Contemporary Issues in Bioethics
This anthology represents all major points of view on the central topics in bioethics. It contains current essays and actual medical and legal cases written by outstanding scholars from around the globe. The book provides readers with diverse views from many standpoints, including medical researchers and practitioners, legal experts, and philosophers.
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Fundamental Elements of the PatientPhysician Relationship 1994
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