ORTHOPAEDIC GIFTS: OPPORTUNITIES AND OBLIGATIONS
- The bright side of life. Hodgkin, Paul // Nursing Standard;11/19/2014, Vol. 29 Issue 12, p30
In this article the author offers his opinions on the benefits that medical professionals can obtain when they receive gestures of thanks from patients and when they reevaluate their own ideas on the preciousness of life.
- PT 2008: San Antonio, June 11-14. // PT: Magazine of Physical Therapy;Sep2008, Vol. 16 Issue 9, p46
Information about the PT 2008: Annual Conference and Exposition held in San Antonio, Texas is presented. Topics includes the role of medical personnel in providing the best healthcare for their patients making their lives better. The conference and exposition highlights the keynote speaker Lee...
- Orthopaedic surgeons and flaccid liberals. Barraclough, Kevin // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);4/12/2003, Vol. 326 Issue 7393, p829
Discusses the role of orthopedic surgeons in society. Division between physicians and surgeons; Importance of both to those patients who are saved from a lifetime of disability.
- Is it better to give, receive, or decline? The ethics of accepting gifts from patients. ANDERSON, JIM // JAAPA: Journal of the American Academy of Physician Assistants (;Jun2011, Vol. 24 Issue 6, p59
The article focuses on the ethical issues involved in accepting gifts from patients to physician assistants (PAs) and medical providers. It says that policies of organizations such as the American Medical Association (AMA) frame the patient gift giving issue as one postulating conflict of...
- Outside In. Newnham, David // Nursing Standard;2/18/2009, Vol. 23 Issue 24, p26
The author expresses his opinion about the gifts pharmaceutical companies offer to physicians to promote their products. He describes the case of his friend, Roger, a general practitioner who received gifts from pharmaceutical companies. He comments on the concern by Great Britain's Royal...
- No Vacation. Kirsch, Nancy R // PT in Motion;Apr2012, Vol. 4 Issue 3, p52
The article discusses the ethical aspects of physical therapy practice, considering a situation wherein a PT was offered a free honeymoon stay by her patient. It says that the PT is having a difficulty to decide whether to accept or not the offer of her patient to stay in their beachfront for...
- Shop Treatment. Kirsch, Nancy R. // PT in Motion;Jun2012, Vol. 4 Issue 5, p48
The article focuses on the "retail therapy" applied to people who love to shop. It states following the following scenario, in which shopping and rehabilitation merge in a way that thoroughly discomfits a physical therapy patient. It further discusses ethical decision in this treatment including...
- Financial abuse– or deserved thanks? Oliver, Jo // Nursing & Residential Care;Dec2014, Vol. 16 Issue 12, p703
No abstract available.
- Patients bearing gifts: are there strings attached? Spence, Sean A. // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);12/24/2005, Vol. 331 Issue 7531, p1527
The article discusses whether it is ethical for physicians to accept gifts from patients. Gifts from patients can mean thank you. Or they can be meant to show that the patient was not always sick, and therefore earn them respect. In medical practice, the argument against accepting gifts from...