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Pediatric ethics : protecting the interests of children

Author: Alan R Fleischman
Publisher: New York, NY, United States of America : Oxford University Press, [2016] ©2016
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book examines the many ethical issues related to health and health care in children. It describes the field of Pediatric ethics, a unique and important aspect of the discipline of bioethics, the study of moral conduct in health care and the rational process for determining the best course of action in the face of conflicting choices. The book begins with an exploration of what it means to be a child in America  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Fleischman, Alan R.
Pediatric ethics.
New York, NY, United States of America : Oxford University Press, [2016]
(DLC) 2015049222
(OCoLC)932587941
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Alan R Fleischman
ISBN: 9780199354481 0199354480 9780199354504 0199354502
OCLC Number: 953436309
Description: 1 online resource (viii, 243 pages)
Contents: Children are special : hard questions, hard choices --
Ethical issues in creating a child --
Ethical issues in giving birth to a baby --
Ethical issues in neonatal intensive care --
Ethical issues in genetic testing and screening in children --
Ethical issues at the end of life : caring for gravely ill children --
Ethical issues in general pediatric practice --
Ethical issues in the care of adolescents --
Ethical issues in medical and surgical enhancement --
Ethical issues in research involving children
Responsibility: Alan R. Fleischman, M.D.

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This book examines the many ethical issues related to health care in children. It explores the moral obligations of families and clinicians facing hard choices for critically ill and dying children,  Read more...

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"This book is a cogent and nuanced analysis of the plethora of ethical issues in the continuum of perinatal, neonatal, pediatric and adolescent care. The cases in each chapter beautifully Read more...

 
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