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Bioethics and Law

Bioethics and Law - 2nd edition

ISBN13: 978-0735576209

Cover of Bioethics and Law 2ND 09 (ISBN 978-0735576209)
ISBN13: 978-0735576209
ISBN10: 0735576203
Cover type: Hardback
Edition/Copyright: 2ND 09
Publisher: Aspen Law
Published: 2009
International: No

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Bioethics and Law - 2ND 09 edition

ISBN13: 978-0735576209

Janet Dolgin

ISBN13: 978-0735576209
ISBN10: 0735576203
Cover type: Hardback
Edition/Copyright: 2ND 09
Publisher: Aspen Law

Published: 2009
International: No
Summary

Bioethics And The Law, Second Edition connects broad public healthcare issues with the concerns of the individual, and draws clear distinctions between policy, law, and ethical considerations. Offering more than just landmark cases, Dolgin and Shepherd present a revealing survey of the full range of contemporary healthcare issues, along with the various conflicts and confluences that surround them. A multidisciplinary approach that combines sources of law with scholarship from philosophy and sociology, Bioethics And The Law, Second Edition, features : thoughtful analysis of the discrepancies between broadly applied rules of law And The more specific concerns of the individual coverage of ongoing healthcare debates, examined on several fronts: the ethical implications of various means of financing healthcare, from managed care to Medicare/Medicaid to universal access the shifting parameters of the provider/patient relationship in healthcare ; the arguments surrounding restrictions on embryonic stem cell research, physician-assisted suicide, abortion, and use of genetic information the arguments surrounding restrictions on embryonic stem cell research, physician-assisted suicide, abortion, and use of genetic information discussion of socio-economic factors that shape healthcare and healthcare policy cradle-to-grave organization that traces a typical individual's experience in the healthcare system starting from birth and continuing through adulthood a look at the public health implications of decisions by individuals as healthcare consumers/patients Glossary of Terms appendices that summarize recent developments in science and technology detailed Teacher's Manual that includes answers To The problems and questions in the text, and suggests a variety of methods for teaching with the book an Authors' Companion Website that includes chapter-by-chapter updates and ''Bioethics and Law Links,'' such as links To The Nuremberg Code and the American

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