AMA Journal of Ethics®

Illuminating the art of medicine

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AMA Journal of Ethics®

Illuminating the art of medicine

Virtual Mentor. February 2003, Volume 5, Number 2.

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February 2003 Contents

Emergency Medicine

Ethics Poll

Are you a regular viewer of medical dramas such as ER?

  • Yes 44%
  • No 55%

From the Editor

Emergency Ethics
Audiey Kao
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Educating for Professionalism

Clinical Cases

Does Patient Autonomy Outweigh Duty to Treat?
Commentary by Catherine A. Marco
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Organ Donation: When Consent Confronts Refusal
Commentary by John C. Moskop
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Journal Discussion

ER Physicians and Police Collaboration
Swathi Arekapudi
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Clinical Pearl

Diagnosis and Management of Smallpox
Audiey Kao
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Law, Policy, and Society

Health Law

Equal Treatment for Emergency Room Patients
Kari Karsjens
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Policy Forum

Resuscitating Privacy in Emergency Settings: AMA Policy Requires Patients' Consent before Filming
Faith Lagay
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Smallpox Vaccination: National Security and Individual Risk
Susanna Smith
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History, Art, and Narrative

Medical Humanities

Prometheus Sits at Sunset on Saint Catherine Street
Chris Buckle
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Resources

Suggested Readings and Resources
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Test Questions
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Glossary
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About the Contributors
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