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Ethics Cases Index

Abortion

Abuse

Access to care

Addiction

Adolescent medicine

Advance directives

Ambiguous genitalia

Clinical research

Complementary and Alternative Medicine

Confidentiality

Conflict of interest

Conscience

Contraception

Contract with society

Cost of care

Cultural competence

Decision-making capacity

Defensive medicine

Dermatology

Diagnosis

Disparities

Drug company relations

Duty to inform

Duty to report

Duty to treat

Emergency medicine

Endocrinology

End-of-life care

Epidemics

Evidence-based medicine

Expertise

Faith

Family medicine

Genetics

Goals of medicine

HIV

Human rights

Incentives

Informed consent

Medical education

Medical errors

Medicine and the media

Military medical ethics

Neonatology

Neurology

Obesity

Obstetrics and gynecology

Organ donation and transplantation

Pain management

Paternalism

Patient autonomy

Patient-Physician Relationship

Patient safety

Pediatrics

Physician activism

Physician-assisted suicide

Physician burnout

Physicians as employees

Physician as healers

Physician impairment

Physicians in public roles

Placebo and nocebo

Prescribing

Professionalism

Professional self-regulation

Psychiatry

Public health

Quality of care

Quality of life

Refusal to treat

Reproductive rights

Research

Residency

Retainer practice

Scope of practice

Screening

Sexuality

Sexually transmitted diseases

Shared decision making

Sports medicine

Standard of care

Student participation in care

Surgery

Surrogate decison making

Team-based care

Technology

Telemedicine

Terrorism

Unnecessary tests

Volunteering

Withholding and withdrawing treatment

Writing and Social Media