Clinical Case Study Tool

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The book uses the case study method as a teaching tool because it makes it easier to comprehend and follow the ethical issues present within each clinical case. As page 15 states, “clinical ethics must begin with as clear a detailed picture as possible.” The use of case studies provides a clear view of the overall differences between each case and helps to identify specific areas of the ethical dimensions present. The case study approach has both advantages and disadvantages. An advantage would be how there is an exposal to real life situations that may be used as paradigms in future occurrences. However, a disadvantage would be the act of generalizing the cases without considering the differences that may occur. Each case should be viewed

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