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Medical Ethics and the Elderly: practical guide

1st Edition

By Gurcharan S Rai

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132 pages

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This concise, introductory handbook discusses the basic principles of medical ethics, and includes practical, realistic guidance on how to evaluate and manage common ethical problems, focusing on the care of elderly patients Typical scenarios faced in clinical practice, such as issues of mental capacity and consent, resuscitation, near death decisions, quality of life, and health care expenditure, are discussed

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
LAW000000
LAW / General
LAW093000
LAW / Medical Law & Legislation
MED047000
MEDICAL / Laboratory Medicine