Children and Health Care: Moral and Social Issues / Edition 1

Children and Health Care: Moral and Social Issues / Edition 1

by L.M. Kopelman

ISBN-10: 1556080786

ISBN-13: 9781556080784

Pub. Date: 02/28/1989

Publisher: Springer Netherlands

Product Details

Springer Netherlands
Publication date:
Philosophy and Medicine Series, #33
Edition description:
Product dimensions:
8.27(w) x 11.69(h) x 0.04(d)

Table of Contents

Children’s Health as a Social and Political Issue.- Child Health and Public Policy.- Comments on Barbara Starfield’s ‘Child Health and Public Policy’.- Development of the U.S. Federal Role in Children’s Health Care: A Critical Appraisal.- American Social and Political Thought and the Federal Role in Child Health Care.- Children as Research Subjects.- When is the Risk Minimal Enough for Children to be Research Subjects?.- Children, Illness, and Death.- Death and Children’S Literature: Charlotte’s Web and the Dying Child.- Charlotte the Spider, Socrates, and the Problem of Evil.- Children’s Conceptions of Illness and Death.- Terminally Ill Children and Treatment Choices: a Reply to Gareth Matthews.- Children’s and Parents’ Roles in Medical Decisionmaking.- Children and Adolescents: Their Right to Decide About Their Own Health Care.- Children and Health Care Decisionmaking: A Reply to Angela Holder.- Children’s Competence for Health Care Decisionmaking.- Consent and Decisional Authority in Children’s Health Care Decisionmaking: A Reply to Dan Brock.- Questions Parents Should Resist.- Taking the Family Seriously: Beyond Best Interests.- The Pediatrician’s Role: Theory and Practice.- “Not Miniature Men and Women”: Abraham Jacobi’s Vision of a New Medical Specialty a Century Ago.- The Development of Pediatrics as a Specialty.- The Good Doctor and the Medical Care of Children.- Comments on John Ladd’s ‘the Good Doctor and the Medical Care of Children’.- Government by Case Anecdote or Case Advocacy: A Pediatrician’s View.- Advocacy: Some Reflections on an Ambiguous Term.- Loving the Chronically Ill Child: A Pediatrician’s Perspective.- Love and the Physician: A Reply to Thomas Irons.

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