Access to prescription drugs: How the doctor’s role is changing
The landscape for prescription medications continues to evolve. This is what physicians should know about the changes and strategies to improve access.
Measles outbreaks, quarantine and the AMA Code of Medical Ethics
In epidemics, physicians must balance their ethical obligation to patients with their responsibility for public health. The AMA Code of Medical Ethics provides guidance.
Caring for “unrepresented” patients: 5 things to keep in mind
Seemingly unrepresented patients might, in fact, have surrogates. This and other important precautions.
Some patients believe God wants them to suffer. How to respond.
When a patient gives religious reasons for refusing treatment, physicians can maintain their commitment to healing while respecting patient autonomy.
How to get published in medical school and boost your CV
Publishing a research paper in medical school can be a real boost to your CV. Find out how to get started with these tips from the AMA.
End-of-life care: What to do when physician colleagues disagree
Physicians may differ about how to proceed with care for critically ill patients during hand-offs. Consider a way forward using these four ideas.
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Frequently asked questions on ethics
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