Princeton University Library Catalog

Law and bioethics : an introduction / Jerry Menikoff.

Author:
Menikoff, Jerry [Browse]
Format:
Book
Language:
English
Published/​Created:
Washington, D.C. : Georgetown University Press, c2001.
Description:
x, 506 p. ; 24 cm.
Bibliographic references:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents:
pt. I. American constitutional structure. Federalism and bioethics -- pt. II. Reproduction. Right to privacy -- Past and present of sterilization -- Right to abortion -- Brave new world of reproduction -- Beyond abortion: the interests of women and fetuses -- pt. III. Doctors, patients and standards of care. The doctor-patient relationship -- Outer limits of informed consent -- Beyond "standard care": alternative medicine, experimentation and research -- pt. IV. End-of-life decisions. Right to refuse care -- Constitution and the right to die -- "Futile" medical care -- pt. V. New Technologies. "Uniqueness" of genetics -- Ownership of life -- pt. VI. Death and transplantation. Definition of death Organ transplantation.
Subject(s):
ISBN:
  • 087840838X (cloth : alk. paper)
  • 9780878408382 (cloth : alk. paper)
  • 0878408398
  • 9780878408399
LCCN:
00061023
OCLC:
44676157
RCP:
C - S