Intervention and Reflection: Basic Issues in Medical Ethics / Edition 4

Intervention and Reflection: Basic Issues in Medical Ethics / Edition 4

by Ronald Munson
     
 

ISBN-10: 0534163262

ISBN-13: 9780534163266

Pub. Date: 08/01/1991

Publisher: Wadsworth

This Seventh Edition of Munson's Intervention and Reflection responds to the fast-paced changes occurring in our society, the legal environment, the scientific community, and medical practice. A nationally renowned bioethicist, Munson draws on his skills as a novelist and his background in biology and medicine to involve readers in deliberation and problem solving.  See more details below

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This Seventh Edition of Munson's Intervention and Reflection responds to the fast-paced changes occurring in our society, the legal environment, the scientific community, and medical practice. A nationally renowned bioethicist, Munson draws on his skills as a novelist and his background in biology and medicine to involve readers in deliberation and problem solving.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780534163266
Publisher:
Wadsworth
Publication date:
08/01/1991
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
669

Table of Contents

Pt. IRights1
Ch. 1Research Ethics and Informed Consent2
Ch. 2Physicians, Patients, and Others: Autonomy, Truth Telling, and Confidentiality100
Ch. 3HIV/AIDS177
Ch. 4Race, Gender, and Medicine211
Pt. IIControls273
Ch. 5Genetic Control274
Ch. 6Reproductive Control365
Pt. IIIResources451
Ch7 Scarce Medical Resources452
Ch8 Paying for Health Care507
Pt. IVTerminations559
Ch. 9Abortion560
Ch. 10Impaired Infants and Medical Futility631
Ch. 11Euthanasia and Physician-Assisted Suicide687
Pt. VFoundations of Bioethics: Ethical Theories, Moral Principles, and Medical Decisions741
Notes and References794

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