Choices and Conflict: Explorations in Health Care Ethics
Wiley, Jun 29, 1992 - Health & Fitness - 209 pages
Should Dr. Jack Kavorkian be allowed to facilitate the suicides of sick women? To what extent should high technology be incorporated into health care practices? The integration of health care and public policy has taken health care ethics beyond the hospital walls. This book provides a choice selection of articles reflecting the current environment of bioethics. Leaders will gain insight from a wide variety of prominent thinkers in health care.
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Age as a Standard
The Health Care Professionals Role
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