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Readers Respond: Ethical Issues in Interhospital Transfers of ED Patients

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A national physician on-call data center where hospital on-call lists are published and categorized by location would be of great value in locating the appropriate available hospital and physician. Thomas Benzoni, DO, FACEP The post Readers Respond: Ethical Issues in Interhospital Transfers of ED Patients appeared first on ACEP Now.

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Schreiber – Ethical Issues in the ICU

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Disease/Critical Care Medicine at MedStar Washington Hospital Center presents a talk entitled "Ethical Issues in the ICU" as part of the DC5 lecture series.

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Ethical Issues in Interhospital Transfers of Emergency Department Patients

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1 Hospital boarding is the main driver of ED crowding, with patients nearly always awaiting transfer to inpatient beds and now more commonly, to other hospitals. 2 This article discusses the practical and ethical issues of interhospital transfer of these patients.

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Tips for Real-Time Information Sharing with Patients

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In turn, concerns have arisen regarding when information blocking is appropriate and what ethical issues emergency department (ED) physicians must consider prior to information blocking. Dr. Bissmeyer is a senior resident at Orange Park Hospital in Jacksonville, Fla.