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Basics of Bioethics

Basics of Bioethics - 2nd edition

Basics of Bioethics - 2nd edition

ISBN13: 9780130991614

ISBN10: 0130991619

Basics of Bioethics by Robert M. Veatch - ISBN 9780130991614
Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 2ND 03
Copyright: 2003
Publisher: Prentice Hall, Inc.
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Basics of Bioethics by Robert M. Veatch - ISBN 9780130991614

ISBN13: 9780130991614

ISBN10: 0130991619

Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 2ND 03

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Author Bio

Veatch, Robert M. : Kennedy Institute of Ethics, Georgetown University

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

1. A Map of the Terrain of Ethics.
2. The Hippocratic Oath and Its Challengers: A Brief History.
3. Defining Death, Abortion, and Animal Welfare: The Basis of Moral Standing.
4. Problems in Benefiting and Avoiding Harm to the Patient.
5. The Ethics of Respect for Persons: Lying, Cheating, and Breaking Promises and Why Physicians Have Considered Them Ethical.
6. The Principle of Avoiding of Killing.
7. Death and Dying: The Incompetent Patient.
8. Social Ethics of Medicine: Allocation of Resources, Transplantation, and Human Subjects Research.
9. Human Control of Life: Genetics, Birth Technologies and Modifying Human Nature.
10. Resolving Conflicts Among Principles.
11. The Virtues in Bioethics.