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Biomedical Ethics

Biomedical Ethics - 6th edition

Biomedical Ethics - 6th edition

ISBN13: 9780072976441

ISBN10: 0072976446

Biomedical Ethics by Thomas A. Mappes and David DeGrazia - ISBN 9780072976441
Edition: 6TH 06
Copyright: 2006
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Publishing Company
Published: 2006
International: No
Biomedical Ethics by Thomas A. Mappes and David DeGrazia - ISBN 9780072976441

ISBN13: 9780072976441

ISBN10: 0072976446

Edition: 6TH 06

Summary

New Features

  • Approximately one third of the readings are new!
  • A pair of new articles in Chapter 3--one on cochlear implants, the other on the clinical management of intersex--addresses difficult medical decisions that parents must sometimes make for their children.
  • A new section in Chapter 7 discusses research on embryonic stem cells.
  • Expanded treatment of issues related to genetics (in Chapter 8) now features sections on preimplantation genetic diagnosis, gene therapy, and genetic enhancement.
  • A new section on contested therapies within the physician-patient relationship (in Chapter 2) includes an article on cosmetic surgery and an article on the prescription of Ritalin to children with no diagnosable disorder.