The Blackwell Guide to Medical Ethics
Copyright © 2007 Blackwell Publishing Ltd
Editor(s): Rosamond Rhodes, Leslie P. Francis, Anita Silvers
Published Online: 25 FEB 2008
Print ISBN: 9781405125833
Online ISBN: 9780470690932
About this Book
The Blackwell Guide to Medical Ethics is a guide to the complex literature written on the increasingly dense topic of ethics in relation to the new technologies of medicine.
- Examines the key ethical issues and debates which have resulted from the rapid advances in biomedical technology
- Brings together the leading scholars from a wide range of disciplines, including philosophy, medicine, theology and law, to discuss these issues
- Tackles such topics as ending life, patient choice, selling body parts, resourcing and confidentiality
- Organized with a coherent structure that differentiates between the decisions of individuals and those of social policy.