Medical ethics / edited by Michael Boylan.
Contributor(s): Boylan, Michael [editor of compilation.]Publisher: Chichester, West Sussex, UK : Wiley Blackwell, Edition: Second editionDescription: xiv, 386 pages ; 25 cmContent type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781118494752 (pbk. : alk. paper); 111849475X (pbk. : alk. paper)Subject(s): Medical ethics | Ethics, MedicalLOC classification: R7 24 | .B65 2014
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Includes bibliographical references.
Ethical reasoning / Michael Boylan -- Health : the aim of medicine -- Physician, nurse, and patient : the practice of medicine -- Issues of life and death -- Genetic enhancement -- Healthcare policy.
"The second edition of Medical Ethics deals accessibly with a broad range of significant issues in bioethics, and presents the reader with the latest developments. This new edition has been greatly revised and updated, with half of the sections written specifically for this new volume. An accessible introduction for beginners, offering a combination of important established essays and new essays commissioned especially for this volume. Greatly revised - half of the selections are new to this edition, including two essays on genetic enhancement and a section on gender, race and culture. Includes new material on ethical theory as a grounding for understanding the ethical dimensions of medicine and healthcare. Now includes a short story on organ allocation, providing a vivid approach to the issue for readers. Provides students with the tools to write their own case study essays. An original section on health provides a theoretical context for the succeeding essays. Presents a carefully selected set of readings designed to progressively move the reader to competency in subject comprehension and essay writing"--Provided by publisher.