Contemporary Issues in Bioethics

Contemporary Issues in Bioethics

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  • Hardback | 640 pages
  • 185.42 x 233.68 x 30.48mm | 1,156.65g
  • Cengage Learning, Inc
  • Wadsworth Publishing Co Inc
  • Belmont, CA, United States
  • Revised
  • 3rd Revised edition
  • 0534101828
  • 9780534101824

Table of contents

Part I: Introduction to ethics. Ethical theory and bioethics. Bioethics as a field of ethics. Part II: Moral and conceptual foundations. Concepts of health and disease. Life, death and personhood. Part III: Life and death. Abortion. Euthanasia and the prolongation of life. Part IV: The patient-professional relationship. Patients' rights and professional responsibilities. The management of medical information. Part V: Biomedical research and technology. Research with human and animal subjects. Frontiers in biology and medicine. Part VI: Allocation and health policy. The allocation of medical resources. Health Policy. more

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