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Bioethical and evolutionary approaches to medicine and the law

Author: W Noel Keyes; American Bar Association. Committee on Biotechnology.
Publisher: Chicago : Committee on Biotechnology, American Bar Association, [2007] ©2007
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Offers an analysis of bioethics and the development of its standards. This book deals with scientific, religious, ethical and legal aspects of bioethics. It evaluates 100 bioethical issues and sets  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: W Noel Keyes; American Bar Association. Committee on Biotechnology.
ISBN: 9781590317259 1590317254
OCLC Number: 1127802467
Description: lvii, 1,174 pages ; 26 cm
Contents: Drawing lines in bioethics: medicine and the law --
The creation and evolution of the universe and humankind --
Religious sources, their restrictions, and their possible bioethical standards --
Some differences and difficulties with science and philosophy in the search for bioethical standards --
Autonomy, responsibility, and informed consent --
Ethics, bioethics and ethics committees --
To conceive or not to conceive: the ethics of family planning and birth control --
Infertility, impotence, and cloning --
The choice of abortion --
Fetal abuse and severely defective newborns --
Restrictions on the sources and allocation of organ transplants --
The right to dignity in the dying process --
Improvements needed in the twenty-first century right to die --
End-of-life choices of terminal patients --
Bioethics on genetics superseding the human genome project.
Responsibility: W. Noel Keyes.

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