Ethics and Epidemiology / Edition 2

Ethics and Epidemiology / Edition 2

by Steven S. Coughlin, Tom L. Beauchamp, Douglas L. Weed
     
 

ISBN-10: 0195322932

ISBN-13: 9780195322934

Pub. Date: 03/19/2009

Publisher: Oxford University Press

Written by epidemiologists, ethicists and legal scholars, this book provides an in-depth account of the moral problems that often confront epidemiologists, including both theoretical and practical issues.

The first edition has sold almost three thousand copies since it was published in 1996. This edition is fully revised and includes three new

Overview

Written by epidemiologists, ethicists and legal scholars, this book provides an in-depth account of the moral problems that often confront epidemiologists, including both theoretical and practical issues.

The first edition has sold almost three thousand copies since it was published in 1996. This edition is fully revised and includes three new chapters:Ethical Issues in Public Health Practice, Ethical Issues in Genetic Epidemiology, and Ethical Issues in International Health Research and Epidemiology. These chapters collectively address important developments of the past decade.

Three chapters from the first edition have also been reorganized: Ethicall Optimized Study Deisgns in Epidemiology, Ethical Issues in Epidemiologic Research with Children, and The Ethics of Epidemiologic Research with Older Populations. Instead of standing alone, these chapters have been integrated into chapters on informed consent, confidentiality and privacy protection, and community-based intervention studies.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780195322934
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Publication date:
03/19/2009
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
328
Product dimensions:
6.30(w) x 9.30(h) x 2.80(d)

Table of Contents

I. Foundations

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