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Organized around four central themes in healthcare ethics (theoretical foundations and issues for individuals, organizations, and society), Health Care Ethics, Second Edition builds upon the wisdom an
Table of Contents
|About the Author||p. xi|
|Foundations in Theory||p. 1|
|Theory of Health Care Ethics||p. 3|
|Principles of Health Care Ethics||p. 41|
|Critical Issues for Individuals||p. 59|
|The Moral Status of Gametes and Embryos: Storage and Surrogacy||p. 61|
|The Ethical Challenge of the New Reproductive Technology||p. 71|
|Abortion: The Unexplored Middle Ground||p. 87|
|Proposals for Human Cloning: A Review and Ethical Evaluation||p. 99|
|Competency: What It Is, What It Isn't, and Why It Matters||p. 110|
|The Patient Self-Determination Act||p. 123|
|Older People and Long-Term Care: Issues of Access||p. 167|
|Respecting Autonomy of Elders in Nursing Homes||p. 184|
|Death, Medicine, and Moral Significance of Family Decision Making||p. 201|
|Ethical Issues in the Use of Fluids and Nutrition: When Can They Be Withdrawn?||p. 210|
|Ethical Issues Concerning Physician-Assisted Death||p. 222|
|Critical Issues For Health Care Organizations||p. 235|
|Health Care Institutional Ethics: Broader than Clinical Ethics||p. 237|
|Hospital Ethics Committees: Rules, Membership Structure, and Difficulties||p. 251|
|Ethically-Important Distinctions Among Managed Care Organizations||p. 267|
|Bioethical Dilemmas in Emergency Medicine and Prehospital Care||p. 283|
|High-Technology Home Care: Critical Issues and Ethical Choices||p. 297|
|Spirituality in Health Care Organizations||p. 321|
|Critical Issues in Societal Health||p. 337|
|Equality and Inequality in American Health Care||p. 339|
|Is Rationing of Health Care Ethically Defensible?||p. 355|
|Domestic Violence: Changing Theory, Changing Practice||p. 365|
|Ethics Issues in Disaster Relief||p. 382|
|Looking Toward the Future||p. 397|
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