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Biomedical ethics / [edited by] David DeGrazia, Thomas A. Mappes, Jeffrey Brand-Ballard.

Book Book (©2011.)
Description: xviii, 732 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Publisher: New York : McGraw-Hill Higher Education, ©2011.
2 of 3 copies available at NOBLE (All Libraries).
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  • ISBN: 9780073407456
  • ISBN: 0073407453
  • Edition: 7th ed.
Bibliography, etc.: Includes bibliographical references.
Contents: General introduction -- The professional-patient relationship -- Contested therapies and biomedical enhancement -- Human and animal research -- Death and decisions regarding life-sustaining treatment -- Suicide, physician-assisted suicide, and active euthanasia -- Abortion and embryonic stem-cell research -- Genetics and human reproduction -- Social justice and access to health care.
Summary: This anthology of readings with case studies provides insightful and comprehensive treatment of ethical issues in medicine. Appropriate for courses taught in philosophy departments, bioethics programs, as well as schools of medicine and nursing, the collection covers such provocative topics as biomedical enhancement, clinical trials in developing countries, animal research, physician-assisted suicide, and health care reform. The text's effective pedagogical features include chapter introductions, argument sketches, explanations of medical terms, headnotes, and annotated bibliographies.
Authors: DeGrazia, David. (Added Author). Mappes, Thomas A. (Added Author). Brand-Ballard, Jeffrey. (Added Author).


DeGrazia, David. "Biomedical ethics." New York : McGraw-Hill Higher Education, ©2011.

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