Ethics of Health Care: A Guide for Clinical Practice / Edition 1

Ethics of Health Care: A Guide for Clinical Practice / Edition 1

by Raymond S. Edge, John Randall
     
 

ISBN-10: 0827354541

ISBN-13: 9780827354548

Pub. Date: 03/28/1994

Publisher: Cengage Learning

Ethics of Health Care: A Guide for Clinical Practice, 3e, discusses the many ethical controversies encountered by those who work in the health care field. The book focuses on empowering readers to ask the right questions so they can feel comfortable examining the issues and making appropriate ethical decisions. Topics include confidentiality, family planning issues,…  See more details below

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Ethics of Health Care: A Guide for Clinical Practice, 3e, discusses the many ethical controversies encountered by those who work in the health care field. The book focuses on empowering readers to ask the right questions so they can feel comfortable examining the issues and making appropriate ethical decisions. Topics include confidentiality, family planning issues, euthanasia, allocation of scarce resources and many other dilemmas facing those practicing in health care.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780827354548
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
03/28/1994
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
222
Product dimensions:
7.38(w) x 9.12(h) x 0.43(d)

Table of Contents

Ch. 1Human value development12
Ch. 2Decision making in value issues30
Ch. 3Basic principles of health care ethics56
Ch. 4The nature of rights in ethical discourse77
Ch. 5Confidentiality and the management of health care information96
Ch. 6Professional gatekeeping as a function of role fidelity119
Ch. 7Autonomy vs. paternalism : a contest between virtues143
Ch. 8Justice and the allocation of scarce resources167
Ch. 9Withholding and withdrawing life support198
Ch. 10Euthanasia : practice and principles231
Ch. 11Reproductive issues251
Ch. 12AIDS and health care practice280
Ch. 13Ethical issues and genetic manipulation306
Ch. 14Culturally appropriate health care330
AppCodes of professional ethics : selected health professions359

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