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Taking sides. Clashing views on bioethical issues

Author: Gregory E Kaebnick
Publisher: [New York] : Mcgraw-Hill Education, [2015?]
Series: Taking sides.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Sixteenth editionView all editions and formats
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Includes controversial issues in a debate-style format designed to stimulate student interest and develop critical thinking skills. This book contains a multitude of current and classic issues to  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gregory E Kaebnick
ISBN: 1259374033 9781259374036
OCLC Number: 905379773
Description: iv, 269 pages ; 28 cm
Contents: Is patient autonomy the central value in making medical decisions? --
May surrogate decision makers terminate care for a person in a persistent vegetative state? --
Is "continuous deep sedation" a valuable treatment option for patients who are close to death? --
Should physicians be allowed to assist in patient suicide? --
Is abortion immoral? --
Should a pregnant woman be punished for exposing her fetus to risk? --
Should physicians be allowed to participate in executions? --
Should pharmacists be allowed to deny prescriptions on grounds of conscience? --
Is the use of medical tools to enhance human beings morally troubling? --
Should research on human embryonic stem cells be halted, given the presence of possible alternatives? --
Should governments develop DNA databanks to support law enforcement? --
May doctors offer medical drugs and surgery to stop a disabled child from maturing? --
Should scientists create artificial living things? --
Is an individual mandate to purchase health insurance fair? --
Is there an ethical duty to provide health care to undocumented immigrants? --
Should new drugs be given to patients outside clinical trials? --
Should vaccination for HPV be mandated for teenage girls? --
Should there be a market in human organs?
Series Title: Taking sides.
Other Titles: Clashing views on bioethical issues
Bioethical issues
Responsibility: [edited by] Gregory E. Kaebnick.

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