The Resource Bioethics : an introduction to the history, methods, and practice, [edited by] Nancy S. Jecker, Albert R. Jonsen, Robert A. Pearlman

Bioethics : an introduction to the history, methods, and practice, [edited by] Nancy S. Jecker, Albert R. Jonsen, Robert A. Pearlman

Label
Bioethics : an introduction to the history, methods, and practice
Title
Bioethics
Title remainder
an introduction to the history, methods, and practice
Statement of responsibility
[edited by] Nancy S. Jecker, Albert R. Jonsen, Robert A. Pearlman
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Action
committed to retain for EAST
Cataloging source
DNLM/DLC
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
  • R724
  • R724
LC item number
  • .B5582 2007
  • .B4583 2007
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Jecker, Nancy Ann Silbergeld
  • Jonsen, Albert R
  • Pearlman, Robert A
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Medical ethics
  • Bioethics
  • Ethics, Medical
  • Bioethics
Label
Bioethics : an introduction to the history, methods, and practice, [edited by] Nancy S. Jecker, Albert R. Jonsen, Robert A. Pearlman
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
The history of bioethics. The emergence of bioethics as discipline and discourse. Cultural assumptions in the history of bioethics -- The methods of ethical analysis. The challenge of ethical relativism. The methods of philosophy, casuistry, and narrative ; philosophical theories and principles ; casuistry ; narrative approaches. The challenge of using methods in clinical settings ; ethics committees ; ethics consultation. Cultural assumptions in bioethical methods -- The practice of bioethics. Ethical topics at the beginning of life ; abortion ; reproductive technologies ; genetics and reproduction. Ethical topics at the end of life ; withholding and withdrawing medical treatment ; advance care planning and surrogate decision making ; euthanasia and physician-assisted suicide. Cultural assumptions in the practice of bioethics
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
2nd ed.
Extent
xi, 545 p.
Isbn
9780763743147
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
20060395 53
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)76864320
Label
Bioethics : an introduction to the history, methods, and practice, [edited by] Nancy S. Jecker, Albert R. Jonsen, Robert A. Pearlman
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
The history of bioethics. The emergence of bioethics as discipline and discourse. Cultural assumptions in the history of bioethics -- The methods of ethical analysis. The challenge of ethical relativism. The methods of philosophy, casuistry, and narrative ; philosophical theories and principles ; casuistry ; narrative approaches. The challenge of using methods in clinical settings ; ethics committees ; ethics consultation. Cultural assumptions in bioethical methods -- The practice of bioethics. Ethical topics at the beginning of life ; abortion ; reproductive technologies ; genetics and reproduction. Ethical topics at the end of life ; withholding and withdrawing medical treatment ; advance care planning and surrogate decision making ; euthanasia and physician-assisted suicide. Cultural assumptions in the practice of bioethics
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
2nd ed.
Extent
xi, 545 p.
Isbn
9780763743147
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
20060395 53
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)76864320

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