Medicine and Social Justice Essays on the Distribution of Health Care

ISBN-10: 0199744203

ISBN-13: 9780199744206

Edition: 2nd 2012

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Book details

Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: Oxford University Press, Incorporated
Publication date: 9/13/2012
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 608
Size: 7.25" wide x 10.50" long x 1.75" tall
Weight: 2.310
Language: English

Contributors
Introduction
Theoretical Foundations
Justice, Health, and Health Care
Justice, Liberty, and the Choice of Health-System Structure
A Utilitarian Approach to Justice in Health Care
Justice Pluralism: Resource Allocation in Medicine and Public Health
Health Risk and Health Security
Aggregation and the Moral Relevance of Context in Health Care Decision-Making
Why There Is No Right to Health Care
Equality, Democracy, and the Human Right to Health Care
Access and Rationing
Unequal by Design: Health Care, Distributive Justice, and the American Political Process
Justice of and Within Health Care Finance
Setting Priorities for a Basic Minimum of Accessible Health Care
Why Justice Requires Rationing in Health Care
Priority to the Worse Off in Health Care Resource Prioritization
Whether to Discontinue Nonfutile Use of a Scarce Resource
Responsibility for Health Status
Health Care Justice and Political Agency 2011
Allocating Health Care Resources in the UK: Putting Principles into Practice
Global Health, Human Rights, and Distributive Justice
Equal Access to Health Care Under the UN Disability Rights Convention
Populations
Justice, Health, and the Price of Poverty
Racial Groups, Distrust, and the Distribution of Health Care
Gender Justice in the Health Care System: An Elusive Goal
Justice for Gay and Lesbian People in Health Care
Health Care Justice for the Chronically Ill and Disabled: A Deficiency in Justice Theory and How to Cure It
Getting from Here to There: Claiming Justice for the Severely Cognitively Disabled
Cognitive Surrogacy, Assisted Participation, and Moral Status
Health Care Reform and Children's Right to Health Care: A Modest Proposal
Premature and Compromised Neonates
Age Rationing Under Conditions of Injustice
Health Care for Soldiers
Social Justice and Correctional Health Services
Dilemmas and Priorities
Are Pre-existing Condition Exclusion Clauses Just? Lessons from Causal and Ethical Considerations Regarding Genetic Testing
Oral and Mental Health Services
Limits of Science and Boundaries of Access: Alternative Health Care
Just Expectations: Family Caregivers, Practical Identities, and Social Justice in the Provision of Health Care
Justice in Research on Human Subjects
Just Genetics: The Ethical Challenges of Personalized Medicine
Expanded Newborn Screening: Contemporary Challenges to the Parens Patriae Doctrine and the Use of Public Resources
Justice, Profound Neurological Injury, and Brain Death
Justice in Transplant Organ Allocation
Justice in Planning for Pandemics and Disasters
Justice Has (Almost) Nothing to Do With It: Medical Malpractice and Tort Reform
Index
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