Pharmacoethics

Pharmacoethics : A Problem Based Approach

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Due to the changing nature of the practice of pharmacy, today's pharmacists, pharmaceutical scientists, and researchers are faced with an increasing amount of ethical dilemmas. Pharmacoethics: A Problem Based Approach not only introduces the current ethical issues, it also provides decision making tools that can be applied to any ethical issue that may arise in the future. The authors have identified seven clinical and research ethical competencies that pharmacists will face in their practice: professional responsibility, patient's rights, privacy and confidentiality, truth telling, reproductive ethics, distributive justice, and research ethics. They present 18 problem-based learning cases drawn from the literature and developed around these competencies. These cases use ill-structured ethical problems to demonstrate the types of dilemmas found in modern pharmaceutical practice and help readers acquire the critical decision making and communication skills they need to deal with them. Unlike most texts that concentrate only on ethical principles and ethical decision-making, this book goes a step further. It demonstrates how to use motivational interviewing techniques to work through difficult ethical situations and attain a positive clinical, behavioral, and social outcome. Exploring issues that range from professional responsibility to patient's rights, Pharmacoethics: A Problem Based Approach provides a framework for developing the critical set of patient-related skills necessary for the practice of pharmacy.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 472 pages
  • 162.1 x 234.7 x 25.7mm | 675.86g
  • Taylor & Francis Inc
  • CRC Press Inc
  • Bosa Roca, United States
  • English
  • New.
  • bibliographical references, index
  • 1587160358
  • 9781587160356
  • 1,440,545

Table of contents

Introduction The Student-Centered Problem-Based Learning Process The Challenge of the Patient's Clinical and Behavioral Problem The Challenge of the Patient's Ethical Problem Creating a Framework Student-Centered Problem-Based Learning Cases Involving Pharmacoethics Case 1: Professional Responsibility Case 2: Patients' Rights Case 3: Privacy and Confidentiality Case 4: Ethics Committees Case 5: Patient Privacy Case 6: Truth Telling Case 7: Reproductive Ethics Case 8: Genetic Screening Case 9: Seriously Ill Neonates Case 10: Distributive Justice Case 11: Unethical Experimentation Case 12: Research Principles Case 13: Scientific Integrity Case 14: Research on Human Subjects Case 15: Research/Testing on Animals Case 16: Intellectual Property Case 17: Germline Therapy Case 18: Medical Surveillance Indexshow more