Tuesday, May 24, 2011

An ER Case of Applied Ethics

Thought this an interesting post, both the case presented by the ER doc and the comments. What do you think?


Blog: Movin’ Meat
May 23, 2011

It's the right of a patient to refuse treatment they don't want. I don't take it personally, but it can be a bit frustrating when you have to watch someone make a really bad decision.

But it does bring up an interesting and tricky issue: when is a patient NOT allowed to refuse care?

Blog post here.



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