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Intervention and Reflection : Basic Issues in Medical Ethics

Intervention and Reflection : Basic Issues in Medical Ethics - 8th edition

ISBN13: 978-0495095026

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ISBN13: 978-0495095026
ISBN10: 0495095028
Edition: 8TH 08
Copyright: 2008
Publisher: Wadsworth, Inc
Published: 2008
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Intervention and Reflection : Basic Issues in Medical Ethics - 8TH 08 edition

ISBN13: 978-0495095026

Ronald Munson

ISBN13: 978-0495095026
ISBN10: 0495095028
Edition: 8TH 08
Copyright: 2008
Publisher: Wadsworth, Inc
Published: 2008
International: No
Summary

The most widely used medical ethics textbook today, Munson's INTERVENTION AND REFLECTION is a collection of the most up to date and influential articles addressing the most pressing contemporary debates in medical ethics. Also delivering a wide variety of timely and provocative cases for consideration, INTERVENTION AND REFLECTION provides you with the most comprehensive and authoritative introduction to the subject. The combination of the author's astute editing, a wide variety of cases provided alongside the social contexts in which they arise, and insightful commentaries makes this book accessible and provocative to students with no formal philosophical training as well as to students with more formal experience in philosophy and/or the medical professions.

Table of Contents

Rights p. 1
Research ethics and informed consent p. 2
Physicians, patients, and others : autonomy, truth telling, and confidentiality p. 97
Hiv/Aids p. 174
Race, gender, and medicine p. 211
Controls p. 269
Genetic control p. 270
Reproductive control p. 364
Resources p. 453
Scarce medical resources p. 454
Paying for health care p. 509
Terminations p. 545
Abortion p. 546
Treating or terminating : the dilemma of impaired infants p. 622
Euthanasia and physician-assisted suicide p. 675
Foundations of bioethics : ethical theories, moral principles, and medical decisions p. 739
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