Bioethics for Beginners: 60 Cases and Cautions from the Moral Frontier of Healthcare

Bioethics for Beginners: 60 Cases and Cautions from the Moral Frontier of Healthcare

ISBN: 9780470659113
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
Edition: 1
Publication Date: 2012-05-29
Number of pages: 192
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How far is too far? 60 cases illustrating modern bioethical dilemmas

Bioethics for Beginners maps the giant dilemmas posed by new technologies and medical choices, using 60 cases taken from our headlines, and from the worlds of medicine and science. This eminently readable book takes it one case at a time, shedding light on the social, economic and legal side of 21st century medicine while giving the reader an informed basis on which to answer personal, practical questions. Unlocking the debate behind the headlines, this book combines clear thinking with the very latest in science and medicine, enabling readers to decide for themselves exactly what the scientific future should hold.

 

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