Faith and Health Religion, Science, and Public Policy
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Description: Faith and Health examines controversial issues in medical ethics such as embryo stem cell research, the face transplant, cyborgs and the human and physician assisted suicide. Those struggling with such confusing and controversial subjects will appreciate the insights from ethics, theology, and law the author brings together. Here is guidance for personal or social responses to questions in medicine that affect us all.
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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.
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Publisher: Mercer University Press
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.75" long x 0.75" tall
|List of Abbreviations||p. iiiv|
|Human Suffering and the Medical Mandate||p. 19|
|False Hope: Faith and Healing in the ICU||p. 44|
|Health Care and the Future: Faith Perspectives and Healthcare Reform||p. 67|
|Aging as an Assault on Human Dignity: Spirituality and End-of-life Decision-making||p. 92|
|Religion, Politics, and a Right to Die||p. 115|
|Faith and the Future of Physician-assisted Suicide||p. 133|
|Ethics and the Artificial Heart: Cyborgs and the Human Future||p. 156|
|Ethics and CTA: Might We Have Your Face?||p. 176|
|Religion, Ethics, and the Great Embryo Stem Cell Debate||p. 197|
|Faith, Ethics, and Abortion: Thinking about the Unthinkable||p. 214|
|Medicine and the Demonic: Should Psychiatrists Engage in Exorcisms?||p. 235|
|Authority in the ICU||p. 263|
|AMA: Principles of Medical Ethics||p. 264|
|The Hippocratic Oath||p. 266|
|The Nuremberg Code||p. 267|
|Contraception and IVF: The Vatican's Response||p. 269|
|Summary of Vacco v. Quill.||p. 272|
|Time Line in the Terri Schiavo Case||p. 274|
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