9780073407456

Biomedical Ethics

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  • ISBN13:

    9780073407456

  • ISBN10:

    0073407453

  • Edition: 7th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 6/28/2010
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education

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Summary

This best-selling anthology of readings with case studies provides insightful and comprehensive treatment of ethical issues in medicine. Appropriate for courses taught in philosophy departments, bioethics programs, as well as schools of medicine and nursing, the collection covers such provocative topics as biomedical enhancement, clinical trials in developing countries, animal research, physician-assisted suicide, and health care reform. The text's effective pedagogical features include chapter introductions, argument sketches, explanations of medical terms, headnotes, and annotated bibliographies.

Table of Contents

Preface
General Introduction
The Professional-Patient Relationship
Contested Therapies and Biomedical Enhancement
Human and Animal Research
Death and Decisions Regarding Life-Sustaining Treatment
Suicide, Physician-Assisted Suicide, and Active Euthanasia
Abortion and Embryonic Stem-Cell Research
Genetics and Human Reproduction
Social Justice and Health-Care Policy
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