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Medical Ethics : A Reader

Medical Ethics : A Reader - 92 edition

Medical Ethics : A Reader - 92 edition

ISBN13: 9780135724965

ISBN10: 0135724961

Medical Ethics : A Reader by Arthur Zucker - ISBN 9780135724965
Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 92
Copyright: 1992
Publisher: Prentice Hall, Inc.
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Medical Ethics : A Reader by Arthur Zucker - ISBN 9780135724965

ISBN13: 9780135724965

ISBN10: 0135724961

Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 92

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Table of Contents

Table of Contents

I. ETHICAL THEORY AND APPLIED ETHICS.

Moral Rules.
The Virtues.

II. ABORTION.

Abortion and Legality.
A Patient's View of Abortion.
A Doctor's View of Abortion.
Abortion Defended.
Recent Supreme Court Decision.

III. EUTHANASIA.

Do We Have a Right to Die?
Killing or Letting Die?
A Physician's Challenge.
Guidelines for Medical Decisions.
When Is Suicide Rational?

IV. ALLOCATION.

Calculating Social Worth.
Randomizing Persons.
Setting Limits.
Allocation Attempted.

V. MEDICAL ETHICS AND THE LAW.

Wrongful Life.
The Standard of Care.
Whose Rights?

VI. CONSENT, CONFIDENTIALITY, AND TRUTH TELLING.

Competency to Give Consent.
Consent in Experimentation.
Consent in Therapy.
Truth Telling.

VII. GENETICS AND MEDICINE.

A Use for Genetics?
Directive and Nondirective Counseling.
Counseling, Screening, and Engineering.
Cases and Survey Results.

VIII. AIDS.

AIDS: Prevention in Health Care Workers.
AIDS: Counseling Test Subjects.
The Rights of Persons with AIDS.
Limiting the Activity of Physicians with AIDS.
Treating AIDS.
A Physician with AIDS.


Glossary of Philosophical Terms.
Glossary of Medical Terms.
Bibliography.