Biomedical ethics

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McGraw-Hill, 1981 - Medical - 587 pages
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This best-selling anthology of readings with case studies provides insightful and comprehensive treatment of ethical issues in medicine. Appropriate for courses taught in philosophy departments as well as in schools of medicine and nursing, the collection covers provocative topics such as conflicts of interest in medicine, advance directives, physician-assisted suicide, and the rationing of health care. The text's effective pedagogical features include chapter introductions, argument sketches, explanations of medical terms, headnotes, and annotated bibliographies.

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User Review  - Beth - Goodreads

One of the best textbooks I've ever read. Never thought I would actually want to read the unassigned pages of a school book. Excellent representation of every viewpoint/stance regarding controversial medical care & patient rights. Read full review

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User Review  - Kortni scott - Goodreads

A school book, but I loved reading it, the title says it all. Provides many different view points and is on topics which are very up to date! Read full review

Contents

Psychosurgery
4
Paul W Taylor Utilitarianism
19
Fred Feldman Kants Ethical Theory
26
Copyright

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