Coverart for item
The Resource The Patient Self-Determination Act : meeting the challenges in patient care, Lawrence P. Ulrich

The Patient Self-Determination Act : meeting the challenges in patient care, Lawrence P. Ulrich

Label
The Patient Self-Determination Act : meeting the challenges in patient care
Title
The Patient Self-Determination Act
Title remainder
meeting the challenges in patient care
Statement of responsibility
Lawrence P. Ulrich
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
  • The Patient Self-Determination Act of 1990 required medical facilities to provide patients with written notification of their right to refuse or consent to medical treatment. Using the act as an important vehicle for improving the health care decision-making process, Lawrence P. Ulrich explains the act's social, legal, and ethical background by focusing on well-known cases such as those of Karen Quinlan and Nancy Cruzan, and he explores ways in which physicians and other caregivers can help patients face the complex issues in contemporary health care practices
  • According to Ulrich, health care facilities often address the letter of the law in a merely perfunctory way, even though the act integrates all the major ethical issues in health care today. Ulrich argues that well-designed conversations between clinicians and patients or their surrogates will not only assist in preserving patient dignity -- which is at the heart of the act -- but will also help institutions to manage the liability issues that it may have introduced. He particularly emphasizes developing effective advance directives. Ulrich examines related issues, such as the negative effect of managed care on patient self-determination, and concludes with a seldom-discussed issue: the importance of being a responsible patient
  • Showing how the Patient Self-Determination Act can be a linchpin of more meaningful and effective communication between patient and caregiver, this book provides concrete guidance to health care professionals, medical ethicists, and patient-rights advocates
Member of
Cataloging source
DNLM/DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Ulrich, Lawrence P
Index
index present
LC call number
R726
LC item number
.U39 1999
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Clinical medical ethics
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Right to die
  • Patients
Label
The Patient Self-Determination Act : meeting the challenges in patient care, Lawrence P. Ulrich
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Spirit of the Law
  • p. 172.
  • The
  • Right to Refuse Treatment
  • p. 177.
  • Demands for Treatment
  • p. 182.
  • Clinical Futility
  • p. 187.
  • An
  • Integration of Ethical Issues
  • p. 10.
  • p. 197.
  • Chapter 7.
  • Advance Directives
  • p. 219.
  • The
  • Nature of Advance Directives
  • p. 219.
  • The
  • Social Justification for Advance Directives
  • p. 228.
  • Chapter 2.
  • General Problems with Advance Directives
  • p. 233.
  • Advantages and Disadvantages of Advance Directives
  • p. 237.
  • Writing an Advance Directive
  • p. 240.
  • Content of Advance Directives
  • p. 244.
  • Assistance in Writing Advance Directives
  • p. 248.
  • The
  • Chapter 8.
  • The
  • Roles of Healthcare Professionals
  • p. 269.
  • Preparing the Professional
  • p. 270.
  • The
  • Role of the Physician
  • p. 271.
  • The
  • Legal Background of the Patient Self-Determination Act
  • Role of Social Services and Chaplaincy
  • p. 276.
  • The
  • Role of Nursing
  • p. 281.
  • Perspective
  • p. 284.
  • Chapter 9.
  • The
  • Role of the Responsible Patient
  • p. 17.
  • p. 293.
  • Setting the Stage
  • p. 293.
  • The
  • Moral Responsibility for Making Decisions
  • p. 295.
  • Developing a Life of Virtue
  • p. 298.
  • Essential Virtues of the Responsible Patient
  • p. 301.
  • Ethics and the Law
  • Exercising Autonomy
  • p. 301.
  • Being Informed
  • p. 303.
  • Being Assertive
  • p. 305.
  • Being Communicative
  • p. 308.
  • Taking Risks
  • p. 310
  • p. 17.
  • The
  • Case of Karen Ann Quinlan
  • Chapter 1.
  • p. 21.
  • The
  • Case of William Bartling
  • p. 24.
  • The
  • Case of Paul Brophy
  • p. 28.
  • The
  • Case of Nancy Cruzan
  • p. 32.
  • The
  • General Implications
  • p. 37.
  • Chapter 3.
  • The
  • Social and Technological Background for the Patient Self-Determination Act
  • p. 47.
  • The
  • Expectations of Healthcare
  • p. 48.
  • The
  • Requirements of the Patient Self-Determination Act
  • Physician-Patient Relationship
  • p. 51.
  • The
  • Technological Pressures on Healthcare Delivery
  • p. 56.
  • The
  • Difficulty of Limiting Technology in Healthcare
  • p. 58.
  • Healthcare Costs and the Demands of Justice
  • p. 61.
  • p. 9.
  • Chapter 4.
  • The
  • Human Context of the Patient Self-Determination Act
  • p. 77.
  • The
  • Recognition of Human Finitude
  • p. 78.
