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

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