Classic Cases in Medical Ethics Accounts of Cases That Have Shaped Medical Ethics, with Philosophical, Legal, and Historical Backgrounds
Edition: 4th 2004 (Revised)
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Description: This collection looks at major cases that have defined and shaped the field of medical ethics. Each case is illuminated by discussion of pertinent philosophical theories and legal and ethical issues. This 4th edition includes new chapters on embryo research and stem cells, reproductive cloning, and AIDS.
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All the information you need in one place! Each Study Brief is a summary of one specific subject; facts, figures, and explanations to help you learn faster.
List price: $49.06
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education
Publication date: 7/15/2003
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.25" long x 0.75" tall
|Moral Reasoning and Ethical Theories in Medical Ethics|
|Classic Cases about Death and Dying|
|Comas: Karen Quinlan and Nancy Cruzan|
|Requests to Die: Elizabeth Bouvia and Larry McAfee|
|Physician-Assisted Dying: Oregon's Legalization|
|Classic Cases about the Beginning of Life|
|Part II Overview|
|Abortion: Kenneth Edelin|
|Assisted Reproduction: Louise Brown and Beyond|
|Battles over Embryos and Stem Cells|
|Reproductive Cloning: Should We Clone Humans?|
|Letting Impaired Newborns Die: Baby Jane Doe|
|Classic Cases about Research and Experimental Treatments|
|Animal Subjects: The Philadelphia Head-Injury Study on Primates|
|Human Subjects: The Tuskegee Syphilis Study|
|Adult Heart Replacement: The First Heart Transplant and Artificial Heart|
|Allocation of Artificial and Transplantable Organs: The God Committee|
|Infants and Medical Research: Baby Fae and Baby Theresa|
|Classic Cases about Individual Rights and the Public Good|
|Involuntary Psychiatric Commitment: Joyce Brown|
|Ethical Issues and Genetic Disease: Nancy Wexler|
|Preventing the Global Spread of AIDS|
|Reforming the American Medical System: Expanding Medicare?|