Medical Ethics

Paperback | June 30, 2005

byAlastair Campbell, Grant Gillett, Gareth Jones

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This book is a practical introduction to the ethical questions doctors and other health professionals can be expected to encounter in their practice. It is of immediate relevance to health care professionals and to the users of health services. The authors start from the premise that medicalethics are embedded in the dilemmas of everyday practice, and their arguments return repeatedly to specific cases, following critical reflection on their views and the views of others. The book is intended as a basic textbook on medical ethics for any medical curriculum that has ethics as a seriouscomponent.

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This book is a practical introduction to the ethical questions doctors and other health professionals can be expected to encounter in their practice. It is of immediate relevance to health care professionals and to the users of health services. The authors start from the premise that medicalethics are embedded in the dilemmas of ever...

Alastair Campbell is at Centre for Ethics in Medicine, University of Bristol. Grant Gillett is at Bioethics Research Centre, Dunedin School of Medicine, University of Otago.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:350 pages, 9.02 × 5.91 × 0.75 inPublished:June 30, 2005Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0195584872

ISBN - 13:9780195584875

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Table of Contents

Part 1: Foundations1. Theories of Medical Ethics2. The Healing Ethos3. Health Care Ethics in Diverse Cultures4. The Human BodyPart 2: Clinical Ethics5. Genetic Dilemmas6. Issues Before Birth7. Birth and Beyond8. Organ and Tissue Transplantation9. The Challenge of AIDS10. Ethical Issues in Psychiatry11. Disability and Ethics12. Aging, Dementia and Mortality13. Ending Human LivesPart 3: Medicine and Society14. Research Ethics15. Trying New and Unusal Things16. Justice and Health Care17. Law, Ethics and Medicine