Medical Ethics

Medical Ethics

by Robert M. Veatch

Hardcover

$47.75

Overview

A collection of readings on topics such as abortion, organ transplantation, and HIV. Valuable for practitioners, and students of medical ethics.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780867200744
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning, LLC
Publication date: 01/28/1989
Series: Medical Ser.
Pages: 400

Table of Contents

Contributors    xi
Preface    xiii
Preface to the First Edition    xv
1 Medical Ethics: An Introduction    1
2 The Normative Principles of Medical Ethics    29
3 The Concepts of Health, Illness, and Disease    57
4 The Physician-Patient Relationship    75
5 Limiting Procreation    103
6 Human Experimentation    135
7 Informed Consent    185
8 Reproductive Technologies and Genetics    209
9 Ethical Issues in Organ Transplantation    239
10 Moral Problems in Psychiatry: The Role of Value Judgments in
11 Health-Care Delivery and Resource Allocation    321
12 Death and Dying    363
13 AIDS and Ethics    395
14 National Health-Care Reform    415
Glossary    443
Index    447

CONTRIBUTORS
CHAPTER   1
Robert M. Veatch
Georgetown University's Kennedy Institute of Ethics,
Georgetown University School of Medicine.
CHAPTER   2
James F. Childress
University of Virginia,
CHAPTER   3
Arthur L. Caplan
University of Pennsylvania Medical Center,
CHAPTER   4
Howard Brody
Center for Ethics and Humanities in the Life Sciences,
Michigan State University, East Lansing.
CHAPTER   5
Judith Areen
Georgetown University Law Center,
Georgetown University School of Medicine.
CHAPTER   6
Alexander M. Capron
University of Southern California
CHAPTER   7
Tom L. Beauchamp
Georgetown University,
Georgetown University's Kennedy Institute of Ethics.
CHAPTER   8
LeRoy Walters
Georgetown University's Kennedy Institute of Ethics.
CHAPTER   9
Albert R. Jonsen
University of Washington School of Medicine.
CHAPTER   10
Loretta M. Kopelman
East Carolina University School of Medicine.
CHAPTER   11
Allen Buchanan
School of Business, University of Wisconsin.
CHAPTER   12
Dan W. Brock
the Center for Bioethics,
Brown University.
CHAPTER   13
Ronald Bayer
School of Public Health, Columbia University.
CHAPTER   14
Norman Daniels
Tufts University School of Medicine.

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