ACP's recently revised Ethics Manual offers guidance on situations relevant to hospitalists, such as stewardship of resources, communicating with patients, and dealing with conflicts over treatment goals.
15 May 2012
Deciding about CPR when a DNR order is confusing.
15 May 2008
Physicians debate dilemmas posed by the war on terror.
15 Jul 2008
A reader debates how health care providers handle life-saving medical treatment despite no hope for recovery.
15 Dec 2008
Cultural differences complicate a terminal diagnosis.
15 Apr 2008
Discontinuing treatment: In hopeless cases, providers have a right to refuse to continue.
15 Sep 2008
When a treatment is worse than the disease.
15 Jun 2008