Ethical implications for the Emergency Department Psychiatrist

Jeffery Kahn

Contents

  • 9.1 Introduction....................................................................................................................131
  • 9.1.1 Ethical Choices and the Effect on the Patient......................................................132
  • 9.2 Ethical Case Presentations...............................................................................................132
  • 9.2.1 Case 1: The Suicidal Patient.................................................................................132
  • 9.2.1.1 The Suicidal Patient: Ethics Case Discussion........................................ 134
  • 9.2.2 Case 2: The Psychotic Patient.............................................................................. 136
  • 9.2.2.1 The Psychotic Patient: Ethics Case Discussion.......................................137
  • 9.2.3 Case 3: The Cognitively Impaired Patient............................................................138
  • 9.2.3.1 Capacity Evaluation Essentials...............................................................138
  • 9.2.3.2 The Cognitively Impaired Patient: Ethics Case Discussion....................141
  • 9.3 Conclusion......................................................................................................................143

References ................................................................................................................................143

Resource ..................................................................................................................................143

 
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