Clinical ethics: a practical approach to ethical decisions in clinical medicine

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McGraw-Hill, Health Professions Division, 1998 - Medical - 206 pages
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This edition of this best-selling title continues to offer sage advice about the often difficult decisions health professionals encounter daily concerning ethics and medical issues. This handy book provides a broad knowledge base as well as different perspectives so the best solution can emerge. A Physician, lawyer and ethicist combine expertise and supply invaluable insight on cutting edge issues: death and dying, assisted suicide, AIDS, economics of care, maternal fetal issues and more. Abundant clinical cases coupled with counsel instruction highlight the material.

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Contents

INTRODUCTION
1
Indications for Medical Intervention
13
Preferences of Patients
47
Copyright

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About the author (1998)

Winslade is Distinguished Visiting Professor of Law at the University of Houston Health Law and Policy Institute

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