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Description: Bioethics and the Law, Second Edition connects broad public healthcareissues with the concerns of the individual, and draws clear distinctionsbetween policy, law, and ethical considerations. Offering more than justlandmark cases, Dolgin and Shepherd present a revealing survey of the fullrange of contemporary healthcare issues, along with the various conflicts andconfluences that surround them.A multidisciplinary approach that combines sources of law with scholarshipfrom philosophy and sociology, Bioethics and the Law, Second Edition, features:thoughtful analysis of the discrepancies between broadly applied rulesof law and the more specific concerns of the individualcoverage of ongoing healthcare debates, examined on several fronts:the ethical implications of various means of financing healthcare,from managed care to Medicare/Medicaid to universal accessthe shifting parameters of the provider/patient relationship inhealthcare ; the arguments surrounding restrictions on embryonic stem cellresearch, physician-assisted suicide, abortion, and use of genetic informationthe arguments surrounding restrictions on embryonic stem cell research,physician-assisted suicide, abortion, and use of genetic informationdiscussion of socio-economic factors that shape healthcare andhealthcare policycradle-to-grave organization that traces a typical individual’sexperience in the healthcare system starting from birth and continuing throughadulthooda look at the public health implications of decisions by individuals ashealthcare consumers/patientsGlossary of Termsappendices that summarize recent developments in science and technologydetailed Teacher’s Manual that includes answers to the problemsand questions in the text, and suggests a variety of methods for teaching withthe bookan Authors’ Companion Website that includes chapter-by-chapterupdates and “Bioethics and Law Links,” such as links to The Nuremberg Code andthe American Medical Association Principles of Medical EthicsUpdated throughout with recent case and statutory material, the revisedSecond Edition covers :Gonzales v. Carhart and Abigail Alliance v. von Eschenbachcutting-edge advances in biotechnology, such as stem cell research,cloning, and nanotechnologyconflicts of interest facing health care providers and researchersdiscussion of universal health care proposalsWith the generous teaching support that authors Dolgin and Shepherd offer—adetailed Teacher’s Manual and companion website—you can teach this fascinatingcourse for the first time with confidence. If you’ve already taught from theFirst Edition, then you’re probably looking forward to receiving your new deskcopy of Bioethics and the Law, Second Edition .
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List price: $192.00
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: Aspen Pub
Binding: Cloth Text
Size: 7.50" wide x 10.00" long x 2.00" tall
|Summary of Contents|
|Bioethics: Basic Concepts|
|Law, Medicine, and Philosophy|
|Bodily Integrity and Autonomy|
|Privacy and Essentialism|
|Bioethics and the Individual|
|Assisting and Monitoring Reproduction|
|Decision-Making for Others|
|Discrimination in Health Care|
|Bioethics and the Community|
|Human Subject Research and Experimental Health Care|
|The Business of Health Care|