Medical Ethics: Accounts of Ground-Breaking Cases

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  • Edition: 6th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2010-03-29
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
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Previously published: Classis cases in medical ethics. 2008

Table of Contents

Classic Cases about Death and Dying
Requests to Die: Elizabeth Bouvia and Larry McAfee
Comas: Karen Quinlan, Nancy Cruzan & Terri Schiavo
Physician-Assisted Dying: New Frontiers
Classic Cases about the Beginnings of Human Life
Abortion: The Trial of Kenneth Edelin
Assisted Reproduction, Multiple Births and Elderly Parents--Time to Regulate?
Embryos, Stem Cells, and Cloning
The Ethics Of Treating Impaired Babies
Can Medical Research on Animals Be Justified? The Gennarelli and Taub Cases
Interlude for Ethical Theory
Research on Human Subjects
Classic Cases about Research
Surgeons' Desire for Fame: The Ethics of the First Heart, Hand & Face Transplants
Human Subjects: The Tuskegee Syphilis Study
Using One Baby for Another: Babies Fae, Gabriel, & Theresa, and Conjoined Twins
Involuntary Psychiatric Commitment: The Case of Joyce Brown
Testing In Advance For Genetic Disease
Classic Cases about Individual Rights versus the Public Good
Preventing the Global Spread of AIDS
Medicine and Inequality
David Reimer, the "John/Joan Case"
Ethical Theories and Bioethics
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