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Ethics : contemporary challenges in health and social care

Author: Audrey Leathard
Publisher: Bristol : The Policy Press, 2010.
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Ethics has been addressed in health care, but relatively little attention has been paid to the subject in the social care sector. This book redresses the balance by examining theory, research, policy  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Audrey Leathard
ISBN: 9781861347558 1861347553
OCLC Number: 1051736058
Description: VII, 314 str. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction: Introduction ~ Susan McLaren and Audrey Leathard (editors); Section one: Ethics: Research and provision in health and social care: Ethics and contemporary challenges in health and social care ~ Louise Terry; Ethical issues in health and social care research ~ Robert Stanley and Susan McLaren; Ethics: research governance for health and social care ~ Elaine Pierce; Ethics and primary health care ~ Charles Campion-Smith; Ethics and social care: political, organisational and inter-agency dimensions ~ Colin Whittington and Margaret Whittington; Ethics and interprofessional care ~ Audrey Leathard; Service users and ethics ~ Martin Stevens and Jill Manthorpe; Section two: Law, management and ethics in health and social care: Ethical and legal perspectives on human rights ~ Louise Terry; Multidisciplinary team practice in law and ethics: an Australian perspective ~ Robert Irvine and John McPhee; Ethics and the management of health and social care ~ Jeff Girling; Ethics and the social responsibility of institutions regarding resource allocation in health and social care: a US perspective ~ Mary Dombeck and Tobie Hittle Olsan; Ethics and charging for care ~ Bridget Penhale; Section three: Ethics: From the start of life to the end: Ethical challenges and the new technologies of reproduction ~ Brenda Almond: Ethics: caring for children and young people ~ David Hodgson; Ethical dilemmas in caring for people with complex disabilities ~ Keith Andrews; Mental health: safe, sound and supportive? ~ Jon Glasby, Helen Lester and Emily McKie; Ethics and older people ~ Anthea Tinker; Ethics and euthanasia ~ Clive Seale; Conclusion ~ Susan McLaren and Audrey Leathard.
Responsibility: edited by Audrey Leathard and Susan McLaren.


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