Bioethics for Beginners 60 Cases and Cautions from the Moral Frontier of Healthcare

ISBN-10: 0470659114
ISBN-13: 9780470659113
Edition: 2012
Authors: Glenn McGee
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Description: How far is too far? 60 cases illustrating modern bioethical dilemmasBioethics for Beginners maps the giant dilemmas posed by new technologies and medical choices, using 60 cases taken from our headlines, and from the worlds of medicine and science.  More...

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List price: $33.95
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 5/29/2012
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 192
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.858
Language: English

How far is too far? 60 cases illustrating modern bioethical dilemmasBioethics for Beginners maps the giant dilemmas posed by new technologies and medical choices, using 60 cases taken from our headlines, and from the worlds of medicine and science. This eminently readable book takes it one case at a time, shedding light on the social, economic and legal side of 21st century medicine while giving the reader an informed basis on which to answer personal, practical questions. Unlocking the debate behind the headlines, this book combines clear thinking with the very latest in science and medicine, enabling readers to decide for themselves exactly what the scientific future should hold. 

Glenn McGee is assistant professor of bioethics at the University of Pennsylvania. He is the author of over 100 articles and books. He is the editor-in-chief of the American Journal of Bioethics, and he writes a monthly column for MS-NBC Online. He lives in Philadelphia, PA.

Preface
Acknowledgements
Tip-Toe When Walking on the Bleeding Edge
The Dangers of Creating Life in the Lab
Design: More Intelligent Every Day
"Shroom" Science: Safe and Effective?
A Robot Code of Ethics
No More Periods, Period
Search Me, Shape Me, Any Way You Want Me
A Bloody Mess
Stem Cells: The Goo of Life and the Debate of the Century
Everybody Lies
Lies, Damn Lies… and Scientific Misconduct
Conflict of Interest Means Business at NTH
While You're Here, How about a Spinal Tap?
Study Subject or Human Guinea Pig?
The New Tuskegee: Exploiting the Poor in Clinical Trials
Salt in the Wound: Will India Rise up Against the Oppression of Foreign Clinical Trials?
Dr. Hwang and the Bad Apple Theory of Scientific Misconduct
The Genome Isn't What It Used to Be
Becoming Genomic: Just What Does it Mean Anyway?
Enhancement Comes from Insecurity
Wearing Genes from the Gulf War
Reproduce at Your Own Peril
Tomorrow's Child: Making Babies in the Twenty-First Century
An Argument against Human Cloning
Two Genetic Moms: High-Tech Trouble or Double the Love?
Grave Robbing the Cradle
Baby Banking
Cash Strapped American Fertility Docs Cry Out for Mercy
Don't Sweat the Nano-Sized Stuff
"Nanoethics": The ELSI of Twenty-First-Century Bioethics?
The Devil and the Deep Blue Sea
The Merging of Man and Machine
My Eye's on You
The State Will Protect Your Health Right Up Until It Doesn't
Has the Spread of HPV Vaccine Marketing Conveyed Immunity to Common Sense?
Is the New Cigarette a Smoking Gun? Eclipse Unethical, Unregulated Research
"Universal" Healthcare: A Long Way Off
Newborn Screening with a Twist
HTV Testing Must Be Routine
Re-creating Flu: A Recipe for Disaster
Pandemic Influenza Requires Trust in Government Healthcare
A Hostile Environment for Environmental Protection Documents
To Quarantine or Not to Quarantine, Is That the Question?
"Do No Harm" Has Become "Care for Yourself "
Medicine Is Not a Steel Mill
Does Your Doctor Have Skeletons? Good Luck Finding Them
Medicine's Dirty Laundry
Dr. Koop: Meet Dr. Ethics
Organ Donation: Why Isn't There an App for That?
Docu-Medical Shows Lack Reality
You Aren't Dead Until Someone Tells You So
Redefining Retirement: Beyond Rest and Recreation
Medicare Is Going South: What Do We Owe the Aging?
The Fight to Die Well: We Will Expect More from Death Than Our Ancestors Did
The Case of the Body Snatchers
A Few Conclusions from the Terri Schiavo Case
living Wills Save Money? Dude, Did You Really Say That Out Loud?
The Plural of Anecdote Is Not Ambien
Eat Only Food for Thought
Fat in America
Breakfast for Thought
Want Fish? Ethics First, Please
Dying for Food
Beware of Ideologues and Demagogues
Bioethics for Christians, Corporate Whores, and Atheists
Pharma Owns Bioethics (and Other Fables)
The Kevorkianization of Cloning
Not in the Bush Leagues Anymore
Professor Hurlbut, Your 15 Minutes Are Up
The Heady Days of Proposition 71: Stem Cell Research in the California Sun
Conclusion: Move Slowly and Stay Cool
A Hot and Cold Running Genius
Science Must Slow Its Speed
Sources and Credits
Index

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