BIOETHICAL CONTROVERSIES IN PEDIATRIC CARDIOLOGY AND CARDIAC SURGERY

BIOETHICAL CONTROVERSIES IN PEDIATRIC CARDIOLOGY AND CARDIAC SURGERY

Editorial:
SPRINGER
Año de edición:
Materia
Pediatría
ISBN:
978-3-030-35659-0
Páginas:
279
N. de edición:
1
Idioma:
Inglés
Ilustraciones:
6
Disponibilidad:
Disponible en 2-3 semanas

Descuento:

-5%

Antes:

114,40 €

Despues:

108,68 €

1. Introduction to Biomedical Ethics
2. Autonomy and the Principles of Medical Practice
3. Informed Consent
4. Conflict of Interest
5. Ethics of Surgical Innovation for Congenital Heart Diseases
6. Ethical Considerations in Patients with Extracardiac or Genetic Anomalies
7. Medical Futility: When Further Therapy Is Hopeless
8. Ethical Issues Surrounding the Use of Post Cardiotomy ECMO
9. Rare Diagnoses and Allocation of Precious Resources
10. Abortion Rights
11. Fetal Cardiac Interventions
12. Ethical Considerations in the Transcatheter Management of Congenital Heart Disease
13. Informed Consent in Fetal Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome
14. Role of Ethics Consultation in Pediatric Congenital Heart Disease
15. Ethics, Justice, and the Province of American Medicine: A Discussion of the Politicalization of the Duty to Care for Pediatric Heart Transplant Patients Who Are in the Country Illegally
16. The Unintended Consequences of Public Reporting
17. Ethical Considerations in Pediatric Heart Transplantation
18. Between Death and Donation: Ethical Considerations in Pediatric Heart Transplantation
19. Active and Passive Euthanasia in the Context of Severe Congenital Heart Disease
20. Ethical and Legal Controversies Concerning Consolidation of Congenital Heart Programs in the United States of America

This title reviews the bioethical issues in congenital heart disease and other difficult pediatric cardiology and cardiac surgical situations. It provides considered opinions and recommendations as to the preferred actions to take in these cases, stressing the importance of making informed decisions that are bioethically sound and doing so using considered reasoning of all the related sensitive issues.
Bioethical Controversies in Pediatric Cardiology and Cardiac Surgery provides detailed recommendations on potential solutions to make bioethical decisions in difficult clinical scenarios. There is particular emphasis on controversies involving surgery for hypoplastic left heart syndrome, futility, informed consent, autonomy, genomics, and beneficence. It is intended for use by a wide range of practitioners, including congenital heart surgeons, pediatric cardiologists, pediatric intensivists, nurse practitioners, physician’s assistants, and clinical ethicists.

Features
• Provides inquiry into bioethical issues confronting practitioners in congenital heart disease
• Includes discussion of bioethical controversies involving surgery for hypoplastic left heart syndrome, futility, informed consent, autonomy, genomics, and beneficence
• Outlines a structured blueprint for ethical decision making in pediatric cardiology and cardiac surgery