Current and comprehensive, this significant text covers the ethical dilemmas you face in daily practice. While exploring and analyzing each ethical issue, it reviews existing guidelines and scholarly opinions and offers you balanced and objective approaches. Updated and revised, this new edition includes new chapters on controversial issues including palliative care, withholding and withdrawing life-sustaining treatment, and clinical research.
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Topics include ethical theory and practice, professional conduct, physician-assisted suicide, brain death, persistent vegatative, neonates with severe brain damage, dementia mental retardation, neurogenetics, and AIDS.About the Author:
James L. Bernat, MD, is Professor of Medicine (Neurology), Dartmouth Medical School, Hanover, New Hamphire; Associate Chief, Neurology Section and Director, Program in Clinical Ethics, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, New Hampshire
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Book Description Elsevier. Book Condition: New. pp. 508. Bookseller Inventory # 7573159