Politically Correct Ethical Thinking and Intubation Practice on Cadavers
Orlowski, James P.
Journal of Clinical Ethics. 1994 Fall; 5(3): 256-260.
...In conclusion, until I see good scientific data that patient care is not compromised by requiring consent for resuscitation training on fresh cadavers, I will continue to feel that the societal benefit, lack of harm, and justice outweigh the weak autonomy arguments, and that teaching and perfecting intubation and other resuscitation skills on recently expired patients is necessary for the benefit of society.
Advisory Committees; Alternatives; Autonomy; Beneficence; Cadavers; Competence; Consent; Disclosure; Education; Emergency Care; Ethics; Family Members; Harm; Health; Health Personnel; Hospitals; Informed Consent; Institutional Policies; Internship and Residency; Justice; Medical Education; Medical Ethics; Moral Policy; Organizational Policies; Organizations; Patient Care; Patients; Physicians; Presumed Consent; Professional Competence; Public Policy; Resuscitation; Risks and Benefits; Residency; Students; Third Party Consent;
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