Doctors on the Edge
Will Your Doctor Break the Rules For You?
By (author) Fredrick R. Abrams
Doctors on the Edge by Fredrick R. Abrams
Book DescriptionThis book exposes some of the hardest decisions to be made in a profession in which people's bodies and souls are laid bare. 'Doctors on the Edge' is the account of doctors who are faced by wrenching moral dilemmas, uninvited and unexpected dilemmas that are thrust upon them. Law, medicine, and morality -- sometimes complementary and sometimes conflicting -- intrude on in the daily practice of medicine. In gripping stories that often including life-and-death decisions, doctors maneuver the ambiguities, subjectivity, and essential principles of medical ethics. Each chapter is a true account of physicians who lied, betrayed confidences, or broke the law to bring about what they believed was best for their patients.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781591810452
(155mm x 230mm x 21mm)
Imprint: Sentient Publications
Publisher: Sentient Publications
Publish Date: 1-Aug-2006
Country of Publication: United States
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Author Biography - Fredrick R. Abrams
Fredrick R Abrams is a Denver physician who specialized in obstetrics and gynecology for over forty years and served as chair of the Ethics Committee of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. In his own medical practice, the author has encountered many of the situations in the book.
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