Princeton University Library Catalog

Medical ethics : accounts of ground-breaking cases / Gregory E. Pence.

Author:
Pence, Gregory E. [Browse]
Format:
Book
Language:
English
Published/​Created:
New York : McGraw-Hill, c2011.
Εdition:
6th ed.
Description:
xxi, 353, N-26, I-14 p. ; 23 cm.
Notes:
Previously published in 2008 under title: Classic cases in medical ethics.
Bibliographic references:
Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Contents:
Requests to die : Elizabeth Bouvia and Larry McAfee -- Comas : Karen Quinlan, Nancy Cruzan, and Terri Schiavo -- Physician-assisted dying : new frontiers -- Abortion : the trial of Kenneth Edelin -- Assisted reproduction, multiple births, and elderly parents--time to regulate? -- Embryos, stem cells, and cloning -- The ethics of treating impaired babies -- Can medical research on animals be justified? : the Gennarelli and Taub cases -- Research on human subjects -- Surgeons' desire for fame : the ethics of the first heart, hand, and face transplants -- Allocation of artificial and transplantable organs : the God Committee and live donors -- Using one baby for another : babies Fae, Gabriel, and Theresa, and conjoined twins -- Involuntary psychiatric commitment : the case of Joyce Brown -- Testing in advance for genetic disease -- Preventing the global spread of Aids -- Medicine and inequality -- David Reimer : the "John/Joan case" -- Ethical theories and bioethics.
Subject(s):
Medical ethicsCase studies [Browse]
ISBN:
  • 9780073407494 (alk. paper)
  • 0073407496 (alk. paper)
LCCN:
2010002490
OCLC:
501512420
RCP:
C - S