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The Penn Center guide to bioethics

Author: Vardit Ravitsky; Autumn Fiester; Arthur L Caplan; Penn Center (University of Pennsylvania)
Publisher: New York : Springer Publishing Company, ©2009.
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The Center for Bioethics at the University of Pennsylvania is the internationally recognized leader in bioethical education and research. Its interdisciplinary faculty is drawn from the fields of medicine, law, nursing, education, philosophy, psychology, and religious studies. The Penn Center's leading fellows have combined their expertise with other contributors to create this work, a guide to both traditional and  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Vardit Ravitsky; Autumn Fiester; Arthur L Caplan; Penn Center (University of Pennsylvania)
ISBN: 9780826115225 0826115225
OCLC Number: 232129947
Notes: "Penn Center for Bioethics."
Description: xxvii, 828 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: Bioethics: Birth, Evolution and Context. The birth and evolution of bioethics / Arthur L. Caplan --
The ethics of bioethics / Robert Baker --
The independence principle in bioethics / David Perlman --
Health law and bioethics / Barry R. Furrow --
Bioethics: the citizen view and its perils / John Timpane --
Health and disease: conceptual perspectives and ethical implications / Dominic Sisti. --
Emerging Issues: Neuroethics and Nanoethics. Neuroethics / Martha J. Farah --
Is my mind mine? : neuroethics and brain imaging / Paul Root Wolpe --
Future minds: transhumanism, cognitive enhancement, and the nature of persons / Susan Schneider --
Nanotechnology and nanomedicine: ethical and social considerations / Jan Jaeger, Marisa P. Marcin, and Paul Root Wolpe. --
Bioethics at the Bedside. Confidentiality: an expectation in health care / Anita L. Allen --
Hospital ethics committees and ethics consultants / James J. McCartney --
Ethical issues in nursing practice / Connie M. Ulrich and Mindy B. Zeitzer --
Conscientious refusals by physicians / Holly Fernandez Lynch --
Mediation and health care / Edward J. Bergman and Autumn Fiester --
The moral education of medical students / Judah L. Goldberg --
Disability perspectives on bioethics / Carol Schilling --
Ethical issues in caregiving / Gerald I. Wolpe. --
Research Ethics. Research misconduct and fraud / Barbara K. Redman --
Ethical issues in innovative surgery / Angelique M. Reitsma --
Unique aspects of informed consent in emergency research / Jill M. Barren --
The ethics of inclusion and exclusion in clinical trials: race, sex, and age / Diana Zuckerman --
The use of placebo-control groups in clinical trials / Susan S. Ellenberg --
Forbidden knowledge / William R. LaFleur --
Conflict of interest in American universities / Perry B. Molinoff. --
Reproductive Technologies. Regulating assisted reproductive technology: avoiding extremes / Jennifer L. Rosato --
Choosing future people: reproductive technologies and identity / Mark Greene --
Ethical aspects of egg donation / Luigi Mastroianni, Jr. --
Ethical aspects of male infertility / Georgios Karnakis and Pasquale Patrizio --
Preimplantation genetic diagnosis: ethical considerations / Frances R. Batzer and Vardit Ravitsky --
The influence of language on the beginning of life debate / Thomas A. Marino. --
Genetics. Eugenics / Mark B. Adams --
Human gene patents / Jon F. Merz --
Genetics research and race: whither bioethics? / Pamela Sankar --
Biobanks / Bernice S. Elger --
Prenatal choices: genetic counseling for variable genetic diseases / Curtis R. Coughlin II --
Ethical issues in animal biotechnology / Autumn Fiester --
Ethical and social aspects of transgenic plants / David C. Magnus. --
Fetuses and Children. The contested territory of medical decision-making for children / Wynne Morrison and Chris Feudtner --
"This won't hurt a bit": truth-telling to children / Alisa A. Padon and Steven D. Handler --
Children in research: linking assent and parental permission / Victoria A. Miller, William W. Reynolds, and Robert M. Nelson --
Withdrawing and withholding life-prolonging therapies in children / Margaret M. Mahon --
Ethical challenges in pediatric dialysis and kidney transplantation / Bernard S. Kaplan, Cynthia Green, H. Jorge Baluarte, and Kevin E.C. Meyers --
The ethics of perinatal palliative care / Chris Feudtner and David Munson. --
Access to Health Care. Health care access in the United States: American exceptionalism once more! / Stephen E. Lammers --
Does the U.S. Constitution protect a right to unapproved drugs? / Theodore W. Ruger and Mahnu Davar --
Fair pricing and access to medicines for the poor / Donald W. Light. --
Community and Public Health. Public health ethics: an update on an emerging field / Michael Yudell --
Bioethics "on the ground": public health matters / Joanne Godley --
Disease control policy: individual rights versus the common good / Jason L. Schwartz --
Bioethics and national security / Jonathan D. Moreno and Michael S. Peroski --
Bringing the public to the private: increasing the accountability of nonprofit health organizations / Roberta M. Snow --
The bioethics of tobacco / Eric A. Feldman --
HIV exceptionalism and the mutability of ethical boundaries / Marlene Eisenberg, Michael B. Blank, and Ronald Bayer. --
Vaccines. The ethics of vaccination / James Colgrove --
The ethics of allocating vaccines / Robert I. Field --
Influenza vaccination of health care workers / Michael J. Smith. --
Organ Transplantation. Organ transplantation: the challenge of scarcity / Arthur L. Caplan --
The importance of embodiment in transplant ethics / Nora L. Jones --
Organ trafficking and transplant tourism / Debra A. Budiani-Saberi --
Ethical dilemmas in the management of the potential organ donor after circulatory determination of death / Scott D. Halpern --
Protecting live kidney and liver donors / Peter P. Reese, Peter L. Abt, and Roy D. Bloom --
Organ transplantation and retransplantation: medical and ethical considerations / Raluca Vrabie, Vardit Ravitsky, and Thoman W. Faust. --
End of Life. Advance directives / Stephen S. Hanson and David J. Doukas --
Medical futility / Horace M. DeLisser --
Hospice: past, future, and ethical considerations / Amy M. Corcoran and Jennifer M. Kapo --
Palliative care / Debra Wiegand.
Other Titles: Guide to bioethics
Responsibility: Vardit Ravitsky, Autumn Fiester, Arthur L. Caplan, [editors].

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