New Perspectives in Healthcare Ethics An Interdisciplinary and Crosscultural Approach
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Description: Tong, a well-known biomedical ethicist, combines medical ethics, bioethics, and her own unique insights to provide a comprehensive survey of contemporary health care ethics issues. Among the topics discussed in this book are complementary and alternative medicine; contraception and sterilization; infertility and assisted reproduction; and surrogate motherhood; genetic testing (screening and counseling); genetic therapy; biomedical and behavioral research; and euthanasia and assisted suicide. A useful reference work for those in the health care industry.
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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: $82.60
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Publication date: 2/21/2006
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.75" long x 0.50" tall
|A conceptual framework for health care ethics|
|Ethical theories and principles in health care|
|The health care professional-patient relationship|
|Health and disease issues|
|Biological givens or social constructions?|
|Biomedical and behavioral research|
|Beginning of life issues|
|Reproduction-assisting technologies : donor insemination, in vitro fertilization, and beyond|
|Genetic screening, counseling, and therapy|
|Therapeutic cloning, reproductive cloning, and ectogenesis|
|End of life issues|
|The aging process and long-term health care|
|Euthanasia, assisted suicide, and palliative care|
|Micro- and macro-allocation issues|
|Organ transplantation : individual allocation decisions|
|Health care reform : social distribution decisions|