Bioethics

Baruch A. Brody , H. Tristram Englehardt

Editura: Pearson
This book is the first systematic integrated analysis of ethical issues in health care which combines an introduction to moral theory, a set of readings in health care ethics, and an extensive set of case studies.
  • Limba : Engleza
  • Cuprins :

    I. MORAL THEORY.

    Introduction.
    The Major Moral Considerations.

    Appealing to the Consequences of Our Actions. Appealing to Rights. Appealing to the Virtues. Appealing to Justice and Equality.

    A Brief Introduction to the Major Moral Theories.

    II. READINGS IN BIOETHICS.

    Decision Making.
    Introduction.
    Capacities and Competencies of Patients.

    Mill, Not All Can Be Free. Locke, The Status of Children. Leikin, Minors' Assent or Dissent to Medical Treatment. Gert and Culver, The Logic of Competency. President's Commission, Who Is Incapacitated and How Is It to Be Determined? Abernethy, Compassion, Control, and Decisions About Competency.

    The Roles and Virtues of Different Professionals as Providers.

    Jamieton, Physicians and Nurses: A Historical Perspective. Winslow, From Loyalty to Advocacy: A New Metaphor for Nursing. Bartlett, Why Physicians Need to Maintain Control of Health Care Delivery. Costello, Engelhardt, and Gardell, Licensig, Certification
  • Data Publicarii : 1987
  • Editie : 1
  • Format : Paperback
  • Numar pagini : 448
  • ISBN : 9780130765222
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