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Compelling Ethical Challenges in Critical Care and Emergency Medicine

This new book addresses the ethical problems that physicians have to face every day while caring for critically ill patients. Improved treatments in emergency and critical care, have resulted in more patients surviving with reduced quality of life. This entails trade-offs for many patients, their families, and the teams caring for them. In 16 chapters experts in their respective fields describe compelling ethical challenges resulting from these discrepancies and discuss potential solutions.

Patients and Teams Caring for Them: Parallels Between Critical Care and Emergency Medicine...