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Public Health Ethics Key Concepts and Issues in Policy and Practice

ISBN-10: 0521689368

ISBN-13: 9780521689366

Edition: 2011

Authors: Angus Dawson

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Description:

Public health ethics is a discipline concerned with the health of the public or a population as a whole, rather than focusing on the individual. This book introduces a number of this field's central concepts and explores the key and controversial issues arising.
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Book details

List price: $41.99
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 6/16/2011
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 248
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.50" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.946
Language: English

List of contributors
Preface
Acknowledgements
Concepts
Resetting the parameters: public health as the foundation for public health ethics
Health, disease and the goal of public health
Selective reproduction, eugenics and public health
Risk and precaution
Issues
Smoking, health and ethics
Infectious disease control
Population screening
Vaccination ethics
Environment, ethics and public health: the climate change dilemma
Public health research ethics: is non-exploitation the new principle for population-based research ethics?
Equity and population health: toward a broader bioethics agenda
Health inequities
Index