  • The
  • Assertion of Personal Dignity
  • p. 88.
  • The
  • The
  • Role of the Virtues in Conducting the Moral Life
  • p. 99.
  • Chapter 5.
  • The
  • Institutional Context of the Patient Self-Determination Act
  • p. 125.
  • The
  • Social Obligations of Institutions
  • p. 126.
  • Explicit Demands of the Law
  • The
  • Mission of the Institution
  • p. 130.
  • Healthcare Institutions as Centers of Education
  • p. 135.
  • Chapter 6.
  • The
  • Ethical Foundations of the Patient Self-Determination Act
  • p. 147.
  • The
  • p. 9.
  • Supporting Principles of Bioethics
  • p. 148.
  • The
  • Principle of Autonomy
  • p. 149.
  • The
  • Principle of Beneficence
  • p. 151.
  • The
  • Principle of Justice
  • The
  • p. 153.
  • The
  • Principle of Parentalism
  • p. 159.
  • The
  • Role of the Virtues in Clinical Decisions
  • p. 162.
  • Informed Consent
  • p. 165.
  • Decisional Capacity
Control code
40869739
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xii, 351 pages
Isbn
9780878407484
Isbn Type
(paper)
Lccn
99019307
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Label
The Patient Self-Determination Act : meeting the challenges in patient care, Lawrence P. Ulrich
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Spirit of the Law
  • p. 172.
  • The
  • Right to Refuse Treatment
  • p. 177.
  • Demands for Treatment
  • p. 182.
  • Clinical Futility
  • p. 187.
  • An
  • Integration of Ethical Issues
  • p. 10.
  • p. 197.
  • Chapter 7.
  • Advance Directives
  • p. 219.
  • The
  • Nature of Advance Directives
  • p. 219.
  • The
  • Social Justification for Advance Directives
  • p. 228.
  • Chapter 2.
  • General Problems with Advance Directives
  • p. 233.
  • Advantages and Disadvantages of Advance Directives
  • p. 237.
  • Writing an Advance Directive
  • p. 240.
  • Content of Advance Directives
  • p. 244.
  • Assistance in Writing Advance Directives
  • p. 248.
  • The
  • Chapter 8.
  • The
  • Roles of Healthcare Professionals
  • p. 269.
  • Preparing the Professional
  • p. 270.
  • The
  • Role of the Physician
  • p. 271.
  • The
  • Legal Background of the Patient Self-Determination Act
  • Role of Social Services and Chaplaincy
  • p. 276.
  • The
  • Role of Nursing
  • p. 281.
  • Perspective
  • p. 284.
  • Chapter 9.
  • The
  • Role of the Responsible Patient
  • p. 17.
  • p. 293.
  • Setting the Stage
  • p. 293.
  • The
  • Moral Responsibility for Making Decisions
  • p. 295.
  • Developing a Life of Virtue
  • p. 298.
  • Essential Virtues of the Responsible Patient
  • p. 301.
  • Ethics and the Law
  • Exercising Autonomy
  • p. 301.
  • Being Informed
  • p. 303.
  • Being Assertive
  • p. 305.
  • Being Communicative
  • p. 308.
  • Taking Risks
  • p. 310
  • p. 17.
  • The
  • Case of Karen Ann Quinlan
  • Chapter 1.
  • p. 21.
  • The
  • Case of William Bartling
  • p. 24.
  • The
  • Case of Paul Brophy
  • p. 28.
  • The
  • Case of Nancy Cruzan
  • p. 32.
  • The
  • General Implications
  • p. 37.
  • Chapter 3.
  • The
  • Social and Technological Background for the Patient Self-Determination Act
  • p. 47.
  • The
  • Expectations of Healthcare
  • p. 48.
  • The
  • Requirements of the Patient Self-Determination Act
  • Physician-Patient Relationship
  • p. 51.
  • The
  • Technological Pressures on Healthcare Delivery
  • p. 56.
  • The
  • Difficulty of Limiting Technology in Healthcare
  • p. 58.
  • Healthcare Costs and the Demands of Justice
  • p. 61.
  • p. 9.
  • Chapter 4.
  • The
  • Human Context of the Patient Self-Determination Act
  • p. 77.
  • The
  • Recognition of Human Finitude
  • p. 78.
  • The
  • Assertion of Personal Dignity
  • p. 88.
  • The
  • The
  • Role of the Virtues in Conducting the Moral Life
  • p. 99.
  • Chapter 5.
  • The
  • Institutional Context of the Patient Self-Determination Act
  • p. 125.
  • The
  • Social Obligations of Institutions
  • p. 126.
  • Explicit Demands of the Law
  • The
  • Mission of the Institution
  • p. 130.
  • Healthcare Institutions as Centers of Education
  • p. 135.
  • Chapter 6.
  • The
  • Ethical Foundations of the Patient Self-Determination Act
  • p. 147.
  • The
  • p. 9.
  • Supporting Principles of Bioethics
  • p. 148.
  • The
  • Principle of Autonomy
  • p. 149.
  • The
  • Principle of Beneficence
  • p. 151.
  • The
  • Principle of Justice
  • The
  • p. 153.
  • The
  • Principle of Parentalism
  • p. 159.
  • The
  • Role of the Virtues in Clinical Decisions
  • p. 162.
  • Informed Consent
  • p. 165.
  • Decisional Capacity
Control code
40869739
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xii, 351 pages
Isbn
9780878407484
Isbn Type
(paper)
Lccn
99019307
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n

Library Locations

    • Pardee Legal Research CenterBorrow it
      5998 Alcalá Park, San Diego, CA, 92110-2492, US
      32.771471 -117.187496
Processing Feedback ...