Concise and readable review of essential ethics topics for the Boards
Ethics questions are included in Steps 1 and 3 of the USMLE, as well as on the American Board of Internal Medicine Examination and other specialty board certification exams. Practical and approachable, Medical Ethics for the Boards provides a concise yet comprehensive review of topics students are most likely to encounter on the test. A chapter of questions and answers provides practice for exam day and helps readers feel prepared.
This book includes chapter-level coverage of patient autonomy; competence and the capacity to make decisions; informed consent; confidentiality and medical records; end-of-life issues; reproductive issues;organ and tissue donation; reportable illnesses; HIV-related issues; STDs; malpractice; the doctor-patient relationship; abuse, gifts, and physician-assisted suicide; workplace relations; and ethical issues in research and experimentation.
Concise review of ethics essentials tested on the BoardsIncludes Q&A for exam preparationReadable and entertaining review from ethics expert Conrad Fischer
Conrad Fischer, MD Associate Professor of Medicine Physiology and Pharmacology Touro College of Medicine New York, New York
Coverage of the issues most likely to appear on the Ethics section of USMLE Steps 1 & 3 and the American Board of Internal Medicine Examination Chapter 1. Autonomy Chapter 2. Competence and the Capacity to Make Decisions Chapter 3. Informed Consent Chapter 4. Confidentiality and Medical Records Chapter 5. End-of-Life Issues Chapter 6. Reproductive Issues Chapter 7. Organ and Tissue Donation Chapter 8. Reportable Illnesses Chapter 9. HIV-Related Issues Chapter 10. Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs) Chapter 11. Malpractice Chapter 12. Doctor/Patient Relationship Chapter 13. Doctor and Society Chapter 14. Doctor/Doctor Relationship Chapter 15. Experimentation Practice Questions Answers and Explanations