Professionalism and Ethics in Medicine: A Study Guide for Physicians and Physicians-in-Training is a unique self-study guide for practitioners and trainees covering the core competency areas of professionalism, ethics, and cultural sensitivity. This novel title presents real-world dilemmas encountered across the specialties of medicine, offering guidance and relevant information to assist physicians, residents, and medical students in their decision-making.
The text is divided into two parts: Foundations and Questions with Answers. The first part provides a substantive foundation of knowledge in the principles, scholarship, policy guidelines, and decision-making strategies of the modern health professions. The second part assists practitioners and trainees in preparing for the complex issues that arise each day in the settings where health professionals work and train - clinics, research centers, educational contexts, and communities.
Developed by renowned leaders in a broad range of clinical fields, Professionalism and Ethics in Medicine: A Study Guide for Physicians and Physicians-in-Training is a major, invaluable contribution to the literature and an indispensable reference for clinicians at all levels.
Publisher: Springer-Verlag New York Inc.
Number of pages: 159
Weight: 2818 g
Dimensions: 235 x 155 x 10 mm
Edition: 2015 ed.
"The purpose is to provide an understanding of the basic ethical principles involved in clinical medicine. The book demonstrates the importance of medical ethics education through hands-on training rather than classroom lectures. ... This is an excellent self-study resource for physicians and physicians in training who need an overview of medical ethics and its relationship to clinical medicine and research." (Tyler Zahrli, Doody's Book Reviews, September, 2015)
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