The AMA Code of Medical Ethics says physicians shouldn’t opine on which execution method would most reduce physical suffering.
When it comes to genetic testing in children, a physician’s best advice is to avoid rushing into something that will not benefit the kids’ interests.
Patient-centered decision-making can help physicians resolve ethical issues in pain management that arise when prescribing opioids or treating substance-use disorder.
Advanced-care planning, organ donation after circulatory death and the medicalization of death are just a few of the salient ethical issues in end-of-life care. Find out more.
Find out more about three major ethical issues in health care on which new physicians believe they should have received more guidance.