skip to content
Re-creating medicine : ethical issues at the frontiers of medicine Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

Re-creating medicine : ethical issues at the frontiers of medicine

Author: Gregory E Pence
Publisher: Lanham, MD : Rowman & Littlefield, ©2000.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Database:WorldCat
Summary:
"In this book, Pence turns his skeptic's eye to a spectrum of ethical issues on medicine's frontier, including gene therapy to produce "brave new babies," cloning, the sale of human body parts and eggs, and experiments on human embryos."--BOOK JACKET.
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

 

Find a copy online

Links to this item

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Gregory E Pence
ISBN: 0847696901 9780847696901
OCLC Number: 43114535
Description: x, 207 p. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Acknowledgments --
Preface --
1. Re-creating medicine by re-creating medical ethics --
2. Re-creating the doctor-patient relationship: the ethics of cybermedicine --
3. Re-creating organ donation: the case for reimbursement --
4. Re-creating motherhood: buying reproductive help --
5. Re-creating children: choosing traits --
6. Re-creating our genes: cloning humans --
7. Re-creating nature: patenting human genes? --
8. Re-creating ourselves: no limits --
9. Re-creating bioethics --
10. Conclusions and reflections --
Index --
About the author.
Other Titles: Recreating medicine
Responsibility: Gregory E. Pence.

Abstract:

This text looks at the ethical issues medicine faces. It covers gene therapy, cloning, human eggs and embryos for sale and experiments on human embryos. The author argues that the conservatism of the  Read more...

Reviews

Editorial reviews

Publisher Synopsis

This is a brave work that looks at all the controversies in the current practice of medicine. Using examples from history, literature, and from current clinical practice, Dr. Pence beautifully Read more...

 
User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/43114535>
library:oclcnum"43114535"
library:placeOfPublication
library:placeOfPublication
owl:sameAs<info:oclcnum/43114535>
rdf:typeschema:Book
rdfs:seeAlso
schema:about
schema:about
rdf:typeschema:Intangible
schema:name"Wissenschaftlich-technischer Fortschritt"
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
rdf:typeschema:Intangible
schema:name"Médecine--Innovations--Aspect moral."
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:author
schema:copyrightYear"2000"
schema:datePublished"2000"
schema:description"Acknowledgments -- Preface -- 1. Re-creating medicine by re-creating medical ethics -- 2. Re-creating the doctor-patient relationship: the ethics of cybermedicine -- 3. Re-creating organ donation: the case for reimbursement -- 4. Re-creating motherhood: buying reproductive help -- 5. Re-creating children: choosing traits -- 6. Re-creating our genes: cloning humans -- 7. Re-creating nature: patenting human genes? -- 8. Re-creating ourselves: no limits -- 9. Re-creating bioethics -- 10. Conclusions and reflections -- Index -- About the author."
schema:exampleOfWork<http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/800267331>
schema:inLanguage"en"
schema:name"Re-creating medicine : ethical issues at the frontiers of medicine"
schema:numberOfPages"207"
schema:publisher
schema:reviews
rdf:typeschema:Review
schema:itemReviewed<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/43114535>
schema:reviewBody""In this book, Pence turns his skeptic's eye to a spectrum of ethical issues on medicine's frontier, including gene therapy to produce "brave new babies," cloning, the sale of human body parts and eggs, and experiments on human embryos."--BOOK JACKET."
schema:workExample
schema:workExample

Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.