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Source book in bioethics

Author: Albert R Jonsen; Robert M Veatch; LeRoy Walters
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : Georgetown University Press, ©1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Government agencies and commissions, courts, and legislatures have during the past several decades produced reports, rendered decisions, and passed laws that have both defined the fundamental issues in the field of bioethics and established ways of managing them in our society. Providing a history of these key bioethical decisions, this is the first and only comprehensive collection of the critical public documents  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
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Source book in bioethics.
Washington, D.C. : Georgetown University Press, ©1998
(OCoLC)623199065
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Albert R Jonsen; Robert M Veatch; LeRoy Walters
ISBN: 0878406832 9780878406838 0878406859 9780878406852
OCLC Number: 37695741
Awards: Winner of Outstanding Academic Book of the Year 6 (United States)
Description: ix, 510 pages ; 29 cm
Contents: Ethics of research with human subjects --
A short history --
Ethics of death and dying --
Changing attitudes toward death and medicine --
Ethical issues in human genetics --
Issues in genetics --
Ethical issues arising from human reproductive technologies and arrangements --
Readings on human reproduction --
Ethical issues in the changing health care system --
The changing health care scene.
Other Titles: A documentary history
Sourcebook in bioethics
Responsibility: edited by Albert R. Jonsen, Robert M. Veatch, LeRoy Walters.
Local System Bib Number:
90953

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Offers a comprehensive collection of the critical public documents in biomedical ethics. Covering the period from 1947 to 1995, this volume brings together core legislative documents, court briefs,  Read more...
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In the past few decades, governments at all levels have developed a host of policies and laws that have framed the dialogue, concepts, and practice of making correct decisions on bioethical Read more...

 
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