Ethical Issues In Modern Medicine / Edition 5

Ethical Issues In Modern Medicine / Edition 5

by John Arras, Bonnie Steinbock
     
 

This comprehensive anthology represents the key issues and problems in the field of medical ethics through the most up-to-date readings and case studies available. Each of the book's six parts is prefaced with helpful introductions that raise important questions and skillfully contextualize the positions and main points of the articles that follow. See more details below

Overview

This comprehensive anthology represents the key issues and problems in the field of medical ethics through the most up-to-date readings and case studies available. Each of the book's six parts is prefaced with helpful introductions that raise important questions and skillfully contextualize the positions and main points of the articles that follow.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780767400169
Publisher:
Mayfield Publishing Company
Publication date:
06/28/1998
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
784
Product dimensions:
7.40(w) x 9.20(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction: Moral Reasoning in the Medical Context
PART I. FOUNDATIONS OF THE HEALTH PROFESSIONAL—PATIENT RELATIONSHIP
Section 1. Autonomy, Paternalism, and Medical Models
Section 2. Informed Consent
Section 3. Professional Responsibilities: Conflicts of Interest in Managed Care
Section 4. Managed Care and Informed Consent
PART II. DEFINING DEATH, FORGOING LIFE-SUSTAINING TREATMENT, AND EUTHANASIA
Section 1. The Definition of Death and the Persistent Vegetative State
Section 2. Decisional Capacity and the Right to Refuse Treatment
Section 3. Advance Directives
Section 4. Choosing for Others
Section 5. Euthanasia and Physician-Assisted Suicide
PART III. CONTRACEPTION, ABORTION, AND PRENATAL DIAGNOSIS
Section 1. Controversies over Contraception
Section 2. The Morality of Abortion
Section 3. Procreative Autonomy and Responsibility
PART IV. ASSISTED REPRODUCTIVE TECHNOLOGIES AND GENETICS
Section 1. Advocates and Critics of Assisted Reproductive Technologies
(and more...)

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