Medicine and health care generate many bioethical problems and dilemmas that are of great academic, professional and public interest.
This comprehensive resource is designed as a succinct yet authoritative text and reference for clinicians, bioethicists, and advanced students seeking a better understanding of ethics problems in the clinical setting.
Each chapter illustrates an ethical problem that might be encountered in everyday practice; defines the concepts at issue; examines their implications from the perspectives of ethics, law and policy; and then provides a practical resolution.
There are 10 key sections presenting the most vital topics and clinically relevant areas of modern bioethics.
International, interdisciplinary authorship and cross-cultural orientation ensure suitability for a worldwide audience.
This book will assist all clinicians in making well-reasoned and defensible decisions by developing their awareness of ethical considerations and teaching the analytical skills to deal with them effectively.