Bioethics: Legal and Clinical Case Studies (Paperback)

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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. Many 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 along with additional case studies and other resources.

About the Author


Joseph P. DeMarco is Professor Emeritus of Philosophy at Cleveland State University. Gary E. Jones is Professor of Philosophy at the University of San Diego and a member of the California Bar Association.


Product Details
ISBN: 9781554813575
ISBN-10: 1554813573
Publisher: Broadview Press Inc
Publication Date: June 28th, 2017
Pages: 400
Language: English