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Ethical issues in modern medicine : contemporary readings in bioethics

Author: Bonnie Steinbock; Alex John London; John D Arras
Publisher: New York : McGraw-Hill, ©2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 8th edView all editions and formats
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"Ethical Issues in Modern Medicine: Contemporary Readings in Bioethics, Eighth Edition, is a comprehensive, state-of-the-art anthology that covers both traditional and emerging issues in the field of biomedical ethics with engaging case studies and reflective papers written by leading scholars. Each of the book's seven parts begins with a helpful introduction that raises important questions and skillfully  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Collected Work
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bonnie Steinbock; Alex John London; John D Arras
ISBN: 9780073535869 0073535869
OCLC Number: 775779344
Description: xxv, 850 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Introduction: Moral Reasoning in the Medical Context --
Foundations of the Health Professional-Patient Relationship --
Allocation, Social Justice, and Health Policy --
Forgoing Life-Sustaining Treatment and Euthanasia --
Life, Death, and Moral Status --
Reproduction --
Experimentation on Human Subjects --
Emerging Technologies.
Responsibility: [edited by] Bonnie Steinbock, Alex John London, John D. Arras.

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"Ethical Issues in Modern Medicine: Contemporary Readings in Bioethics, Eighth Edition, is a comprehensive, state-of-the-art anthology that covers both traditional and emerging issues in the field of biomedical ethics with engaging case studies and reflective papers written by leading scholars. Each of the book's seven parts begins with a helpful introduction that raises important questions and skillfully contextualizes the positions and key points of the articles that follow. This eighth edition has been thoroughly updated to include the most important recent contributions to contemporary debates, and all selections have been subjected to the editors' exacting standards for both scholarly quality and teachability."--Publisher's website.

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