Choices and Decisions in Health Care / Edition 1

Choices and Decisions in Health Care / Edition 1

by Andrew Grubb
     
 

ISBN-10: 0471936219

ISBN-13: 9780471936213

Pub. Date: 03/03/1993

Publisher: Wiley

Takes a reflective view of medical law and ethics, the health care system and challenges raised by modern technology. Topics include HIV and AIDS, the Human Fertilization and Embryology Bill, Medical Accountability, and the National Health Service. Discusses the need for responsibility, accountability and respect for individual human rights.

Overview

Takes a reflective view of medical law and ethics, the health care system and challenges raised by modern technology. Topics include HIV and AIDS, the Human Fertilization and Embryology Bill, Medical Accountability, and the National Health Service. Discusses the need for responsibility, accountability and respect for individual human rights.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780471936213
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
03/03/1993
Series:
Kings College Studies Series
Pages:
258
Product dimensions:
6.68(w) x 8.42(h) x 0.76(d)

Table of Contents

Medical Ethics in Islam (M. Haleem).

Euthanasia (L. Kennedy).

Treatment Decisions: Keeping It in the Family (A. Grubb).

Autonomy in the Company of Others (S. Jinnett-Sack).

The Persistent Vegetative State: Medical, Ethical and Legal Issues (B. Jennett).

Geriatric Medicine: Some Ethical Issues Associated with Its Development (M. Jeffreys).

The Development and Future of Research Ethics Committees in Britain (C. Foster).

Innovations in Procedure and Practice in Multi-Party Medical Cases (K. Oliphant).

The Medical and Legal Response to Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (M. Napier).

Index.

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