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Moral matters : ethical issues in medicine and the life sciences / Arthur Caplan.

Caplan, Arthur L. (Author).
Book Book (©1995.)
Description: xii, 198 pages ; 23 cm
Publisher: New York : Wiley, ©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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Gordon College Stack Level 5 R 724 .C343 1995 (Text to Phone) Available -

  • ISBN: 0471105619
  • ISBN: 9780471105619
Contents: Abortion, contraception, sexuality and the family -- Infertility and technological reproduction -- Relationships between health care providers and those in their care -- The right to refuse medical treatment -- Defining death, euthanasia and the right to die -- AIDS, epidemics, public health and population -- Genetics -- Rationing and the distribution of scarce medical resources -- The ethics of experimentation -- Virtue and vice in biomedical science.
Summary: Discussion of key medical ethical issues of this decade: abortion(medical and surgical) test tube babies, waste of resources, euthanasia, AIDS, violence, homosexuality, gene scares, nicotine and other drugs, diets, lying and fraud research among others.


Caplan, Arthur L. "Moral matters : ethical issues in medicine and the life sciences." New York : Wiley, ©1995.

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