New Perspectives in Healthcare Ethics: An Interdisciplinary And Crosscultural Approach by Rosemarie Tong

New Perspectives in Healthcare Ethics: An Interdisciplinary And Crosscultural Approach

byRosemarie Tong

Paperback | February 21, 2006

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Tong, a well-known biomedical ethicist, combines medical ethics, bioethics, and her own unique insights to provide a comprehensive survey of contemporary health care ethics issues.   Among the topics discussed in this book are complementary and alternative medicine; contraception and sterilization; infertility and assisted reproduction; and surrogate motherhood; genetic testing (screening and counseling); genetic therapy; biomedical and behavioral research; and euthanasia and assisted suicide.    A useful reference work for those in the health care industry.

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Rosemarie Tong is distinguished Professor of Health Care Ethics at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte.  She is the author or co-author of Women, Sex, and the Law; Ethics in Policy Analysis; Feminist Thought: A Comprehensive Introduction; Feminine and Feminist Ethics; Controlling Our Reproductive Destiny: A Technological and ...
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Title:New Perspectives in Healthcare Ethics: An Interdisciplinary And Crosscultural ApproachFormat:PaperbackDimensions:368 pages, 8.9 × 5.9 × 1 inPublished:February 21, 2006Publisher:Pearson EducationLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0130613479

ISBN - 13:9780130613479

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Table of Contents

Part One:                    A Conceptual Framework for Health Care Ethics

 

1.  Chapter One:           Introduction

 

2.  Chapter Two:          Ethical Theories and Principles in Health Care

 

3.  Chapter Three:        The Health Care Professional-Patient Relationship

 

Part Two:                    Health and Disease Issues

 

4.  Chapter Four:          Biological Givens or Social Constructions?

 

5.  Chapter Five:           Biomedical and Behavioral Research

 

Part Three:                 Beginning of Life Issues

 

6.  Chapter Six:            Abortion

 

7.  Chapter Seven:        Reproduction-Assisting Technologies: Donor Insemination, In-vitro Fertilization, and Beyond

 

8.  Chapter Eight:          Genetic Screening, Counseling, and Therapy

 

9.  Chapter Nine:          Therapeutic Cloning, Reproductive Cloning, and Ectogenesis

 

Part Four:                   End of Life Issues

 

10.  Chapter Ten:         The Aging Process and Long-Term Health Care

 

11.  Chapter Eleven:     Euthanasia, Assisted Suicide, and Palliative Care

 

Part Five:                    Micro- and Macro-Allocation Issues

 

12.  Chapter Twelve:    Organ Transplantation: Individual Allocation Decisions

 

13.  Chapter Thirteen:   Health Care Reform: Social Distribution Decisions