-of-Life Care?

This is a complimentary chapter from the textbook, Critical Care Ethics: A Practice Guide, Third Edition, titled, "Why Should I Be Interested in the Concept of a Humanistic Approach to End-of-Life Care?"  

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How Should I Talk With Patients and Families About Medical Errors?

This is a complimentary chapter from the textbook, Critical Care Ethics: A Practice Guide, Third Edition, titled, "How Should I Talk With Patients and Families About Medical Errors?"

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What Do I Need to Know About Being a Witness in a Medical Malpractice Action?

This is a complimentary chapter from the textbook, Critical Care Ethics: A Practice Guide, Third Edition, titled, "What Do I Need to Know About Being a Witness in a Medical Malpractice Action?"

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What Do I Need to Know About Rationing in the ICU?

This is a complimentary chapter from the textbook, Critical Care Ethics: A Practice Guide, Third Edition, titled, "What Do I Need to Know About Rationing in the ICU?"

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What Do I Need to Know About Ethical Issues and Conflicts of Interest for Research and Patient Care?

This is a complimentary chapter from the textbook, Critical Care Ethics: A Practice Guide, Third Edition, titled, "What Do I Need to Know About Ethical Issues and Conflicts of Interest for Research and Patient Care?"

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How Can I Help With Conflict Resolution Between the Healthcare Team and Patient’s Family?

This is a complimentary chapter from the textbook, Critical Care Ethics: A Practice Guide, Third Edition, titled, "How Can I Help With Conflict Resolution Between Members of the Healthcare Team and the Patient’s Family?"

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Am I Required to Provide Therapy That I Believe to Be Inappropriate or Unethical?

This is a complimentary chapter from the textbook, Critical Care Ethics: A Practice Guide, Third Edition, titled, "Am I Required to Provide Therapy That I Believe to Be Inappropriate or Unethical?"

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When Should I Consider Palliative Care in the Intensive Care Unit?

This is a complimentary chapter from the textbook, Critical Care Ethics: A Practice Guide, Third Edition, titled, "When Should I Consider Palliative Care in the Intensive Care Unit?"

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What Should I Do About Families at a Cardiac Arrest?

This is a complimentary chapter from the textbook, Critical Care Ethics: A Practice Guide, Third Edition, titled, "What Should I Do About Families at a Cardiac Arrest?"

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How Should I Give Hope to Parents of Critically Ill Infants and Children?

This is a complimentary chapter from the textbook, Critical Care Ethics: A Practice Guide, Third Edition, titled, "How Should I Give Hope to Parents of Critically Ill Infants and Children?"

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What Are the Ethical Considerations in Caring for Pediatric Patients?

This is a complimentary chapter from the textbook, Critical Care Ethics: A Practice Guide, Third Edition, titled, "What Are the Ethical Considerations in Caring for Pediatric Patients?"

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How Can the Hospital Ethics Committee Help Me?

This is a complimentary chapter from the textbook, Critical Care Ethics: A Practice Guide, Third Edition, titled, "How Can the Hospital Ethics Committee Help Me?"

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How Do I Respond to the Patient Who Asks for Nontraditional Therapies?

This is a complimentary chapter from the textbook, Critical Care Ethics: A Practice Guide, Third Edition, titled, "How Do I Respond to the Patient Who Asks for Nontraditional or Complementary or Alternative Therapies?"

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What Should I Do When a Patient Refuses Some Aspects of Recommended Care?

This is a complimentary chapter from the textbook, Critical Care Ethics: A Practice Guide, Third Edition, titled, "What Should I Do When a Patient Is a Jehovah’s Witness or Christian Scientist and Refuses Some Aspects of My Recommended Care? Are There Different Considerations ...

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What Do I Need to Know About End-of-Life Care in Different Religions?

This is a complimentary chapter from the textbook, Critical Care Ethics: A Practice Guide, Third Edition, titled, "What Do I Need to Know About End-of-Life Care in Different Religions?"

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What Are the Ethical Considerations of Emergency Consent for Clinical Care and Research?

This is a complimentary chapter from the textbook, Critical Care Ethics: A Practice Guide, Third Edition, titled, "What Are the Ethical Considerations of Emergency Consent for Clinical Care and Research?"

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