Ethics of Health Care: A Guide for Clinical Practice, 2nd Edition / Edition 2

Ethics of Health Care: A Guide for Clinical Practice, 2nd Edition / Edition 2

by Raymond S. Edge, John Randall Groves, John Randall Groves
     
 

ISBN-10: 0766805182

ISBN-13: 9780766805187

Pub. Date: 10/28/1998

Publisher: Cengage Learning

This book introduces readers to the basic principles and language of ethics in health care. It provides a background in value development and ethical theories, including numerous real-life examples to stimulate discussion and thought. Many challenging exercises enable learners to explore the theoretical positions introduced in the book and practice their own

Overview

This book introduces readers to the basic principles and language of ethics in health care. It provides a background in value development and ethical theories, including numerous real-life examples to stimulate discussion and thought. Many challenging exercises enable learners to explore the theoretical positions introduced in the book and practice their own decision making skills. New sections on: *Genetics *Organ donation *Transcultural aspects (values, real-life, decision-making, ethics, Allied Health, Healthcare, genetics, organ donation) ALSO AVAILABLE - INSTRUCTOR SUPPLEMENTS CALL CUSTOMER SUPPORT TO ORDER Instructor's Manual ISBN: 0-7668-0519-0

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780766805187
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
10/28/1998
Series:
Allied Health Series
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
308
Product dimensions:
7.16(w) x 9.34(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents

Preface. Human Value Development. Reasoning in the World of Values. The Nature of Rights in Ethical Discourse. Basic Principles of Health Care Ethics. Confidentiality and the Managment of Health Care Information. Professional Gatekeeping as a Function of Role Duty. Autonomy vs. Paternalism: A Contest Between Virtues. Justice and the Allocation of Scarce Resources. Withholding and Withdrawing Life Support. Euthanasia: Practice and Principles. Abortion. AIDS and Health Care Practice. Ethical Issues and Genetic Sciences. Transcultural Awareness: An Essential for Ethical Practice.

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