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The Cambridge Textbook of Bioethics

ISBN/ASIN: 0521872847,9780521872843 | 2008 | English | epub | 554/0 pages | 5.09 Mb
Publisher: Cambridge University Press | Author: Peter A. Singer, A. M. Viens | Edition: 1

Medicine and health care generate many bioethical problems and dilemmas that are of great academic, professional and public interest. This comprehensive resource is designed as a succinct yet authoritative text and reference for clinicians, bioethicists, and advanced students seeking a better understanding of ethics problems in the clinical setting. Each chapter illustrates an ethical problem that might be encountered in everyday practice; defines the concepts at issue; examines their implications from the perspectives of ethics, law and policy; and then provides a practical resolution. There are 10 key sections presenting the most vital topics and clinically relevant areas of modern bioethics. International, interdisciplinary authorship and cross-cultural orientation ensure suitability for a worldwide audience. This book will assist all clinicians in making well-reasoned and defensible decisions by developing their awareness of ethical considerations and teaching the analytical skills to deal with them effectively.

The Cambridge Textbook of Bioethics

Category: Science

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