Summary: With more material than in any previous edition, the fourth edition of Ethics in Health Services Management addresses such critical contemporary issues as patient autonomy, end-of-life decisions, consent for treatment, appropriate resource allocation, whistleblowing, and confidentiality. An enhanced focus on virtue ethics and values plus closer scrutiny of futility treatment and physician-assisted suicide are new to this edition. Eighty incisive case studies and vign ...show moreettes from a full range of care delivery settings demonstrate how to use various ethical constructs to analyze situations and subsequently make more organized, defensible decisions. Offering a framework for identifying and solving ethical dilemmas, this acclaimed text reveals how to
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