Search Results (4)

View
Selected filters:
  • Center for Practical Bioethics
Case Study: Walking the Pain Management Tightrope
Conditions of Use:
No Strings Attached
Rating

An eighty-five-year-old widow has been in a long-term care facility for six months. She was admitted with severe osteoarthritic and osteoporotic pain. Her family initiated her placement because she was overmedicating herself at home, confusing her medications, and not eating adequately. She has been a “complainer” for years, the family reports. (view case study)

https://practicalbioethics.org/case-studies-walking-the-tightrope


* Case studies provide a roadmap for decision-making in future cases, help drive the development of new analysis and thought about complex medical and moral dilemmas, and are an effective way to bring bioethics alive for students, healthcare providers, administrators, attorneys and patients and families.

Subject:
Health, Medicine and Nursing
Material Type:
Case Study
Provider:
Center for Practical Bioethics
Author:
Linda Johnson ACSW
Robert Potter MD PhD
Date Added:
07/21/2017
Chronic Pain and Opioids
Conditions of Use:
No Strings Attached
Rating

Health policy and research institutions are working to enhance the way chronic pain is perceived, judged and treated. Patient centered approaches in diagnosis and updated policies can help balance how we address the under treatment of pain and the abuse of prescription drugs. Increasing education on the long-term effectiveness of opioids and the harms of opioids can protect the 100 million Americans living with chronic pain.

Subject:
Health, Medicine and Nursing
Material Type:
Case Study
Lecture
Lecture Notes
Primary Source
Provider:
Center for Practical Bioethics
Date Added:
07/10/2017
Expert Interviews on Healthcare and Advance Care Planning
Conditions of Use:
No Strings Attached
Rating

The Bioethics Channel offers “Audio on the Go” to instantly play online or download to listen in your car using your smartphone.

You can select from over 300 expert interviews on healthcare policy, aging, bioethics case studies and advance care planning.

https://practicalbioethics.org/events-education/audio-interviews/bioethics-channel.html

Subject:
Health, Medicine and Nursing
Material Type:
Interactive
Lesson
Provider:
Center for Practical Bioethics
Date Added:
07/21/2017
Understanding and Enhancing Palliative Care
Conditions of Use:
No Strings Attached
Rating

Palliative care is specialized medical care for people with serious illness. This type of care is focused on providing relief from the symptoms and stress of a serious illness. The mission of the Center of Practical Bioethics is to enhance solutions in palliative care is to improve the quality of life for both the patient and the family.

Subject:
Health, Medicine and Nursing
Material Type:
Lecture
Provider:
Center for Practical Bioethics
Date Added:
07/10/2017