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Medical ethics : accounts of ground-breaking cases / Gregory E. Pence.

Pence, Gregory E. (Author).
Book Book (©2011.)
Description: 1 volume (various pagings) ; 24 cm
Publisher: New York : McGraw-Hill, ©2011.
1 of 1 copy available at NOBLE (All Libraries).
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Gordon College Stack Level 5 R 724 .P36 2011 (Text to Phone) Available -

  • ISBN: 9780073407494
  • ISBN: 0073407496
  • Edition: 6th ed.
General Note: Previously published: Classic cases in medical ethics. 2008.
Bibliography, etc.: Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Contents: Part 1: Ground-breaking cases about death and dying. Requests to die : Elizabeth Bouvia and Larry McAfee ; Comas : Karen Quinlan, Nancy Cruzan, and Terri Schiavo ; Physician-assisted dying : new frontiers -- Part 2: Ground-breaking cases about the beginnings of human life. Abortion : the trial of Kenneth Edelin ; Assisted reproduction, multiple births, and elderly parents : time to regulate? ; Embryos, stem cells, and cloning ; The ethics of treating impaired babies ; Can medical research on animals be justified? : the Gennarelli and Taub cases -- Part 3: Interlude for ethical theory. Research on human subjects -- Part 4: Ground-breaking cases about research. Surgeons' desire for fame : the ethics of the first heart, hand, and face transplants ; Allocation of artificial and transplantable organs : the God Committee and live donors ; Using one baby for another : babies Fae, Gabriel, and Theresa, and conjoined twins ; Involuntary psychiatric commitment : the case of Joyce Brown ; Testing in advance for genetic disease -- Part 5: Ground-breaking cases about individual rights versus the public good. Preventing the global spread of Aids ; Medicine and inequality ; David Reimer : the "John/Joan case" ; Ethical theories and bioethics.
Authors: Pence, Gregory E. (Added Author).
Citation: Pence, Gregory E. "Medical ethics : accounts of ground-breaking cases." New York : McGraw-Hill, ©2011.

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