Neurosurgical Ethics In Practice: Value-based Medicine by Ahmed AmmarNeurosurgical Ethics In Practice: Value-based Medicine by Ahmed Ammar

Neurosurgical Ethics In Practice: Value-based Medicine

byAhmed AmmarEditorMark Bernstein

Hardcover | July 17, 2014

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Good neurosurgical practice is based not only on evidence, skills, and modern equipment, but also on good values. This book is the first to discuss specifically the ethical issues that arise during the daily practice of neurosurgery. It is divided into three parts addressing patients' rights, ethical issues relating to the working environment, and wider societal aspects such as dealings of neurosurgeons with the legal system, the media, and companies. The authors are well-established neurosurgeons who present the ethical problems that they have encountered during their careers and explain what they have learned in confronting these problems. In all, more than 50 neurosurgical cases drawn from real life are reported and discussed from an ethical point of view. This book will be especially informative for young neurosurgeons and will provide all who work in this very special field with a road map on how to avoid violations of medical ethics in neurosurgical practice.
Ahmed Ammar, M.B.Ch.B., D.M.Sc., FACS, FICS, is Professor and Consultant Neurosurgeon at Dammam University, Dammam, Saudi Arabia and Visiting Professor in the Departments of Neurosurgery at the University of Virginia, USA and the University of Shinshu, Matsumoto, Japan. He is a vastly experienced neurosurgeon who has performed more tha...
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Title:Neurosurgical Ethics In Practice: Value-based MedicineFormat:HardcoverDimensions:286 pagesPublished:July 17, 2014Publisher:Springer NatureLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:3642549799

ISBN - 13:9783642549793

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Table of Contents

Introduction.- Ethics in Medicine and Surgery - General View. Patient`s Rights: Patient`s Rights - Overview.- Patient´s Rights to Refuse Treatment.- Patient Right to Privacy and Confidentiality.- Informed Consent.- Patient`s Family`s Rights.- Children and Neonates.- Patients with Terminal Diseases.- Complications and Errors. Work Environment: Neurosurgeon`s Rights and Duties.- Priority Setting.- Neuroethics.- Workplace Ethics. Society: Ethics of Performing Surgery/Using Technology for the First Time.- Research Ethics.- Training in Neurosurgery - the Right of Patients and of Trainees.- Conflict of Interest/Industry-Surgeon Relationship.- Malpractice and Court Cases.- Media and Neurosurgery.

Editorial Reviews

From the book reviews:"This book examines a multitude of ethical issues in the field of neurosurgery. It is broad in scope and uses frequent clinical vignettes to illustrate ethical dilemmas. The intent is to provide analyses of ethical issues faced by neurosurgeons on a daily basis. The book clearly targets neurosurgical practitioners, both practicing surgeons and trainees." (Jay R. Malone, Doody's Book Reviews, January, 2015)