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Contemporary issues in bioethics / edited by Tom L. Beauchamp, LeRoy Walters, Jeffrey P. Kahn, Anna C. Mastroianni

Contributor(s): Beauchamp, Tom L.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBook; Format: print Publisher: Belmont : Wadsworth Publishing, 2008Edition: 7th ed.Description: X, 806 p. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 0-495-00673-4.Subject(s): Bioética
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Contemporary Issues in Bioethics presents a breadth of issues and balanced coverage of the most important topics in bioethics, including human reproduction, euthanasia and assisted suicide, genetics, the right to health care, organ transplantation, human and animal research, and planning for threats to public health. With a diverse range of classic and contemporary essays written by scholars in bioethics and judges in landmark legal cases, this anthology will help you understand issues from a variety of perspectives.

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Contemporary Issues in Bioethics presents a breadth of issues and balanced coverage of the most important topics in bioethics, including human reproduction, euthanasia and assisted suicide, genetics, the right to health care, organ transplantation, human and animal research, and planning for threats to public health. With a diverse range of classic and contemporary essays written by scholars in bioethics and judges in landmark legal cases, this anthology will help you understand issues from a variety of perspectives.

Índice: 1. Ethical Theory and Bioethics. 2. Research Involving Humans and Animals.3. The Patient-Professional Relationship. 4. Eugenics and Human Genetics.5. Reproduction.6. Death and Dying.7. Organ Transplantation.8. Justice and Health.9. Public Health. 10. Biotechnology and Bioscience.

Table of contents provided by Syndetics

  • Part I Introduction To Ethics
  • 1 Ethical Theory and Bioethics
  • Fundamental Problems
  • The Study of Morality
  • Moral Dilemmas and Disagreements
  • The Problem of Relativism
  • Moral Justification
  • Types of Ethical Theory
  • Utilitarian Theories
  • Kantian Theories
  • Contemporary Challenges to Traditional Theories
  • Virtue Ethics
  • The Ethics of Care
  • Casuistry
  • Ethical Principles
  • Respect for Autonomy
  • Beneficence
  • Justice
  • Law and Policy
  • Ethics and Public Affairs
  • Morality and Law
  • Legal and Moral Rights
  • Law, Authority, And Autonomy
  • Part II Justice and Autonomy in Health Care
  • 2 Justice in Access to Health Care
  • Introdcution
  • Just Health Care and the Right to Health Care
  • "Is There a Right to Health Care and, if so, What Does it Encompass?"
  • "Justice, the Basic Social Contract, and Health Care."
  • "The Right to a Decent Minimum of Health Care."
  • "Rights to Health Care."
  • Managed Care and Access to Care
  • "Securing Health or Just Health Care?: The Effect of the Health Care System."
  • "Managed Care: How Economic Incentive Reforms Went Wrong."
  • "Managed Care: Rationing without Justice, But Not Unjustly." Rationing
  • "''Rationing'' Health Care: Not All Definitions are Created Equal."
  • "Rationing Fairly: Programmatic Considerations."
  • "Just Caring: Oregon, Health Care Rationing, and Informed Democratic Deliberation."
  • 3 Autonomy Rights and Medical Information
  • Introduction
  • The Confidentiality of Medical Information
  • "Confidentiality in Medicine - A Decrepit Concept."
  • California Supreme Court, Tarasoff v. Regents of the University of California
  • "AIDS, Confidentiality, and the Right to Know." Truth Telling and Disclosing Bad News
  • "Telling the Truth to Patients: A Clinical Ethics Exploration."
  • "Disclosure of a Diagnosis to Children and Adolescents When Parents Object
  • Informed Consent
  • United States Court of Appeals, District of Columbia Circuit, Cantebury v. Spence
  • "Physicians and Patients: A History of Silence."
  • "The Concept of Informed Consent."
  • "Informed Consent: Some Challenges to the Universal Validity of the Western Model."
  • Refusal of Treatment
  • California Court of Appeals, Second District, Bouvia v. Superior Court
  • United States Supreme Court, Cruzan v. Director, Missouri Department of Health
  • Advance Directives
  • "Advance Care Planning as a Process: Structuring the Discussions in Practice."
  • "Advance Directives: The Next Generation."
  • Part III Life and Death
  • 4 End-of-Life Decisionmaking
  • Introduction
  • The Right to Die
  • "A Right to Choose Death?"
  • "Is There a Right to Die?"
  • The Legal Background in the United States
  • The Oregon Death With Dignity Act
  • United States Supreme Court, Vacco v. Quil and Washington v. Glucksberg
  • The Supreme Court of California, Wendland v. Wendland
  • The Moral Foundations of Public Policy on Physician-Assisted Death
  • "Voluntary Euthanasia under Control?: Further Empirical Evidence from the Netherlands."
  • "Slippery Slopes in Flat Countries: A Response." Palliation and Other Alternatives to Physician-Assisted Death
  • "An Alternative to Physician-Assisted Suicide."
  • "Palliative Options of Last Resort."
  • 5 Abortion and Maternal-Fetal Relations
  • Introduction
  • The Problem Justifying Abortion
  • "Why Abortion is Immoral."
  • "A Defense of Abortion."
  • "The Morality of Abortion."
  • "On the Moral and Legal Status of Abortion."
  • Legal Issues

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