Biomedical Ethics

ISBN-10: 0072976446

ISBN-13: 9780072976441

Edition: 6th 2006 (Revised)

Authors: Thomas A. Mappes, David DeGrazia

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The sixth edition of this text features new coverage of research on embryonic stem cells & expanded treatment of issues related to genetics, as well as new articles on cochlear implants & the clinical management of intersex.
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List price: $121.33
Edition: 6th
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Publication date: 8/2/2005
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 752
Size: 7.75" wide x 9.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 2.662
Language: English

Thomas A. Mappes holds a B.S. in chemistry from the University of Dayton and a Ph.D. in philosophy from Georgetown University. He is professor of philosophy at Frostburg State University, where he has taught since 1973. He is the coeditor (with Jane S. Zembaty) of Social Ethics: Morality and Social Policy (McGraw-Hill, 4/e, 1992) and his published work appears in journals such as American Philosophical Quarterly and Kennedy Institute of Ethics Journal. In 1985, the Frostburg State University Foundation presented him with the Faculty Achievement Award for Teaching.

David is a Professor of Philosophy at George Washington University. Hispublications include Taking Animals Seriously (Cambridge University Press, 1996)and Human Identity and Bioethics (Cambridge University Press, 2005). His research has been supported by fellowships from the National Endowment for theHumanities, the American Council of Learned Societies, and the National Institutesof Health.

General Introduction
The Nature of Biomedical Ethics
Recently Dominant Ethical Theories
The Critical Assessment of Competing Ethical Theories
Teleological Versus Deontological Theories
Kantian Deontology W.D.Ross''s Theory of Prima Facie Duties
The Principles of Biomedical Ethics
Alternative Directions and Methods
Virtue Ethics
The Ethics of Care and Feminist Ethics
Casuistry: Case-Based Reasoning in Historical Context
Reflective Equilibrium and Appeals to Coherence Confronting Ethical Relativism
Fundamental Concepts and Principles
Liberty-Limiting Principles
Paternalism Notes
Annotated Bibliography
Appendix: Selected Reference Sources in Biomedical Ethics
Print Resources
Web Resources
The Physician-Patient Relationship
Physicians'' Obligations and Virtues
The Hippocratic Oath
Council of Ethical and Judicial Affairs
American Medical Association
Fundamental Elements of the Patient-Physician Relationship
The Virtuous Physician and the Ethics of Medicine Physician-Patient Models and Patient Autonomy
Metaphors and Models of Doctor-Patient Relationships
TheirImplications for Autonomy
Why Doctors Should Intervene Truth Telling
On Telling Patients the Truth
Offering the Truth: One Ethical Approach to the Uninformed Cancer Patient Informed Consent
Opinion in Canterbury v. Spence
President''s Commission for the Study of Ethical Problems in Medicine and Biomedical a0nd Behavioral Research
The Values Underlying Informed Consent
Transparency: Informed Consent in Primary Care
The Practice of Medicine in a Multicultural Society
Ethical Relativism in a Multicultural Society
Quality Care and the Wounds of Diversity Contested Therapies within the Physician-Patient Relationship
Cosmetic Surgery and the Internal Morality of Medicine
One Pill Makes You Smarter: An Ethical Appraisal of the Rise of Ritalin Conflicts of Interest, Problems of Conscience, and Managed Care
The Doctor as Double Agent
Managed Care and the Goals of Medicine
Conscience and the Conscientious Actions in the Context of MCOs Annotated Bibliography
Hospitals, Nurses, Families, And Medical Confidentiality
Professional Statements
American Hospital Association, The Patient Care Partnership: Understanding Expectations, Rights and Responsibilities
American Nurses'' Association, Code of Ethics for Nurses The Role and Responsibilities of Nurses
In Defense of the Traditional Nurse
Advocacy or Subservience for the Sake of Patients?
The Nurse/Physician Relationship and Ethical Decision Making Families and Medical Decision Making
atient Choices, Family Interests, and Physician Obligations
Deaf Culture, Cochlear Implants, and Elective Disability
The Hanukkah Bush: Ethical Implications in the Clinical Management of Intersex Confidentiality
Majority Opinion in Tarasoff v. Regents of the University of California
Dissenting Opinion in
Please Don''t Tell!: A Case About HIV and Confidentiality (with commentaries
Annotated Bibliography
Human And Animal Research
Ethical Codes
The Nuremberg Code
World Medical Association, Declaration of Helsinki
Council for International Organizations of Medical Sciences
International Guiding Principles for Biomedical Research Involving Animals Research Involving "Vulnerable" Populations
Proxy Consent for Research on the Incompetent Elderly
The Dangers of Difference
Ethical and Human-Rights Issues in Research on Mental Disorders
That May Affect Decision-Making Capacity
Experimental Design and Randomized Clinical Trials
Of Mice but Not Men: Problems of the Randomized Clinical Trial
How to Resolve and Ethical Dilemma Concerning Randomized Clinical Trials Clinical Trials in Developing Countries
Research in Developing Countries: Taking Benefit Seriously
Ethical Issues in Clinical Trials in Developing Countries Animal Research
The Case for the Use of Animals in Biomedical Research
The Responsible Use of Animals in Biomedical Research
The Ethics of Animal Research: What Are the Prospects for Agreement?
Annotated Bibliography
Death And Decisions Regarding Life-Sustaining Treatment
The Definition and Determination of Death
President''s Commission for the Study of Ethical Problems in Medicine and Biomedical and Behavioral Research, Why "Update" Death?
The Definition and Criterion of Death
Pragmatism and the Determination of Death Competent Adults and the Refusal of Life-Sustaining Treatment
Council on Ethical and Judicial Affairs, American Medical Association, Withholding and Withdrawing Life-Sustaining Treatment
Refusing Life-Sustaining Treatment After Catastrophic Injury: Ethical Implications
Suicide by Persons with Disabilities Disguised as the Refusal of Life-Sustaining Treatment DNR Orders and Medical Futility
Ethics and Communication in Do-Not-Resuscitate Orders
A Conceptual and Ethical Analysis Advance Directives and Treatment Decisions for Incompetent Adults
Some Reflections on Advance Directives Norman
The Conscious Incompetent Patient The Treatment of Impaired Infants
Involuntary Euthanasia of Defective Newborns
Members of The Hastings Center Research Project on the Care of Imperiled Newborns, Standards of Judgment for Treatment of Imperiled Newborns
Annotated Bibliography
Suicide, Physician-Assisted Suicide, And Active Euthanasia
The Morality of Suicide
The Morality and Rationality of Suicide The Morality of Active Euthanasia
Active and Passive Euthanasia Daniel Callahan, Killing and Allowing to Die
Voluntary Active Euthanasia The Supreme Court, Physician-Assisted Suicide, and Terminal Sedation
Chief Justice
Chief Justice
Concurring Opinion in Washington v. Glucksberg
The Supreme Court and Physician-Assisted Suicide: Rejecting Assisted Suicide but Embracing Euthanasia Physician-Assisted Suicide, Active Euthanasia, and Social Policy
Care of the Hopelessly Ill: Proposed Clinical Criteria for Physician-Assisted Suicide
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