Are doctors supposed to be doing this? Why it is hard to say no Why we must say no Families who say, do everything! Futility and rationing Medical futility in a litigious society Ethical implications of medical futility The way it is now/the way it ought to be : for patients The way it is now/the way it ought to be : for health professionals The high points : medical futility Medical futility : where do we stand now?. Personal Name: Jecker, Nancy Ann Silbergeld. Rubrics: Medical Futility Ethics, Medical Medical ethics Surgery, Unnecessary Medicine Decision making . On this site it is impossible to download the book, read the book online or get the contents of a book.
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Schneiderman, Lawrence . Jecker, Nancy S. (1996-03). Is the Treatment Beneficial, Experimental, or Futile? Schneiderman, Lawrence . (1996). In conclusion, it is ethically imperative that physicians make clear to patients and the lay public that although medicine has important obligations, it does not have unlimited obligations, and although medicine has great. Futile Resuscitation Outcomes . Ayers, William . Jecker, Nancy . Schneiderman, Lawrence J. (1993-05-24). Related Items in Google Scholar.
Written by a physician and a philosopher-both internationally recognized experts in medical ethics-Wrong Medicine addresses key topics that have occupied the media and the courts for the past several decades, including the wrenching Terry Schiavo case . Too often, patients in American hospitals are subjected to painful, expensive, and futile treatments because of a physician’s notion of medical duty or a family’s demands.
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Lawrence J. Schneiderman, . Professor emeritus in the Departments of Family Medicine and Public health, and Medicine, at the University of California, San Diego, has had a distinguished career in medicine and ethics. Founding co-chair of the University of California, San Diego Medical Center Ethics Committee, he has been an invited visiting scholar and visiting professor at institutions in the United States and abroad, and is a recipient of the Pellegrino Medal in medical ethics. Lawrence Schneiderman has written more than 170 medical and scientific publications, including The Practice of Preventive Health Care (Addison Wesley), Wrong Medicine: Doctor’s Patients and Futile Treatment (with Nancy S. Jecker, P. (Johns Hopkins), and, Embracing Our Mortality: Hard Choices in an Age of Medical Miracles (Oxford). He is also a published novelist, prize-winning playwright and short story writer.
Too often, patients in American hospitals are subjected to painful, expensive, and futile treatments because of a physician’s notion of medical duty or a family’s.
Should doctors be doing all that they are doing? Are patients and families entitled to demand any treatment they wish from a physician? Should life-support be considered futile if the patient is permanently unconscious or too sick to leave the intensive care setting? In exploring these timely questions, Schneiderman and Jecker reexamine the doctor-patient relationship and call for a restoration of common sense and reality to what we expect from medicine .