Author by: JudyAnn Bigby Languange: en Publisher by: ACP Press Format Available: PDF, ePub, Mobi Total Read: 38 Total Download: 395 File Size: 40,6 Mb Description: Primary Care physicians often run into unexpected cultural obstacles when dealing with patients of different ethnicities. This book includes information essential to physicians' understanding in the treatment of African Americans, Latinos, Asian Americans, Native Americans and Arab and Muslim Americans. Other chapters address issues of spirituality and religion in medicine and caring for immigrant populations. Author by: Lois Snyder Languange: en Publisher by: ACP Press Format Available: PDF, ePub, Mobi Total Read: 76 Total Download: 164 File Size: 52,8 Mb Description: Patients want better end-of-life care, and physicians want to provide it. But in a society where high-tech interventions are often emphasized, moving from curative treatment to comfort care is sometimes difficult. Often, patients in the last phase of life want both continued aggressive treatments and the benefits of palliative measures. Many physicians have never been trained in palliative measures and end-of-life care.
It is a challenging area but one in which clinicians can enhance the quality of life for seriously ill patients. Author by: Lois Snyder Languange: en Publisher by: ACP Press Format Available: PDF, ePub, Mobi Total Read: 83 Total Download: 655 File Size: 42,8 Mb Description: Examines the issues in medical ethics faced by doctors and their patients.
This book also discusses the distinction and potential conflicts between legal and ethical obligations while making clinical decisions. It includes sections on: Genetic testing, Organ donation, Care of patients at the end of life, Health and human rights, and more.
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