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Contemporary Issues in Bioethics

Tom L Beauchamp
Contemporary Issues in Bioethics

Contemporary Issues in Bioethics

Tom L Beauchamp

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Revised to reflect developments in the field, this fourth edition contains a comprehensive collection of articles on 9 key topics. The articles - 84% of which are new - present diverse points of view from an interdisciplinary group of contributors. The topics addressed in their essays touch upon the lives of their readers and are illustrated by current examples and real cases.

- Publisher A collection of essays and court opinions on ethical issues in biology and medicine, presenting alternative positions on issues such as reproductive technologies, surrogate parenting, informed consent, confidential information, abortion, and the right to die. This fourth edition includes information on types of ethical theory and ethics in relation to law and public policy, revised chapter introductions, and new chapters on AIDS, euthanasia, and genetics, as well as 88 new selections. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.

- Publisher

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About "Contemporary Issues in Bioethics"

Revised to reflect developments in the field, this fourth edition contains a comprehensive collection of articles on 9 key topics. The articles - 84% of which are new - present diverse points of view from an interdisciplinary group of contributors. The topics addressed in their essays touch upon the lives of their readers and are illustrated by current examples and real cases.
- Publisher

A collection of essays and court opinions on ethical issues in biology and medicine, presenting alternative positions on issues such as reproductive technologies, surrogate parenting, informed consent, confidential information, abortion, and the right to die. This fourth edition includes information on types of ethical theory and ethics in relation to law and public policy, revised chapter introductions, and new chapters on AIDS, euthanasia, and genetics, as well as 88 new selections. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.
- Publisher

Table Of Contents

  • Introduction To Ethics: Ethical Theory And Bioethics. Professional
  • Relationships To Patients And Subjects: Rights And Responsibilities.
  • Professional Codes
  • The Virtues And Obligations Of Professionals
  • Moral Quandries Of Professionals
  • The Management Of Biomedical Information. Truth-telling And The Management
  • Of Bad News
  • Informed Consent
  • Patient Self-determination And Advance Directives
  • Managing Information In Randomized Clinical Trials
  • The Management Of Confidential Information. Reproductive Decision-making:
  • Reproductive Technologies And Surrogate Parenting Arrangements. Parenting
  • And The Family
  • The Problem Of Infertility
  • Artificial Insemination Donor (aid)
  • In Vitro Fertilization
  • Surrogate Parenting Arrangements
  • Abortion And Maternal-foetal Relationships. Moral Issues Of Abortion
  • Legal Issues Of Abortion
  • Maternal-fetal Relations. Decisions About The End Of Life: The Right To
  • Die. Decisions By Competent Adults
  • Decisions On Behalf Of The Formerly Competent
  • Decisions About Infants
  • The Medical Futility Debate
  • Euthanasia And Assisted Suicide. The Moral Relevance Of The
  • Killing-letting Die Distinction
  • When Is Forgoing Treatment Also Killing
  • Physician-assisted Suicide And Voluntary Active Euthanasia
  • The Netherlands Experience. Public Health, Biomedical Research, And
  • Biomedical Technologies: The Global Aids Epidemic. General Issues
  • The Duty Of Health Professionals To Treat
  • The Duty To Warn And The Duty Not To Harm
  • Testing And Screening Programs
  • A Global Perspective
  • Eugenics And Human Genetics. Eugenic Programs In The United States And
  • Germany
  • The Human Genome Project And Genetic Testing
  • Human Gene Therapy
  • Human Genetic Enhancement. Justice In Access To Health Care: Justice In
  • The Distribut-ion Of Health Care Resources. Just Health Care And The Right
  • To Health Care
  • Universal Health Insurance And Universal Access
  • Rationing Health Care And The Oregon Plan.

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  • Catalogue Code 95741
  • Product Code 0534223141
  • EAN 9780534223144
  • Pages 670
  • Department Academic
  • Category Christian Worldview
  • Sub-Category Medical/science
  • Publisher Nelson Thomas Learning
  • Publication Date Jan 1994
  • Dimensions 241 x 190 x 32 mm
  • Weight 1.270kg

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