Case studies on clinical ethics issues and patient care issues, such as influenza vaccine shortage, long-distance cancer treatment, and conscientious.
Cases and Comments
Cases and commentaries raise ethical issues on the management of seasonal influenza.
The Ethics of Rationing
Ethics case study on prioritizing patients
The Ethics of Staying Home
Should infected people self-quarantine?
Rights and Responsibilities
A conference held at Santa Clara University in November 2011 explores conscientious refusals in health care.
Covering for an incompetent RN creates problems for patients.
What should a physical therapist do when she suspects that her patient isn't being entirely honest with his physician?
Does a patient have the right to access non-Western forms of medical treatment?
What are the ethical questions involved when depression impairs seriously ill patients' ability to make decisions?
A patient wants to access treatment near his home at a facility that is not on his managed care plan.