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Title Getting doctors to listen : ethics and outcomes data in context / edited by Philip J. Boyle
Published Washington, D.C. : Georgetown University Press, [1998]


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Description viii, 234 pages ; 24 cm
Series Hastings Center studies in ethics
Hastings Center studies in ethics.
Contents Pt. I. Overview and Context of Moral Obstacles. Physicians' Use of Outcomes Data: Moral Conflicts and Potential Resolutions / Philip J. Boyle and Daniel Callahan. Health Technology Assessment in the 1990s / Ruth S. Hanft. Clinical Practice Guidelines: A Historical Perspective on Their Origins and Significance / Paul J. Edelson -- Pt. II. Outcomes Data. Practice Guidelines: Texts in Search of Authority / Judith Wilson Ross. The Development of Practice Guidelines: A Case Study of Otitis Media with Effusion / Larry Culpepper and Jane Sisk. The Quest for the Trial to End All Trials: The Case of Technology Assessment and Management of Glue Ear / Gert Jan van der Wilt and Pieter F. de Vries Robbe. Guideline Glitches: Measurements, Money, and Malpractice / Donald J. Murphy. Technology Assessment, Outcomes Data, and Social Context: The Case of Hormone Therapy / Susan E. Bell
"Rescue" Technologies following High-Dose Chemotherapy for Breast Cancer: How Social Context Shapes the Assessment of Innovative, Aggressive, and Lifesaving Medical Technologies / Susan E. Kelly and Barbara A. Koenig. Outcomes, Guidelines, and Implementation in France, the Netherlands, and Great Britain / Dick Willems -- Pt. III. Ethical Considerations: The Resolvable and the Intractable. Outcomes Research and Practice Guidelines: Upstream Issues and Epistemological Issues / Fred Gifford. Technology Assessment: Inevitably a Value Judgment / Robert M. Veatch. Clinical Judgment versus Outcomes Research? / James Lindemann Nelson. Say the Right Thing: Communication and Physician Accountability in the Era of Medical Outcomes / Sandra J. Tanenbaum
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Medical protocols -- Moral and ethical aspects.
Medicine -- Decision making -- Moral and ethical aspects.
Outcome assessment (Medical care) -- Moral and ethical aspects.
Physicians -- Professional ethics.
Author Boyle, Philip.
LC no. 97009533
ISBN 0878406549 (cloth)