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Medical ethics : a very short introduction

Author: R A Hope
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, ©2004.
Series: Very short introductions, 114.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Issues in medical ethics are rarely out of the media and it is an area of ethics that has particular interest for the general public as well as the medical practitioner. This short and accessible introduction deals with moral questions such as euthanasia as well as asking how health care resources can be distributed fairly.
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Hope, R.A.
Medical ethics.
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, ©2004
(DLC) 2004014383
(OCoLC)55745057
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: R A Hope
ISBN: 9780191516627 0191516627 9780192802828 0192802828 9786610752577 6610752575 9781429459587 1429459581
OCLC Number: 104626893
Description: 1 online resource (152 pages) : illustrations
Contents: On why medical ethics is exciting --
Euthanasia: good medical practice, or murder? --
Why undervaluing 'statistical' people costs lives --
People who don't exist, at least not yet --
A tool-box for reasoning --
Inconsistencies about madness --
How modern genetics is testing traditional confidentiality --
Is medical research the new imperialism? --
Family medicine meets the House of Lords.
Series Title: Very short introductions, 114.
Responsibility: Tony Hope.
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