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Medical ethics at the dawn of the 21st century / edited by Raphael Cohen-Almagor.

Book Book (2000.)
Description: vii, 265 pages ; 24 cm.
Publisher: New York : New York Academy of Sciences, 2000.
1 of 1 copy available at NOBLE (All Libraries).
1 of 1 copy available at Gordon College. (Show all copies)
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Gordon College Stack Level 5 R 724 .M2939 2000 (Text to Phone) Available -

  • ISBN: 1573312991
  • ISBN: 9781573312998
  • ISBN: 1573313009
  • ISBN: 9781573313001
Bibliography, etc.: Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Contents: Health care resources, and the role of doctors -- Social values, socioeconomic resources, and effectiveness coefficients: an ethical model for statistically based resource allocation -- Ethical professor of medicine: challenges for the Twenty-first century -- Open heart -- Truth telling -- Evolution of a hospital ethics committee -- Beginning- and end-of-life issues -- Developments in abortion laws: comparative and international perspectives -- Continuing conflict between sanctity of life and quality of life: from abortion to medically assisted death -- Advance directives and dementia -- Autonomy turn in physician-assisted suicide -- Circumscribed plea for voluntary physician-assisted suicide -- Peter Singer's theories and their reception in Germany -- Problems involved in the moral justification of medical assistance in dying: coming to terms with euthanasia and physician-assisted suicide -- Euthanasia: reflections on the Dutch discussion -- Age of biotechnology -- Jurisprudence in the age of biotechnology: an Israeli case analysis -- Reproductive liberty and the right to clone human beings -- Clones, genes, and reproductive autonomy: the ethics of human cloning -- Genetic research: conversation across cultures -- Organ transplantation without brain death -- Genetic testing, organ transplantation, and an end to nondirective counseling.
Additional Physical Form available: Also issued online.
Authors: Cohen-Almagor, Raphael. (Added Author).
Citation: Cohen-Almagor, Raphael. "Medical ethics at the dawn of the 21st century." New York : New York Academy of Sciences, 2000.

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