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A cold, hard lesson about patient dumping

A 22-year-old woman with Asperger’s syndrome was seen on a frigid night in January 2018 for a fall-related head injury in the University of Maryland’s emergency department (ED).…
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From the Ethics Box: Right to Try

My patient is terminally ill. There may be a treatment, but it isn’t FDA approved. Do patients have a right to try investigational treatments, and what are the…
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From the Ethics Inbox: Confronting climate change

To: Ethics Advisory Board From: Concerned RN Subject: Climate change and the role of nurses Over the past few years it seems there have been many weather-related, catastrophic…

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