Ethics in the Setting of Burned Patients

Christian J. Vercler, Charles Scott Hultman

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Abstract

This article considers multiple ethical principles in the context of patients with burns. It explores the application of these principles to burn care and the impact on medical decision making, through several clinical vignettes.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)903-909
Number of pages7
JournalClinics in Plastic Surgery
Volume44
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - Oct 1 2017
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Autonomy
  • Beneficence
  • Best interests
  • Ethics
  • Informed consent
  • Substituted judgment
  • Surrogate decision making

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery

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