Ethics in Clinical Practice / Edition 2

Ethics in Clinical Practice / Edition 2

by Judith C. Ahronheim, Connie Zuckerman, Jonathan D. Moreno
     
 

To help professionals in all health care disciplines grapple with ethical issues, Ahronheim (medicine, New York Medical College), Moreno (biomedical ethics, U. of Virginia) and Zuckerman (Center for Ethics in Medicine, Beth Israel Medical Center) review the history and theory of clinical ethics and present 31 case studies analyzed from medical, ethical and legal… See more details below

Overview

To help professionals in all health care disciplines grapple with ethical issues, Ahronheim (medicine, New York Medical College), Moreno (biomedical ethics, U. of Virginia) and Zuckerman (Center for Ethics in Medicine, Beth Israel Medical Center) review the history and theory of clinical ethics and present 31 case studies analyzed from medical, ethical and legal perspectives. This second edition expands the original discussions of ethical dilemmas caused by advances in medical genetics, organ transplants, HIV medicine and other developments. The appendix includes Internet references, suggested readings and other resources. Annotation ©2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780834210752
Publisher:
Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
Publication date:
09/28/1999
Edition description:
2ND
Pages:
508
Product dimensions:
5.91(w) x 9.06(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Acknowledgments
Ch. 1About Clinical Ethics1
Ch. 2A Theory of Clinical Ethics17
Ch. 3Evaluating Common Distinctions51
Ch. 4Clinical Ethics throughout the Life Span57
Ch. 5Assessing the Standard Theory79
Ch. 6Strategy for a Clinical Ethics Assessment91
Ch. 7Cases99
App. AInternet References, Suggested Readings, and Other Sources483
Index493

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