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Classic cases in medical ethics : accounts of cases that have shaped medical ethics, with philosophical, legal, and historical backgrounds / Gregory E. Pence.

Pence, Gregory E. (Author).
Book Book (©1995.)
Description: xviii, 504 pages ; 24 cm
Publisher: New York : McGraw-Hill, ©1995.
1 of 1 copy available at NOBLE (All Libraries).
1 of 1 copy available at Gordon College. (Show all copies)
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Library Location Call Number Status Due Date
Gordon College Stack Level 5 R 724 .P36 1995 (Text to Phone) Available -

  • ISBN: 0070380945
  • ISBN: 9780070380943
  • Edition: 2nd ed.
Bibliography, etc.: Includes bibliographical references (pages 469-492) and indexes.
Contents: Classic cases about death and dying: Comas: Karen Quinlan and Cruzan ; Requests to die : Elizabeth Bouvia and Larry McAfee ; Physician-assisted dying : Jack Kevorkian -- Classic cases about the beginning of life: In vitro fertilization : Louise Brown ; Surrogacy : Baby M ; Abortion : Kenneth Edelin ; Letting impaired newborns die : Baby Jane Doe -- Classic cases about research and experimental treatments: Animal subjects : the Philadelphia head-injury study on primates ; Human subjects : the Tuskegee syphilis study ; Organ transplants : Christiaan Barnard and the first heart transplant ; Artificial hearts : Barney Clark ; Allocation of artificial and transplantable organs : the God committee ; Infants and medical research : Baby Fae and Baby Theresa -- Classic cases about individual rights and the public good: Involuntary psychiatric commitment.
Joyce Brown ; Preventing teenage pregnancy : Bertha ; Presymptomatic testing for genetic disease : Nancy Wexler ; AIDS and mandatory testing for HIV : Kimberly Bergalis ; A model for a new American medical system : Medicare.

Citation:

Pence, Gregory E. "Classic cases in medical ethics : accounts of cases that have shaped medical ethics, with philosophical, legal, and historical backgrounds." New York : McGraw-Hill, ©1995.

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