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This review aims to surmise a bioethical approach to the phenomenon of cancelling patient operations. There is increasing public and political interest in the matter with a rise in the frequency of cancellations. Cancellations are emotional for patients and are difficult clinical decisions.
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Name: Current opinion in anaesthesiology
A discussion of the connection between activism and academia in bioethics, highlighting the author's own trajectory, exploring the extent to which academics have an obliation to be 'judges' rather tha...
The present review is dedicated to the problem of assessment of cardiovascular risks connected with non-cardiovascular operations. It is essential to assess risks connected with both planned and urgen...
The Special Operations Surgical Team Development Course (SOSTDC) is a 5-day course held two or three times a year at the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) training facility within the Special ...
The purpose of this study is to evaluate performance on the Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder ( ADHD) Battery of the Cambridge Automated Neuropsychological Test Battery (CANTAB), in...
Phase shift treatment is a new tinnitus therapy that aims at sound cancelling via complete or partial residual inhibition. This technique is based on the theory by Choy advocating that the...
It is well established that patients sleep poorly in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU), and excessive noise is considered to be a modifiable cause of this. Previous studies have tried to reduc...
We have designed this study to determine whether performing two, compared with ≥3 operations has an effect on key clinical outcomes after discharge from the hospital of an infected wound...
This study evaluates the effect of music and its influence on anesthetic requirements during total knee replacement surgery. Half of the participants will receive noise-cancelling headphon...
Fundamental claims of patients, as expressed in statutes, declarations, or generally accepted moral principles. (Bioethics Thesaurus) The term is used for discussions of patient rights as a group of many rights, as in a hospital's posting of a list of patient rights.
A group of techniques developed to apply scientific methods and tools to solve the problems of DECISION MAKING in complex organizations and systems. Operations research searches for optimal solutions in situations of conflicting GOALS and makes use of mathematical models from which solutions for actual problems may be derived. (From Psychiatric Dictionary, 6th ed)
The right of the patient or the patient's representative to make decisions with regard to the patient's dying.
Truthful revealing of information, specifically when the information disclosed is likely to be psychologically painful ("bad news") to the recipient (e.g., revelation to a patient or a patient's family of the patient's diagnosis or prognosis) or embarrassing to the teller (e.g., revelation of medical errors).
The intrinsic moral worth ascribed to a living being. (Bioethics Thesaurus)
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