What kind of life: the limits of medical progress

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Simon and Schuster, 1990 - Medical - 318 pages
From the author of Setting Limits comes a challenging exploration of the proper goals of medicine in our rapidly changing society--a work destined to spark debate and influence policy for years to come.

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What kind of life: the limits of medical progress

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Callahan, medical ethicist, co-founder of the Hastings Center, and author of Abortion: Law, Choice and Morality (o.p.), makes a complex and largely logic-based argument here for the rationing of ... Read full review

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Preface
9
Transforming Healthcare
17
Needs Endless Needs
31
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Daniel Callahan is senior researcher and president emeritus at the Hastings Center, which he cofounded, and an elected member of the Institute of Medicine of the National Academy of Sciences. His many books include "Medicine and the Market.

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