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Author Flynn, Eileen P. (Eileen Patricia)

Title Issues in medical ethics / Eileen P. Flynn.

Publication Info. Kansas City, MO : Sheed & Ward, [1997]


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 University of Saint Joseph: Pope Pius XII Library - Standard Shelving Location  174.2 F648I    Check Shelf
Description vii, 384 pages ; 22 cm
Contents pt. 1. Formulating a moral methodology. Ethical decision-making in the medical context -- pt. 2. Ethical issues at life's beginning. Abortion -- Assisted reproduction -- Caring for compromised newborns -- pt. 3. Moral responses to new technologies. Applications of genetic science -- Fetal tissue : tissue and transplants -- Artificially provided nutrition and hydration -- pt. 4. Ethical responses to sickness. HIV/AIDS -- Experimentation in medicine -- Organ retrieval and transplantation -- pt. 5. Ethical issues at the end of life. Advance directives -- Euthanasia -- Important distinctions -- pt. 6. Ethical issues for health care professionals. Paternalism and autonomy -- Professionalism in health care occupations -- pt. 7. Medicine and the common good. Roles of the courts, government and professional societies in biomedical ethics -- Providing health care in the United States -- Appendix : Continued reading and research on issues in medical ethics.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Subject Medical ethics.
ISBN 1556129173
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