Communication and Ethics


Canonical Reading Material for the Exam Candidate

Oh's Intensive Care manual:

  • Chapter 3 (pp. 16) Severity  of  illness  and  likely  outcome  from  critical  illness by Mark  Palazzo
  • Chapter 7  (pp. 55) Ethics  in  intensive  care   by Raymond  F  Raper  and  Malcolm  M  Fisher
  • Chapter 11  (pp. 85) Palliative  care  by Sarah  Cox  and  Neil  Soni
  • Chapter 12  (pp. 90)  ICU  and  the  elderly by Richard  Keays
  • Chapter 100 (pp. 1031)  Organ  donation  by Stephen  J  Streat
  • Chapter 111 (pp. 1140)  Withholding  and  withdrawing  life-sustaining  medical  treatment  in  children by James  Tibballs

Summaries and discussions of these soft fluffy topics from Life in the Fast Lane are made available as a list of links in the Resources section.