CART

(0) items

Ethics in Health Services and Policy : A Global Approach,9780470531068
This item qualifies for
FREE SHIPPING!
FREE SHIPPING OVER $59!

Your order must be $59 or more, you must select US Postal Service Shipping as your shipping preference, and the "Group my items into as few shipments as possible" option when you place your order.

Bulk sales, PO's, Marketplace Items, eBooks, Apparel, and DVDs not included.

Ethics in Health Services and Policy : A Global Approach

by
Edition:
1st
ISBN13:

9780470531068

ISBN10:
0470531061
Format:
Paperback
Pub. Date:
4/19/2011
Publisher(s):
Jossey-Bass

Questions About This Book?

Why should I rent this book?
Renting is easy, fast, and cheap! Renting from eCampus.com can save you hundreds of dollars compared to the cost of new or used books each semester. At the end of the semester, simply ship the book back to us with a free UPS shipping label! No need to worry about selling it back.
How do rental returns work?
Returning books is as easy as possible. As your rental due date approaches, we will email you several courtesy reminders. When you are ready to return, you can print a free UPS shipping label from our website at any time. Then, just return the book to your UPS driver or any staffed UPS location. You can even use the same box we shipped it in!
What version or edition is this?
This is the 1st edition with a publication date of 4/19/2011.
What is included with this book?
  • The New copy of this book will include any supplemental materials advertised. Please check the title of the book to determine if it should include any CDs, lab manuals, study guides, etc.
  • The Rental copy of this book is not guaranteed to include any supplemental materials. You may receive a brand new copy, but typically, only the book itself.

Summary

With this book nursing and health administration students can increase their understanding of the myriad global ethical issues. The book examines key issues of health services delivery (insurance, rationing of care, allocation of resources, and cost-containment) and the health care industry (corruption, kickbacks, and conflicts of interest) in both developing and developed countries. The book also considers cross-border issues that arise from the movement of patients and providers across national boundaries, such as treatment of undocumented aliens, medical tourism, and the "brain drain" of health care personnel from developing countries.

Author Biography

Dean M. Harris, JD, is a clinical associate professor in the Department of Health Policy and Management, Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and adjunct associate professor in the UNC School of Law. In addition, he serves as adjunct professor in the Health Economics and Management Institute (HEMI) in the Guanghua School of Management at Peking University. Companion web site: www.josseybass.com/go/deanharris

Table of Contents

Introduction
Acknowledgments
The Author
Ethical Theories and Bioethics in a Global Perspective
Theories of Ethics
Are Theories of Ethics Global?
Can Theories of Ethics Encourage People to Do the Right Thing?
Autonomy and Informed Consent in Global Perspective
Ethical Principles and Practical Issues of Informed Consent
Does Informed Consent Really Matter to Patients?
Is Informed Consent a Universal Principle or a Cultural Value?
Withholding or Withdrawing Treatment and Physician‚«ŰAssisted Suicide
Withholding or Withdrawing Treatment at the End of Life
Assisting Patients in Committing Suicide
Ethical Issues in Reproductive Health
Ethics of Abortion in Different Times, Places, and Cultures
Current Ethical Issues in Abortion
Assisted Reproductive Technology and Stem Cell Research
Emergency Contraception
Ethics of Imposing Conditions on Funding
Ethical Issues of Female Genital Mutilation
The Facts About FGM
FGM as a Challenge to Ethical Relativism
Ethics of FGM for Adult Women
Ethical Issues of Research with Human Subjects
Background Information and the Belmont Report
Autonomy and Voluntary Informed Consent
Beneficence and Cost‚«ŰBenefit Analysis
Issues of Justice and Fairness for Human Subjects
The Right to Health Care, and Ethical Obligations to Provide Care
Is There an Ethical Right to Health Care?
Ethical Obligations of Health Care Professionals
Ethical Obligations of for‚«ŰProfit Health Care Providers
Ethical Issues in Rationing and Allocation of Limited Resources
Levels of Allocating Resources
Methods of Rationing Health Resources
Comparative Effectiveness Research and Cost‚«ŰEffectiveness Analysis
Ethical Issues of Health Insurance and Health System Reform
Ethical Issues in Financing Health Services and Designing Insurance Systems
Fundamental Values of Health Systems
Ethical Issues in the Movement of Patients Across National Borders
Ethical Duties to Provide Health Care to Undocumented Aliens
Ethical Issues in Medical Tourism
Ethical Issues in the Movement of Health Care Professionals Across National Borders
Ethical Issues in the Migration of Health Professionals
Proposed Solutions and Their Ethical Implications
Fair Treatment of Health Care Workers from Other Countries
Corruption and Informal Payments in Health Systems
Payment of Informal Fees by Patients and Their Families
Is Corruption Bad for Your (and Other People‚«≤s) Health?
References
Index
Table of Contents provided by Publisher. All Rights Reserved.


Please wait while the item is added to your cart...