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Category: Ethics and End of Life

How Can I Help With Conflict Resolution Between the Healthcare Team and Patient’s Family?

This is a complimentary chapter from the textbook, Critical Care Ethics: A Practice Guide, Third Edition, titled, "How Can I Help With Conflict Resolution Between Members of the Healthcare Team and the Patient’s Family?"

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Am I Required to Provide Therapy That I Believe to Be Inappropriate or Unethical?

This is a complimentary chapter from the textbook, Critical Care Ethics: A Practice Guide, Third Edition, titled, "Am I Required to Provide Therapy That I Believe to Be Inappropriate or Unethical?"

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When Should I Consider Palliative Care in the Intensive Care Unit?

This is a complimentary chapter from the textbook, Critical Care Ethics: A Practice Guide, Third Edition, titled, "When Should I Consider Palliative Care in the Intensive Care Unit?"

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What Should I Do About Families at a Cardiac Arrest?

This is a complimentary chapter from the textbook, Critical Care Ethics: A Practice Guide, Third Edition, titled, "What Should I Do About Families at a Cardiac Arrest?"

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How Should I Give Hope to Parents of Critically Ill Infants and Children?

This is a complimentary chapter from the textbook, Critical Care Ethics: A Practice Guide, Third Edition, titled, "How Should I Give Hope to Parents of Critically Ill Infants and Children?"

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What Are the Ethical Considerations in Caring for Pediatric Patients?

This is a complimentary chapter from the textbook, Critical Care Ethics: A Practice Guide, Third Edition, titled, "What Are the Ethical Considerations in Caring for Pediatric Patients?"

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How Can the Hospital Ethics Committee Help Me?

This is a complimentary chapter from the textbook, Critical Care Ethics: A Practice Guide, Third Edition, titled, "How Can the Hospital Ethics Committee Help Me?"

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How Do I Respond to the Patient Who Asks for Nontraditional Therapies?

This is a complimentary chapter from the textbook, Critical Care Ethics: A Practice Guide, Third Edition, titled, "How Do I Respond to the Patient Who Asks for Nontraditional or Complementary or Alternative Therapies?"

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What Should I Do When a Patient Refuses Some Aspects of Recommended Care?

This is a complimentary chapter from the textbook, Critical Care Ethics: A Practice Guide, Third Edition, titled, "What Should I Do When a Patient Is a Jehovah’s Witness or Christian Scientist and Refuses Some Aspects of My Recommended Care? Are There Different Considerations ...

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What Do I Need to Know About End-of-Life Care in Different Religions?

This is a complimentary chapter from the textbook, Critical Care Ethics: A Practice Guide, Third Edition, titled, "What Do I Need to Know About End-of-Life Care in Different Religions?"

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What Are the Ethical Considerations of Emergency Consent for Clinical Care and Research?

This is a complimentary chapter from the textbook, Critical Care Ethics: A Practice Guide, Third Edition, titled, "What Are the Ethical Considerations of Emergency Consent for Clinical Care and Research?"

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What Is Different About Informed Consent for Research in the ICU?

This is a complimentary chapter from the textbook, Critical Care Ethics: A Practice Guide, Third Edition, titled, "What Is Different About Informed Consent for Research in the ICU?"

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What is Brain Death and How Is It Different from the Persistent Vegetative State?

This is a complimentary chapter from the textbook, Critical Care Ethics: A Practice Guide, Third Edition, titled, "What is Brain Death and How Is It Different from the Persistent Vegetative State?"

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What Are Advance Directives?

This is a complimentary chapter from the textbook, Critical Care Ethics: A Practice Guide, Third Edition, titled, "What Are Advance Directives?"

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How Should I Approach Demands for Therapy That Is Deemed Futile?

This is a complimentary chapter from the textbook, Critical Care Ethics: A Practice Guide, Third Edition, titled, "How Should I Approach Demands for Therapy That Is Deemed Futile?"

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What Do I Need to Understand About the Ethics of Managing and Controlling Pain at the End of Life?

This is a complimentary chapter from the textbook, Critical Care Ethics: A Practice Guide, Third Edition, titled, "What Do I Need to Understand About the Ethics of Managing and Controlling Pain at the End of Life?"

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Why Are Food and Hydration Given by “Artificial Means” Withdrawn or Foregone?

This is a complimentary chapter from the textbook, Critical Care Ethics: A Practice Guide, Third Edition, titled, "Why Are Food and Hydration Given by “Artificial Means” Considered to Be Something That Can Be Withdrawn or Foregone?"

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Is There a Difference Between Withholding and Withdrawing?

This is a complimentary chapter from the textbook, Critical Care Ethics: A Practice Guide, Third Edition, titled, "Is There a Difference Between Withholding and Withdrawing?"

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What Is Euthanasia?

This is a complimentary chapter from the textbook, Critical Care Ethics: A Practice Guide, Third Edition, titled, "What Is Euthanasia?"

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What Are Some of the Important Legal Cases in Bioethics?

This is a complimentary chapter from the textbook, Critical Care Ethics: A Practice Guide, Third Edition, titled, "What Are Some of the Important Legal Cases in Bioethics?"

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