New Perspectives in Health Care Ethics: An Interdisciplinary and Crosscultural Approach / Edition 1 by Rosemarie Tong | 9780130613479 | Paperback | Barnes & Noble
New Perspectives in Health Care Ethics: An Interdisciplinary and Crosscultural Approach / Edition 1

New Perspectives in Health Care Ethics: An Interdisciplinary and Crosscultural Approach / Edition 1

by Rosemarie Tong
     
 

ISBN-10: 0130613479

ISBN-13: 9780130613479

Pub. Date: 03/01/2006

Publisher: Pearson

Tong, a well-known biomedical ethicist, combines medical ethics, bioethics, and her own unique insights to provide a comprehensive survey of contemporary health care ethics issues. Among the topics discussed in this book are complementary and alternative medicine; contraception and sterilization; infertility and assisted reproduction; and

Overview

Tong, a well-known biomedical ethicist, combines medical ethics, bioethics, and her own unique insights to provide a comprehensive survey of contemporary health care ethics issues. Among the topics discussed in this book are complementary and alternative medicine; contraception and sterilization; infertility and assisted reproduction; and surrogate motherhood; genetic testing (screening and counseling); genetic therapy; biomedical and behavioral research; and euthanasia and assisted suicide. A useful reference work for those in the health care industry.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780130613479
Publisher:
Pearson
Publication date:
03/01/2006
Series:
Basic Ethics in Action Series
Edition description:
1ST
Pages:
368
Sales rank:
637,923
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.62(d)

Table of Contents

Part One: A Conceptual Framework for Health Care Ethics

1. Chapter One: Introduction

2. Chapter Two: Ethical Theories and Principles in Health Care

3. Chapter Three: The Health Care Professional-Patient Relationship

Part Two: Health and Disease Issues

4. Chapter Four: Biological Givens or Social Constructions?

5. Chapter Five: Biomedical and Behavioral Research

Part Three: Beginning of Life Issues

6. Chapter Six: Abortion

7. Chapter Seven: Reproduction-Assisting Technologies: Donor Insemination, In-vitro Fertilization, and Beyond

8. Chapter Eight: Genetic Screening, Counseling, and Therapy

9. Chapter Nine: Therapeutic Cloning, Reproductive Cloning, and Ectogenesis

Part Four: End of Life Issues

10. Chapter Ten: The Aging Process and Long-Term Health Care

11. Chapter Eleven: Euthanasia, Assisted Suicide, and Palliative Care

Part Five: Micro- and Macro-Allocation Issues

12. Chapter Twelve: Organ Transplantation: Individual Allocation Decisions

13. Chapter Thirteen: Health Care Reform: Social Distribution Decisions

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