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The main features of the second edition include discussion of medical-ethical options relevant to medical intervention, preferences of patients, quality of life, socioeconomic factors, and pediatric ethics. Provides case examples but avoids legal, philosophical discussions; offers color-coded "locator" for quick reference; features brief vignettes that illustrate available options for managing clinical and ethical problems. Includes a comprehensive and useful bibliography at the end of each section.
Clinical Ethics. A Practical Approach to Ethical Decisions in Clinical Medicine.. Ann Intern Med. 1991;114:826. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-114-9-826_7
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1991;114(9):826.
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