Virtual Mentor. December 2004, Volume 6, Number 12.
December 2004 Contents
Standards of Care: An Ethical Examination
From the Editor
Ethics in Standards of Care: The Joy of Doctoring
Educating for Professionalism
A Fever of Unknown Source
Confusion over Cholesterol Testing
Preoperative Screening: Medical or Legal Guidelines?
A New Process for Writing Clinical Guidelines
The Impact of Recent Clinical Trials on National Cholesterol Education Program Adult Treatment Panel III Guidelines
Law, Policy, and Society
What Counts as Expert Medical Testimony?
Cost and Clinical Practice Guidelines: Can Two Wrongs Make It Right?
Achieving Diversity and Its Benefits in Clinical Research
Medicine and Society
Routine Prenatal HIV Testing as a Standard of Care
Op-Ed and Correspondence
Does Evidence-Based Medicine Offer Fair Benefits for All?
History, Art, and Narrative
History of Medicine
The Origins and Promise of Medical Standards Of Care*
Suggested Readings and Resources
About the Contributors
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