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Medical Ethics For Dummies

Medical Ethics For Dummies

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by Jane Runzheimer, Linda Johnson Larsen
     
 

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A practical, insightful guide to the moral and ethical standards of healthcare


Succeeding in the healthcare field means more than just making a diagnosis and writing a prescription. Healthcare professionals are responsible for convincing patients and their family members of the best course of action and treatments to follow, while knowing how to make

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A practical, insightful guide to the moral and ethical standards of healthcare


Succeeding in the healthcare field means more than just making a diagnosis and writing a prescription. Healthcare professionals are responsible for convincing patients and their family members of the best course of action and treatments to follow, while knowing how to make the right moral and ethical choices, and so much more. Unlike daunting and expensive texts, Medical Ethics For Dummies offers an accessible and affordable course supplement for anyone studying medical or biomedical ethics.
•    Follows typical medical and biomedical ethics courses
•    Covers real ethical dilemmas doctors, nurses and other healthcare workers may face
•    Includes moral issues surrounding stem cell research, genetic engineering, euthanasia, and more
Packed with helpful information, Medical Ethics For Dummies arms aspiring medical professionals with the philosophical and practical foundation for advancing in a field where critical ethical and moral decisions need to be rapidly and convincingly made.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780470946480
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
11/11/2010
Series:
For Dummies Series
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
384
Sales rank:
659,496
File size:
2 MB

Meet the Author

Jane Runzheimer, MD, is a family physician who has served on the Ethics Committee of Methodist Hospital in St. Louis Park, Minnesota.

Linda Johnson Larsen has written 24 books, many of which have an emphasis on health, and has been a patient advocate for her husband and several family members.

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