Applied ethics

Bioethics. Business ethics. Moral psychology

Physicians quality of life versus quality of patient care

One of Alpha Hospital’s emergency physicians has an opportunity to go on a four-day raft trip, a vacation he has been looking forward to for a long time.

Manipulative patient, irresponsible family, and nursing home “dump”

A 40-year-old man walks into a freestanding emergency clinic with a bloody bandage on his head. He explains that he had been in a fight earlier in the evening and is still bleeding; he thinks he probably needs stitches in his head.