The Ethics of Health Care

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This book introduces the basic principles and language of the ethics of health care and is suitable for anyone involved in the health care industry. The book provides a balanced background in value development and ethical theories and includes real-life controversies encountered by professionals. Exercises are provided at the end of each chapter to enable readers to explore the theoretical positions introduced in the book and to practice their decision-making skills.

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Raymond Edge is a Professor at Maryville University

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Table of Contents: Chapter 1: Human Value Development Chapter 2: Decision Making in Value Issues Chapter 3: Basic Principles of Health Care Ethics Chapter 4: The Nature of Rights in Ethical Discourse Chapter 5: Confidentiality and the Management of Health Care Information Chapter 6: Professional Gatekeeping as a Function of Role Fidelity Chapter 7: Autonomy vs. Paternalism: A Contest Between Virtues Chapter 8: Justics and the Allocation of Scarce Resources Chapter 9: Withholding and Withdrawing Life Support Chapter 10: Euthanasia: Practice and Principles Chapter 11: Reproductive Issues Chapter 12: AIDS and Health Care Practice Chapter 13: Ethical Issues and Genetic Science Chapter 14: Transcultural Health

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