Biomedical Ethics / Edition 7

Biomedical Ethics / Edition 7

by David DeGrazia, Thomas Mappes, Jeffrey Ballard
     
 

View All Available Formats & Editions

ISBN-10: 0073407453

ISBN-13: 9780073407456

Pub. Date: 06/28/2010

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education

This best-selling anthology of readings with case studies provides insightful and comprehensive treatment of ethical issues in medicine. Appropriate for courses taught in philosophy departments, bioethics programs, as well as schools of medicine and nursing, the collection covers such provocative topics as biomedical enhancement, clinical trials in developing

Overview

This best-selling anthology of readings with case studies provides insightful and comprehensive treatment of ethical issues in medicine. Appropriate for courses taught in philosophy departments, bioethics programs, as well as schools of medicine and nursing, the collection covers such provocative topics as biomedical enhancement, clinical trials in developing countries, animal research, physician-assisted suicide, and health care reform. The text's effective pedagogical features include chapter introductions, argument sketches, explanations of medical terms, headnotes, and annotated bibliographies.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780073407456
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Higher Education
Publication date:
06/28/2010
Edition description:
Net
Pages:
752
Sales rank:
121,221
Product dimensions:
7.30(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.20(d)

Related Subjects

Table of Contents

Preface

Chapter 1: General Introduction

Chapter 2: The Professional-Patient Relationship

Chapter 3: Contested Therapies and Biomedical Enhancement

Chapter 4: Human and Animal Research

Chapter 5: Death and Decisions Regarding Life-Sustaining Treatment

Chapter 6: Suicide, Physician-Assisted Suicide, and Active Euthanasia

Chapter 7: Abortion and Embryonic Stem-Cell Research

Chapter 8: Genetics and Human Reproduction

Chapter 9: Social Justice and Health-Care Policy

Customer Reviews

Average Review:

Write a Review

and post it to your social network

     

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

See all customer reviews >