This best-selling anthology of readings with case studies provides insightful and comprehensive treatment of ethical issues in medicine. Appropriate for courses taught in philosophy departments as well as in schools of medicine and nursing, the collection covers provocative topics such as conflicts of interest in medicine, advance directives, physician-assisted suicide, and the rationing of health care. The text's effective pedagogical features include chapter introductions, argument sketches, explanations of medical terms, headnotes, and annotated bibliographies.
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THE PHYSICIANPATIENT RELATIONSHIP
Council on Ethical and Judicial Affairs American Medical Association
Terrence F Ackerman Why Doctors Should Intervene
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