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Biomedical Ethics

Biomedical Ethics - 7th edition

ISBN13: 978-0073407456

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ISBN13: 978-0073407456
ISBN10: 0073407453
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: 7TH 11
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Publishing Company
Published: 2011
International: No
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Biomedical Ethics - 7TH 11 edition

ISBN13: 978-0073407456

Thomas Mappes

ISBN13: 978-0073407456
ISBN10: 0073407453
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: 7TH 11
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Publishing Company

Published: 2011
International: No
Summary

This best-selling anthology of readings with case studies provides insightful and comprehensive treatment of ethical issues in medicine. Appropriate for courses taught in philosophy departments, bioethics programs, as well as schools of medicine and nursing, the collection covers such provocative topics as biomedical enhancement, clinical trials in developing countries, animal research, physician-assisted suicide, and health care reform. The text's effective pedagogical features include chapter introductions, argument sketches, explanations of medical terms, headnotes, and annotated bibliographies.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents Preface Chapter 1: General Introduction Chapter 2: The Professional-Patient Relationship Chapter 3: Contested Therapies and Biomedical Enhancement Chapter 4: Human and Animal Research Chapter 5: Death and Decisions Regarding Life-Sustaining Treatment Chapter 6: Suicide, Physician-Assisted Suicide, and Active Euthanasia Chapter 7: Abortion and Embryonic Stem-Cell Research Chapter 8: Genetics and Human Reproduction Chapter 9: Social Justice and Health-Care Policy