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Biomedical ethics for engineers : ethics and decision making in biomedical and biosystem engineering

Biomedical ethics for engineers : ethics and decision making in biomedical and biosystem engineering

Author: Daniel A Vallero
Publisher: Amsterdam ; Boston : Elsevier/Academic Press, ©2007.
Series: Biomedical engineering series (Amsterdam, Netherlands)
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
Biomedical Ethics for Engineers provides biomedical engineers with a new set of tools and an understanding that the application of ethical measures will seldom reach consensus even among fellow engineers and scientists. The solutions are never completely technical, so the engineer must continue to improve the means of incorporating a wide array of societal perspectives, without sacrificing sound science and good  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Vallero, Daniel A.
Biomedical ethics for engineers.
Amsterdam ; Boston : Elsevier/Academic Press, ©2007
(DLC) 2007004579
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Daniel A Vallero
ISBN: 9780080476100 0080476104
OCLC Number: 162131480
Description: 1 online resource (xxiii, 408 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Preface --
Prologue: --
Chapter 1: Bioethics: A Creative Approach --
Chapter 2: Bioethics and the Engineer --
Chapter 3: An Engineered Future: Human Enhancement --
Chapter 4: The Bioethical Engineer --
Chapter 5: Bioethical Research and Technological Development --
Chapter 6: Safety, Risk and Reliability as Measures of Bioethics --
Chapter 7: Bioethical Success and Failure --
Chapter 8: Justice and Fairness as Engineering Concepts --
Chapter 9: Sustainable Bioethics --
Chapter 10: Engineering Wisdom --
Epilogue: Practical Bioethics --
Bioethics Resources for the Engineer --
Suggested Readings --
Useful Websites --
Appendix 1: National Society of Professional Engineers --
Code of Ethics for Engineers --
Appendix 2: Biomedical Engineering Society Code of Ethics.
Series Title: Biomedical engineering series (Amsterdam, Netherlands)
Responsibility: Daniel A. Vallero.
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Aims to provide professional engineers, scientists and researchers as well as engineering students with a comprehensive primer on Biomedical Ethics. This work is a working tool for biomedical  Read more...


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'this is a well-structured text for engineering ethics, written in a style that takes into account the way in which engineering students think and learn'Anji Wall, St. Louis University Center for Read more...

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