The Patient in the Family: An Ethics of Medicine and Families / Edition 1

The Patient in the Family: An Ethics of Medicine and Families / Edition 1

by Hilde Lindemann Nelson, James Lindemann Nelson
     
 

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ISBN-10: 041591129X

ISBN-13: 9780415911290

Pub. Date: 04/14/1995

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

The Patient in the Family diagnoses the ways in which the worlds of home and hospital misunderstand each other. The authors explore how medicine, through its new reproductive technologies, is altering the structure of families, how families can participate more fully in medical decision-making, and how to

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The Patient in the Family diagnoses the ways in which the worlds of home and hospital misunderstand each other. The authors explore how medicine, through its new reproductive technologies, is altering the structure of families, how families can participate more fully in medical decision-making, and how to understand the impact on families when medical advances extend life but not vitality.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415911290
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
04/14/1995
Series:
Reflective Bioethics Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
264
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.55(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

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