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

Author(s): Glenn McGee

Published Online: 20 MAR 2012 05:27AM EST

Print ISBN: 9780470659113

Online ISBN: 9781118254684

DOI: 10.1002/9781118254684

About this Book

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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