Human Values in Pediatric Hematology/oncology

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John T. Truman, Jan Van Eys, Carl Pochedly
Praeger, 1986 - Medical - 174 pages

The increase in new medical technology and experimental treatments has made the study of medical ethics essential for practitioners on all levels. This book brings together experts in the fields of pediatric hemotology/oncology, ethics, and law to examine legal and ethical issues surrounding the treatment of children with cancer or blood disease. The contributors present thoughtful discussions of ethical considerations of such practices as bone marrow transplantation, caring for hemophiliacs, preventing sickle cell disease, informing patients of treatment side effects, the statistical design of clinical trials, and the activities of the Institutional Review Board.

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Hospital Ethics Committees and Their Relevance to
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John T Truman
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Does the Consent Process Reflect
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