Ethics, Computing, and Medicine: Informatics and the Transformation of Health Care / Edition 1

Ethics, Computing, and Medicine: Informatics and the Transformation of Health Care / Edition 1

by Kenneth W. Goodman
     
 

As those in medicine increasingly depend on computers and other intelligent machines, the intersection of ethics, computing and the health professions grows much more complex and significant. This book attempts to systematically identify and address the full range of ethical issues that arise when intelligent machines are used in medicine, nursing, psychology, and… See more details below

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As those in medicine increasingly depend on computers and other intelligent machines, the intersection of ethics, computing and the health professions grows much more complex and significant. This book attempts to systematically identify and address the full range of ethical issues that arise when intelligent machines are used in medicine, nursing, psychology, and allied health professions. It is appropriate for professionals and students in the fields of bioethics and medical informatics.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521464864
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
12/13/1997
Pages:
180
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.67(d)

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Table of Contents

Preface; List of contributors; 1. Bioethics and health informatics: an introduction Kenneth W. Goodman; 2. Medical informatics and human values Terrell Ward Bynum and John L. Fodor; 3. Responsibility for computer-based decisions in health care John W. Snapper; 4. Evaluating medical information systems: social contexts and ethical challenges James G. Anderson and Carolyn E. Aydin; 5. Health care information: access, confidentiality and good practice Sheri Alpert; 6. Ethical challenges in the use of decision-support software in clinical practice Randolph A. Miller and Kenneth W. Goodman; 7. Outcomes, futility, and health policy research Kenneth W. Goodman; 8. Meta-analysis: conceptual, ethical, and policy issues Kenneth W. Goodman.

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