A case-based approach that provides the advice and skills medical practitioners need to help patients and overcome ethical challenges
Now in its fourth edition, Doing Right offers healthcare trainees and practitioners alike a comprehensive, user-friendly guide to contemporary biomedical ethics. Taking an applied case-based approach, this engaging text explores complex ethical issues through real-life scenarios, making it relatable to all types of healthcare professionals.
"Helping and not harming, keeping secrets, truth telling, and much more-Doing Right is a wise, highly readable, and practical guide towards being the kind of doctor or nurse every patient hopes to have. --Priscilla Alderson, PhD, Professor Emerita, University College, London, UK
"Hebert and Rosen have accomplished something rare in the world of medical ethics books: they combine a library's worth of real-life clinical cases, with smart ethical analysis, supported by relevant historico-legal perspectives, to produce a thoughtful and practical approach to understanding (and resolving) ethical issues in medicine." --Eric M. Meslin, PhD, FCAHS, and Former Executive Director, US National Bioethics Advisory Commission
"For over twenty years Doing Right has been regarded as the premier resource in Canada for teaching clinical ethics to health care professionals. This revised and expanded 4th edition ensures it will maintain that status for years to come" --Daryl Pullman, PhD, Professor of Medical Ethics, Memorial University
"The foundational text in Canadian medical ethics has added engaging new material, while retaining its clarity and focus on practical decision-making. Everyone from undergraduate students to practicing clinicians will find this book instructive and inspiring." --Dr Merril Pauls, CCFP(EM), MHSc, Professor and Co-director of Professionalism teaching, University of Manitoba
"This Fourth Edition of Doing Right provides an excellent overview of the ethical questions most frequently encountered in contemporary medical practice. Grounded in a diverse array of real-life cases, it will serve as an outstanding resource for ethics educators in Canada." --Dr Mona Gupta, Associate Clinical Professor, Universite de Montreal and Chair of the Ethics Committee of the RCPSC
About the Authors:
Philip C. Hebert is emeritus professor of family medicine in the Department of Family and Community Medicine at the University of Toronto and former chair of the Research Ethics Board at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre.
Wayne Rosen is a clinical assistant professor in the Department of Surgery at the University of Calgary.