Classic cases in medical ethics : accounts of the cases that have shaped and define medical ethics /

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Main Author: Pence, Gregory E.
Format: Book
Published:New York : McGraw-Hill Higher Education, c2008.
Edition:5th ed.
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Table of Contents:
  • Section I. Classic Cases about Death and Dying
  • Chapter 1. Requests to Die: Elizabeth Bouvia and Larry McAfee
  • Chapter 2. Comas: Karen Quinlan, Nancy Cruzan & Terri Schiavo
  • Chapter 3. Physician-Assisted Dying: Oregon's Legalization
  • Section II. Classic Cases about the Beginnings of Human Life
  • Chapter 4. Abortion: The Trial of Kenneth Edelin
  • Chapter 5. Assisted Reproduction: Louise Brown and Beyond
  • Chapter 6. Battles over Stem Cells and Embryos
  • Chapter 7. Reproductive Cloning
  • Chapter 8. Letting Impaired Newborns Die: The Baby Doe Cases
  • Section III. Interlude for Ethical Theory
  • Chapter 9. Moral Reasoning and Ethical Theories in Medical Ethics
  • Section IV. Classic Cases about Research
  • Chapter 10. Animal Subjects: The Philadelphia Primate Study
  • Chapter 11. Human Subjects: The Tuskegee Syphilis Study
  • Chapter 12. Desires to Be First: Hand, Heart, & Face Transplants; Artificial Hearts & Separating Conjoined Twins
  • Chapter 13. The God Committee; Problems of Just Allocation of Organs
  • Chapter 14. Using One Baby to Help Another: Baby Fae and Baby Theresa Section V: Classic Cases about Individual Rights versus the Public Good
  • Chapter 15. Involuntary Psychiatric Commitment: Joyce Brown
  • Chapter 16. Ethical Issues and Genetic Diseases: The Challenge of Diabetes
  • Chapter 17. Preventing the Global Spread of AIDS
  • Chapter 18. Ethics & Financing Medicine: AmeriCare

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