Ethics of Health Care A Guide for Clinical Practice

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  • Edition: 3rd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2005-07-08
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
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Ethics of Health Care: A Guide for Clinical Practice, 3E is designed to guide health care students and practitioners through a wide variety of areas involving ethical controversies. It provides a background in value development and ethical theories, including numerous real-life examples to stimulate discussion and thought.

Table of Contents

Human Value Development
Decision Making in Value Issues
Basic Principles of Health Care Ethics
The Nature of Rights in Ethical Discourse
Confidentiality and the Management of Health Care Information
Professional Gatekeeping as a Function of Role Fidelity
Autonomy vs. Paternalism: A Contest Between Virtues
Justics and the Allocation of Scarce Resources
Withholding and Withdrawing Life Support
Euthanasia: Practice and Principles
Reproductive Issues
AIDS and Health Care Practice
Ethical Issues and Genetic Science
Transcultural Health
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