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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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. 
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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

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.

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