Patient as Person Explorations in Medical Ethics

ISBN-10: 0300093969
ISBN-13: 9780300093964
Edition: 2nd 2002
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Description: Physicians are wrestling with new moral choices. This work by theologian Paul Ramsey anticipated and addressed these moral and ethical issues. This edition includes a new foreword and essays that should help to locate and interpret Ramsey.

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Book details

List price: $34.00
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: Yale University Press
Publication date: 5/11/2002
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 320
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.034
Language: English

Physicians are wrestling with new moral choices. This work by theologian Paul Ramsey anticipated and addressed these moral and ethical issues. This edition includes a new foreword and essays that should help to locate and interpret Ramsey.

Foreword
"The Structure of an Ethical Revolution: Paul Ramsey, The Beecher Lectures, and the Birth of Bioethics"
"The Patient as Person: Beyond Ramsey's Beecher Lectures"
Preface
Consent as a Canon of Loyalty with Special Reference to Children in Medical Investigations
Ethics in the Consent Situation
The Ethics of Consent
Research Involving Children or Incompetents
The Guidelines
Pro and Con
Children in Institutions
On Updating Procedures for Stating That a Man Has Died
The Challenge to Old-Fashioned Death
What Death Is and Telling That Death Has Occurred
Updating Death
The Harvard Report
On Not Confusing Death with Stopping Extraordinary Means
On Not Confusing Death with "Organ Donor Eligibility"
On (Only) Caring for the Dying
The Problem
Ordinary and Extraordinary Means
The Morality of (Only) Caring for the Dying
The Process of Dying
Caring for the Seriously Ill and the Irreversibly Ill
The Same Objection from Two Opposite Extremes
Two Possible Qualifications of Our Duty Always to Care for the Dying
The Self-Giving of Vital Organs: A Case Study in Comparative Ethics
Am I My Twin Brother's Keeper?
The State of the Question in Roman Catholic Morals
Transimplantation as a Single, Uninterrupted Action
The State of the Question in a Possible Protestant Position
A Meditation on Medicine's Ministry to the Flesh
Giving or Taking Cadaver Organs for Transplants
A Caveat on Heart Transplants
In the Prism of a Far Away Case
Heart Transplants as Investigational Trials
Heart Transplants as Treatment, Elective Only
Choosing How to Choose: Patients and Sparse Medical Resources
Let the Better Man Live
A Human Lottery?
All Should Die When Not all Can Be Saved
How Shall Sparse Medical Resources Be Distributed Justly?
Index

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