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Encyclopedia of U.S. Biomedical Policy / Edition 1
     

Encyclopedia of U.S. Biomedical Policy / Edition 1

by Robert H. Blank, Janna Merrick
 

ISBN-10: 0313286418

ISBN-13: 9780313286414

Pub. Date: 06/30/1996

Publisher: ABC-CLIO, Incorporated

Written by experts, this first encyclopedia about U.S. biomedical policy since the 1970s covers a broad array of key issues and developments in human genetics, reproduction, neonatal intensive care, organ transplantation, intervention in the brain, and medical interventions at the end of life. This easily accessible reference describes court cases, legislation,

Overview

Written by experts, this first encyclopedia about U.S. biomedical policy since the 1970s covers a broad array of key issues and developments in human genetics, reproduction, neonatal intensive care, organ transplantation, intervention in the brain, and medical interventions at the end of life. This easily accessible reference describes court cases, legislation, public policies, technologies, issues, key government agencies, and private organizations dealing with the complex economic, cultural, social, and political context for biomedical decisionmaking today. A chronology, directory of major organizations, carefully selected sources for further reading, and index further enrich this interdisciplinary guide designed for students; teachers; policymakers; public administrators in college, university, and institutional libraries; and general readers in public libraries.

This easily accessible reference describes court cases, legislation, public policies, technologies, issues, key government agencies, and private organizations dealing with the complex economic, cultural, social, and political context for biomedical decisionmaking today. A chronology, directory of major organizations, carefully selected sources for further reading, extensive cross references and index further enrich this interdisciplinary guide designed for students; teachers; policymakers; public administrators in college, university, and institutional libraries; and general readers in public libraries.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780313286414
Publisher:
ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Publication date:
06/30/1996
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
384
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.88(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction

The Encyclopedia of U.S. Biomedical Policy

Appendix A: Chronology of Key Events, Court Cases, and Legislation

Appendix B: Directory of Major Sources of Information

Bibliographical Essay

Index

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