Ethics Of Health Care: A Guide For Clinical Practice by Raymond S. EdgeEthics Of Health Care: A Guide For Clinical Practice by Raymond S. Edge

Ethics Of Health Care: A Guide For Clinical Practice

byRaymond S. Edge, John Randall Groves

Paperback | January 1, 2017

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Designed for students pursuing careers in a variety of health care programs, ETHICS OF HEALTH CARE: A GUIDE FOR CLINICAL PRACTICE, 4e, equips you with the tools you need to make legal and ethical decisions in real-world practice. The text teaches you the language of the legal system and biomedical ethics while emphasizing critical thinking, problem solving and professional behavior. The first four chapters provide the foundational knowledge you need to understand the legal system and ethical theory as it relates to health care practice. Later chapters build on these concepts as you explore ethical and legal health care controversies through a wide variety of issues such as reproductive health, organ donation, physician assisted dying, ethical allocation of health care, cloning, genetics, and human enhancements. Each chapter also includes legal and ethical case studies to help you put what you learn into practice.
Professor Raymond S. Edge, EdD, RRT is the author of several textbooks on health care ethics and law. During an academic career extending over three decades, he served as a dean and full professor at several major universities where in addition to teaching and administrative duties, he established faculty and student educational excha...
Title:Ethics Of Health Care: A Guide For Clinical PracticeFormat:PaperbackDimensions:416 pages, 9.1 × 7.9 × 0.6 inPublished:January 1, 2017Publisher:Delmar Publishers IncLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1285854187

ISBN - 13:9781285854182

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Table of Contents

1. Introduction: Obligations of a Professional.2. Human Value Development and the System of Public Law.3. Decision Making in Value Issues and Private Law.4. Basic Principles of Health Care and the Nature of Rights in Ethical Discourse.5. Confidentiality and the Management of Health Care Information.6. Justice and the Allocation of Scarce Resources.7. Role Fidelity.8. Reproductive Issues.9. Decisions at the End of Life.10. Health Care Ethics and the Near Future.