Ethics of Health Care: A Guide for Clinical Practice / Edition 3

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Overview

Ethics of Health Care: A Guide for Clinical Practice, 3E is designed to guide health care students and practitioners through a wide variety of areas involving ethical controversies. It provides a background in value development and ethical theories, including numerous real-life examples to stimulate discussion and thought.

This book contains black-and-white illustrations.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781401861834
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
  • Publication date: 7/8/2005
  • Edition description: REV
  • Edition number: 3
  • Pages: 416
  • Sales rank: 162,789
  • Product dimensions: 8.10 (w) x 9.18 (h) x 0.62 (d)

Meet the Author

Raymond Edge is a Professor at Maryville University

John Randall Groves is an Associate Professor of Humanities at Ferris State University in Big Rapids, Michigan.

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Human Value Development, Chapter 2: Decision Making in Value Issues, Chapter 3: Basic Principles of Health Care Ethics,Chapter 4: The Nature of Rights in Ethical Discourse, Chapter 5: Confidentiality and the Management of Health Care Information, Chapter 6: Professional Gatekeeping as a Function of Role Fidelity, Chapter 7: Autonomy vs. Paternalism: A Contest Between Virtues, Chapter 8: Justics and the Allocation of Scarce Resources, Chapter 9: Withholding and Withdrawing Life Support, Chapter 10: Euthanasia: Practice and Principles, Chapter 11: Reproductive Issues, Chapter 12: AIDS and Health Care Practice, Chapter 13: Ethical Issues and Genetic Science, Chapter 14: Transcultural Health

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 20, 2010

    Good Book for School

    Currently I am using this as a book for a Medical Ethics course at a local community college. It is comprehensive and relatively easy to read. The exercises are helpful and make for good class discussion.

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