Worst Case Bioethics: Death, Disaster, and Public Health by George J. Annas

Worst Case Bioethics: Death, Disaster, and Public Health

byGeorge J. Annas

Paperback | July 13, 2011

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In Worst Case Bioethics, George Annas employs contemporary disputes involving death and disaster to explore the radical changes underway in public health practice, the application of constitutional law to medicine, and human rights discourse to promote human health and wellbeing.

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George Annas is William Fairfield Warren Professor at Boston University and Chair of the Department of Health Law, Bioethics and Human Rights, Boston University School of Public Health. He is also Professor in the Boston University schools of Medicine and Law. He is the co-founder of Global Lawyers and Physicians, a transnational group...
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Title:Worst Case Bioethics: Death, Disaster, and Public HealthFormat:PaperbackDimensions:360 pages, 6.1 × 9.09 × 0.79 inPublished:July 13, 2011Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0199840717

ISBN - 13:9780199840717

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Introduction: Scared to Death by Worst Case ScenariosDeath and Disaster1. American Healthcare2. Bioterror and Bioart3. State of Emergency4. Licensed to Torture5. Hunger Strikes6. WarDeath and the Constitution7. Cancer8. Drug Dealing Doctors9. Toxic Tinkering10. Abortion11. Culture of Death12. Patient SafetyDisaster and Human Rights13. Global Health14. The Statue of Security15. Pandemic Fear16. Bioidentifiers17. Genetic GenocideIndex

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"Worst Case Bioethics offers a valuable consideration of how public health policy is sometimes shaped by fear in a counterproductive manner. The book is well-written, well-reasoned, and persuasive." --Thomas May, Science