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Medical Harm: Historical, Conceptual and Ethical Dimensions of Iatrogenic Illness

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Mai 2007

Beschreibung

Beschreibung

A broad interdisciplinary analysis of the phenomenon of medically-induced illness and injury.


Inhaltsverzeichnis

Acknowledgements; Introduction; Part I: 1. Divided loyalties: harm to the profession vs. harm to the patient; 2. Medical epistemology, medical authority and shifting interpretations of beneficence and non-maleficence; 3. Medical harms and patients' rights: the democratization of medical morality; Part II: 4. The moral basis of medicine: why 'do no harm'?; 5. Due care as a specification of the duty to 'do no harm'; 6.Conceptual and ethical dimensions of medical harm; Part III: 7. From hospitalism to nosocomial infection control; 8. Adverse effects of drug treatment; 9. Unnecessary surgery; 10. The concept of appropriateness in patient care; 11. Recommendations for limiting iatrogenic harm; Appendix; Bibliography; Index.

Pressestimmen

'... a useful exploration of the historical and ethical basis of medical harm ...' The Lancet
EAN: 9780521634908
ISBN: 0521634903
Untertitel: Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: CAMBRIDGE UNIV PR
Erscheinungsdatum: Mai 2007
Seitenanzahl: 296 Seiten
Format: kartoniert
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