Informed Consent and Clinician Accountability: The Ethics of Report Cards on Surgeon PerformanceEditat de Steve Clarke, Justin Oakley
en Limba Engleză Paperback – 26 iul 2007
Acknowledgements; Introduction: accountability, informed consent and clinician performance information Justin Oakley and Steve Clarke; Part I. Accountability: Introduction; 1. Clinician report cards and the limits of evidence-based patient choice Michael Parker; 2. Report cards for institutions, not individuals Neil Levy; 3. Safety, accountability, and 'choice' after the Bristol inquiry Tom Sorell; 4. Public reports: putting patients in the picture requires a new relationship between doctors and patients Merrilyn Walton; 5. Adverse event disclosure: benefits and drawbacks for patients and clinicians Paul Barach and Michael Cantor; 6. Report cards and performance monitoring Stephen Bolsin and Liadain Freestone; Part II. Informed Consent: Introduction; 7. Informed consent and surgeons' performance Steve Clarke and Justin Oakley; 8. The value and practical limits of informed consent Merle Spriggs; 9. Against the informed consent argument for surgeon report cards David Neil; 10. Trust and the limits of knowledge David Macintosh; 11. Surgeons' report cards, heuristics, biases and informed consent Steve Clarke; 12. Report cards, informed consent and market forces A. J. Walsh; Part III. Reporting Performance Information: Introduction; 13. Is the reporting of an individual surgeon's clinical performance doing more harm than good for patient care? Silvana F. Marasco and Joseph E. Ibrahim; 14. Examining the link between publicly reporting health care quality and quality improvement Rachel M. Werner and David A. Asch; 15. Hospital and clinician performance data: what it can and cannot tell us Paul Aylin; 16. An ethical analysis of the defensive surgery objection to individual surgeon report cards Justin Oakley; 17. Surgeon report cards and the concept of defensive medicine Yujin Nagasawa; 18. Training, innovation and surgeons' report cards Tony Eyers; 19. Doctors' report cards: a legal perspective Ian Freckelton.
'…should be read by all patients and physicians. For any patient wanting to be truly informed about an operation they might undergo, the book explains the common information pitfalls found in physicians' report cards. Physicians, on the other hand, will want to read the book to understand one of the most significant socio-economic forces that will shape their careers during the next decade.' American Medical Association
Leading international specialists evaluate the ethical and social implications of developments in reporting surgeon performance.