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Ethics in an aging society

Author: Harry R Moody
Publisher: Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, 1996, ©1992.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Johns Hopkins paperbacks edView all editions and formats
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The story which unfolds in the book is a story both about the power of those ideals and about inescapable facts of old age that make those ideals problematic."

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Genre/Form: Collected Works
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Harry R Moody
ISBN: 0801853974 9780801853975
OCLC Number: 36932549
Description: ix, 288 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Ethics in an aging society : old answers, new questions --
Bioethics and geriatric health care --
Ethical dilemmas of Alzheimer's disease --
"Rational suicide" on grounds of old age? --
The long good-bye : the ethics of nursing home placement --
Ethical dilemmas in the nursing home --
Acts of intervention --
From informed consent to negotiated consent --
Should we ration health care on grounds of age? --
Generational equity and social insurance --
Intergenerational solidarity --
Conclusion : ethics, aging, and politics as a vocation.
Responsibility: Harry R. Moody.
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Moody's questioning and reassessment of the bioethics of geriatric care will provoke thoughtful argument. New England Journal of Medicine The main strength of Moody's work is the wealth of concrete Read more...

 
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