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Ethics manual : approved by American College of Physicians /

ACP Ethics Committee.

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Published: Philadelphia, Pa. : American College of Physicians, c1993.
Edition: 3rd ed.
Topics: Medical ethics. | Ethics, Medical - Collected Works.
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Physician and the patient: Initiating and discontinuing the treatment relationship. Confidentiality. Patient and the medical record. Consent. Disclosure. Decisions about reproduction. Medical risk to the physician and patient. Physician and unorthodox treatments. Care of the physician's family. Sexual contact between physician and patient. Financial arrangements. Conflicts of interest. Advertising. Fee splitting --
Decisions near the end of life: Who should make the decision? Criteria for decisions. Dilemmas regarding life-sustaining treatments: Withdrawing or withholding treatment. Do-not-resuscitate orders. Terminally ill patients. Determination of death. Irreversible loss of consciousness. Intravenous fluids and artificial feedings. Physician-assisted suicide and euthanasia -- Physicians relationship to other physicians -- Physician and society.

Table of Contents for: Ethics manual : approved by American Col