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Practical decision making in health care ethics : cases and concepts / Raymond J. Devettere.

By: Devettere, Raymond J.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Washington, D.C. : Georgetown University Press, c2009Edition: 3rd ed.Description: xviii, 510 p. ; 26 cm.ISBN: 9781589012516 (pbk. : alk. paper); 1589012518 (pbk. : alk. paper).Subject(s): Medical ethics | Medical ethics -- Case studies | Decision making | Ethics, Medical | Bioethical Issues | Decision Making
Contents:
What is ethics? -- Prudence and living a good life -- The language of health care ethics -- Making health care decisions -- Deciding for others -- Determining life and death -- Life-sustaining treatments -- Cardiopulmonary resuscitation -- Medical nutrition and hydration -- Reproductive issues -- Prenatal life -- Infants and children -- Euthanasia and physician-assisted suicide -- Medical research -- Transplantation -- Medical genetics -- Social and political issues.
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Includes bibliographical references and indexes.

What is ethics? -- Prudence and living a good life -- The language of health care ethics -- Making health care decisions -- Deciding for others -- Determining life and death -- Life-sustaining treatments -- Cardiopulmonary resuscitation -- Medical nutrition and hydration -- Reproductive issues -- Prenatal life -- Infants and children -- Euthanasia and physician-assisted suicide -- Medical research -- Transplantation -- Medical genetics -- Social and political issues.

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