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
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 x 2.54
Weight (kg): 0.98