Reasonable Care

Reasonable Care

by Grant Gillett
     
 

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This is a survey of medical ethics. It draws on actual medical practice and case law to set issues in context and tackles questions of suicide, abortion and euthanasia. It sets ideas of Hippocrates into the framework of everyday practice of doctors asking "does he know best?" See more details below

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This is a survey of medical ethics. It draws on actual medical practice and case law to set issues in context and tackles questions of suicide, abortion and euthanasia. It sets ideas of Hippocrates into the framework of everyday practice of doctors asking "does he know best?"

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A survey and critique of contemporary medical ethics based on a broadly Aristotelian approach to moral philosophy, and drawing heavily on actual practice and the problems faced by doctors, nurses, and their patients. Quite accessible to the general reader. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

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ISBN-13:
9780312040024
Publisher:
St. Martin's Press
Publication date:
01/01/1990
Series:
Mind Matters Series
Pages:
150
Product dimensions:
5.47(w) x 8.16(h) x 0.69(d)

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