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Biomedical Ethics: A Canadian Focus

Biomedical Ethics: A Canadian Focus

by Johnna Fisher


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Biomedical Ethics: A Canadian Focus takes an in-depth look at the critical questions and debates surrounding the issues of patient autonomy, confidentiality, morality, and genetic engineering, among others. The majority of biomedical ethics texts provide American information, standards, and values, which do not always accord with Canadian obligations and expectations. This text takes a Canadian look at biomedical ethics and provides, whenever possible, Canadian standards, Canadian cases, and articles from Canadian authors or authors working at Canadian facilities. While the articles tend to focus primarily on physician-patient relations, the information within them is applicable to all health-care practitioners dealing directly with patients.

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ISBN-13: 9780195427905
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date: 03/15/2009
Edition description: Older Edition
Pages: 544
Product dimensions: 10.00(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Johnna Fisher is an instructor in the Department of Philosophy at both the University of British Columbia and Langara College.

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