AMA Journal of Ethics®

Illuminating the art of medicine

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AMA Journal of Ethics®

Illuminating the art of medicine

AMA Journal of Ethics. August 2016, Volume 18, Number 8

Ethics Poll

Ethics in Pathology

The Ethics Poll is a snapshot of the opinions of interested readers.

Content Question

When communicating about errors—whether to clinicians or patients—pathologists can play a critical role. Key features of good error disclosure conversations include the following:

Find an answer to this question in the August 2016 issue of the AMA Journal of Ethics.

Poll Question

Which of the following is the most important advantage of electronic health records (EHR)?

For an analysis of these and other ethical considerations relevant to pathology practice, see the August 2016 issue of the AMA Journal of Ethics.

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