Intoxicated Airline Pilots: A Case-Based Ethics Model
Schmidt, Terri A.
Academic Emergency Medicine. 1994 Jan-Feb; 1(1): 55-59.
The ethical dilemma of managing two intoxicated airline pilots who insist on flying a commercial plane after leaving the emergency department is presented. The case explores the issues surrounding duty to warn, decision-making capacity, breaching confidentiality, and the requirements of law. A useful ethical decision-making model is reviewed to address the responsibility of the emergency physician to intervene and the options available.
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Macklin, Ruth (1993-04)In summary, I believe that ethics teaching based on actual cases, presented in a small-group format led by a clinician and an ethicist, offers the best prospect for achieving these goals. The physician serves as a role model ...