a Should abnormal fetuses be carried to term just to be used for infant transplant organs?
a Should physicians sell the drugs they prescribe?
a Should human death be deemed to occur when one permanently loses consciousness?
These questions-burning issues in today's already hot bioethical climate-are the focus of this seventh volume in Humber and Almeder's renowned Biomedical Ethics Reviews series.
Interdisciplinary in approach, Biomedical Ethics Reviews a 1989 offers insightful, penetrating chapters contributed by leading experts in forefront areas of ethics and medicine. Each topic is briefly summarized in an introductory chapter, followed by a more focused, in-depth analysis of the specific issue, as well as a review of the recent literature. And to ensure that these articles are as accessible and useful to as many readers as possible-whether professional or informed layperson-the authors have made every effort to minimize the use of technical jargon.
Biomedical Ethics Reviews a 1989 is not only a valuable reference, but also constitutes a real eye-opener for everyone concerned with bioethics today
Should Abnormal Fetuses Be Brought to Term for the Sole Purpose of Providing Infant Transplant Organs? Introduction. Should Abnormal Fetuses Be Brought to Term for the Sole Purpose of Providing Infant Transplant Organs? Should Abnormal Fetuses Be Brought to Term for the Sole Purpose of Providing Infant Transplant Organs: Anencephalics as Organ Donors. Should Physicians Dispense Drugs for Profit? Introduction. The Case for Physician-Dispensed Drugs. Physicians as Pharmacists: The Ethics of Dispensing Drugs for Profit. Should Physicians Dispense Drugs for a Profit? Should Human Death Be Taken to Occur When Persons Permanently Lose Consciousness? Introduction. Definition and Death. On Human Death. Index.
Series: Biomedical Ethics Reviews
Number Of Pages: 169
Published: 16th March 1990
Publisher: Humana Press Inc.
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.5 x 15.5
Weight (kg): 0.98