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Lachman, Vicki D
Ethical challenges in health care : developing your moral compass / Vicki D. Lachman
New York : Springer Pub., c2009
book jacket
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 4th Floor  R724 .L23 2009 c.2  AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Medical ethics
Corporate culture
Physical Description x, 274 p. : ill. ; 26 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents Virtue of moral courage : Socrates to Barack Obama -- Values and professional obligations : a guide to when to speak up -- Danger management : cognitive reframing and self-soothing -- Risk assessment and management -- How to speak up and be heard : assertiveness and negotiation skills -- How to deliver bad news -- Patient autonomy : infringements in informed consent -- Advance directives violation : for whom are we doing this? -- Veracity : issues in prognosis, futility, and CPR --
Patient safety : breach in our obligations to protect -- When our colleagues are incompetent or unethical in workplace -- Organizational culture : setting the stage for moral courage -- Executive leadership : necessity of "walking the talk" -- Importance of accountability cannot be underestimated -- Promoting moral courage through human resource management -- Organizational and clinical ethics committees : roles and functions -- Promoting a culture of patient safety -- Managing disruptive physicians -- Leadership development for a moral environment -- The uninsured in America : a moral crisis in health care

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