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Medical Books: AMA Code of Medical Ethics - Physician's Ethics Guide


Code of Medical Ethics, 2012-2013

List Price:60.00
Member Price:45.00
Item#:OP632312
ISBN#:978-1-60359-209-3

For more than 165 years, the Code of Medical Ethics has been the authoritative ethics guide on medical professionalism. The Code speaks to the enduring values of medicine as a profession. As a statement of the values to which physicians commit themselves individually and collectively, the Code is the standard for medicine as a professional community.

Addressing the professional challenges faced by physicians today, the Code of Medical Ethics presents guidance through more than 200 ethical opinions, including:

  • Physician obligation in disaster preparedness and response
  • Physician participation in interrogations
  • Genetic testing and counseling
  • Electronic mail and health-related online sites
  • An essential companion for physicians and other medical professionals, attorneys, and patients who contend with the challenging issues and choices inherent in modern medicine, this resource has been increasingly looked to for legal advocacy, decision making in matters of health care law and litigation, and development of health care policy.

    New and updated features
    New Opinions providing ethical guidance for physicians with respect to:

    • Financial relationships with industry in Continuing Medical Education
    • Advance care planning
    • Professionalism in the use of social media
    • Routine universal immunization for physicians for vaccine-preventable disease
    • Opinions amending and updating AMA ethics policy on:

      • Research with stem cells (replaces Cloning for Biomedical Research)
      • Transplantation of organs from living donors
      • Pediatric decision-making
      • HIV testing
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