Ethical Aspects of Health Care for the Elderly: An Annotated Bibliography

Hardcover | September 1, 1992

byMarshall B. Kapp

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As the American population ages, health care for the elderly grows in importance. This bibliography overviews the most significant books and journal articles on the ethical issues related to health care for older Americans. The topics covered are of interest to practitioners and the general public alike, as well as to professionals from a wide range of fields. The author has provided more than five hundred bibliographic citations. These entries are arranged in eleven topical chapters to facilitate use by the reader. Each citation is accompanied by an annotation that concisely summarizes and assesses the contents of the work. The volume begins with an informative introductory essay on the ethical issues pertinent to health care for older adults. The chapters that follow are devoted to broad topics, such as financial considerations, treatment for the terminally ill, and decision-making by and for the impaired elderly. The work concludes with author and subject indexes that add to its utility. Researchers and practitioners from all fields will find this work an indispensable guide to the wealth of literature on the ethical aspects of health care for older Americans.

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As the American population ages, health care for the elderly grows in importance. This bibliography overviews the most significant books and journal articles on the ethical issues related to health care for older Americans. The topics covered are of interest to practitioners and the general public alike, as well as to professionals fro...

Format:HardcoverDimensions:200 pages, 9.41 × 7.24 × 0.98 inPublished:September 1, 1992Publisher:GREENWOOD PRESS INC.

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ISBN - 10:0313274908

ISBN - 13:9780313274909

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?Author and subject indexes with cross-references. General; advanced undergraduate, graduate, faculty; pre-professional; professional.?-Choice