Bioethics : Legal and Clinical Case Studies Paperback / softback
Bioethics: Legal and Clinical Case Studies is a case-based introduction to ethical issues in health care.
Through seventy-eight compelling scenarios, the authors demonstrate the practical importance of ethics, showing how the concerns at issue bear on the lives of patients, health care providers, and others.
A range of central topics are covered, including informed consent, medical futility, reproductive ethics, privacy, cultural competence, and clinical trials.
Each chapter includes a selection of important legal cases as well as clinical case studies for critical analysis.
The case studies are often presented as moral dilemmas, and are conducive to rich discussion.
A companion website offers a curated collection of relevant legal precedents as well as additional case studies and other resources.
- Format: Paperback / softback
- Pages: 400 pages
- Publisher: Broadview Press Ltd
- Publication Date: 30/09/2017
- Category: Ethics & moral philosophy
- ISBN: 9781554813575