Bioethics and Public Health Law

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Aspen Publishers, 2005 - Medical - 601 pages
The authors blend material from Part II of their survey book with additional information specific to these topics: - the duty to treat - disability discrimination - informed consent and experimentation - fiduciary duties - the right to health care - updated notes about physician-assisted suicide in Oregon, the 9th Circuit's opinion on Attorney General Ashcroft's challenge to Oregon's assisted suicide law, the Causey case, the Schiavo case in Florida, and organ allocation policy To facilitate teaching, the text: - is accompanied by a Teacher's Manual devoted to this book - is augmented by a website, www.health-law.org, where you can find background materials, updates of important events, additional relevant topics, and links to other resources

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Contents

Introduction
1
The Health Care Financing and Delivery System
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The Sad History of Health Care Cost Containment
45
Copyright

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