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  • intensive care medical ethics profession robert zussman book

Soft covered book titled INTENSIVE CARE Medical Ethics and the. Medical Profession  by Robert Zussman, 1992, 252 pages.

In riveting case studies, the author describes how medical decisions in ICUs are considered and reconsidered, made and remade, negotiated and renegotiated. He concentrates on the practice of medical ethics, on the ways in which right and wrong are interpreted and used in the unit by doctors, nurses, patients, and families.

Chapters include:

  • MEDICAL ETHICS & THE MEDICAL PROFESSION
  • INTENSIVE CARE
  • THE PATIENT
  • DOCTORS; THE BANALITY OF HEROISM
  • THE NURSE'S DILEMMA
  • PATIENTHOOD & THE CULTURE OF RIGHTS
  • PATIENTS & FAMILIES
  • PENGUINS IN THE BASEMENT
  • UNCERTAINTY, THE SOCIAL ORGANIZATION OF MEDICINE, & LIMITATION OF TREATMENT
  • WITHHOLDING, WITHDRAWING & THE "TERMINAL" PATIENT
  • ETHICS, FAMILIES, AN TECHNICAL REASON
  • THE DO NOT RESUSCITATE ORDER AS RITUAL
  • A LEGAL THING
  • THE LAST BED
  • MEDICINE'S TWO CULTURES


This medical book is in VG condition, pages clean and intact, and the binding is tight. A must have for your library!

intensive care medical ethics profession robert zussman book

  • Product Code: e558
  • Length: 9 inches
  • Width: 6 inches
  • Pages: 252
  • ISBN: 9780226996356
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