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Published: 11 December 2008

252 Pages


ISBN: 9780199235520

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Practical Ethics for General Practice

Second Edition

Wendy A Rogers and Annette Braunack-Mayer

  • Includes many examples from daily practice
  • Contains realistic cases developed through discussions with GPs, ensuring that the book addresses the concerns of practitioners
  • Written in an accessible, pragmatic style
  • Specifically relevant for those in training
  • Major focus on trust and the doctor-patient relationship, offering new insights into understanding ethical issues in general practice

New to this Edition:

  • New chapter on analysis and resolution of ethical dilemmas in practice, including a practical ethics analysis framework
  • An expanded section on difficult relationships
  • New chapter on ethical issues in the care of children and adolescents
  • Expanded material on conflicts of interest
  • Inclusion of more international examples, making the new edition relevant in all countries where general practitioners provide comprehensive, continuing primary care, and have a gate-keeping role

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