Bioethics for Beginners : 60 Cases and Cautions from the Moral Frontier of Healthcare.
By: McGee, Glenn.Material type: BookPublisher: Hoboken : John Wiley & Sons, 2012Description: 1 online resource (310 pages).Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9781118254684; 1118254686; 9781118254646; 1118254643; 9781118254639; 1118254635.Subject(s): Bioethics -- Case studies | Bioethics | Philosophy | BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Business Ethics | Bioethics | Bioètica -- Estudi de casosGenre/Form: Llibres electrònics. | Electronic books. | Case studies.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Bioethics for Beginners : 60 Cases and Cautions from the Moral Frontier of Healthcare.DDC classification: 174 Online resources: Wiley Online Library
Cover; Title Page; Copyright; Dedication; Preface; The Chief of Bioethics; Acknowledgements; Caution 1: Tip-Toe When Walking on the Bleeding Edge; Case 1 The Dangers of Creating Life in the Lab; Case 2 Design: More Intelligent Every Day; Case 3 "Shroom" Science: Safe and Effective?; Case 4 A Robot Code of Ethics; Case 5 No More Periods, Period; Case 6 Search Me, Shape Me, Any Way You Want Me; Case 7 A Bloody Mess; Case 8 Stem Cells: The Goo of Life and the Debate of the Century; Caution 2: Everybody Lies; Case 9 Lies, Damn Lies ... and Scientific Misconduct.
Case 10 Conflict of Interest Means Business at NIH; Case 11 While You're Here, How about a Spinal Tap?; Case 12 Study Subject or Human Guinea Pig?; Case 13 The New Tuskegee: Exploiting the Poor in Clinical Trials; Case 14 Salt in the Wound: Will India Rise up Against the Oppression of Foreign Clinical Trials?; Case 15 Dr. Hwang and the Bad Apple Theory of Scientific Misconduct; Caution 3: The Genome Isn't What It Used to Be; Case 16 Becoming Genomic: Just What Does it Mean Anyway?; Case 17 Enhancement Comes from Insecurity; Case 18 Wearing Genes from the Gulf War.
Caution 4: Reproduce at Your Own Peril; Case 19 Tomorrow's Child: Making Babies in the Twenty-First Century; Case 20 An Argument against Human Cloning; Case 21 Two Genetic Moms: High-Tech Trouble or Double the Love?; Case 22 Grave Robbing the Cradle; Case 23 Baby Banking; Case 24 Cash Strapped American Fertility Docs Cry Out for Mercy; Caution 5: Don't Sweat the Nano-Sized Stuff; Case 25 "Nanoethics": The ELSI of Twenty-First-Century Bioethics?; Case 26 The Devil and the Deep Blue Sea; Case 27 The Merging of Man and Machine; Case 28 My Eye's on You.
Caution 6: The State Will Protect Your Health Right Up Until It Doesn't; Case 29 Has the Spread of HPV Vaccine Marketing Conveyed Immunity to Common Sense?; Case 30 Is the New Cigarette a Smoking Gun? Eclipse Unethical, Unregulated Research; Case 31 "Universal" Healthcare: A Long Way Off; Case 32 Newborn Screening with a Twist; Case 33 HIV Testing Must Be Routine; Case 34 Re-creating Flu: A Recipe for Disaster; Case 35 Pandemic Influenza Requires Trust in Government Healthcare; Case 36 A Hostile Environment for Environmental Protection Documents.
Case 37 To Quarantine or Not to Quarantine, Is That the Question?; Caution 7: "Do No Harm" Has Become "Care for Yourself"; Case 38 Medicine Is Not a Steel Mill; Case 39 Does Your Doctor Have Skeletons? Good Luck Finding Them; Case 40 Medicine's Dirty Laundry; Case 41 Dr. Koop: Meet Dr. Ethics; Case 42 Organ Donation: Why Isn't There an App for That?; Case 43 Docu-Medical Shows Lack Reality; Caution 8: You Aren't Dead Until Someone Tells You So; Case 44 Redefining Retirement: Beyond Rest and Recreation; Case 45 Medicare Is Going South: What Do We Owe the Aging?
Case 46 The Fight to Die Well: We Will Expect More from Death Than Our Ancestors Did.
How far is too far? 60 cases illustrating modern bioethical dilemmas. Bioethics for Beginners maps the giant dilemmas posed by new technologies and medical choices, using 60 cases taken from our headlines, and from the worlds of medicine and science. This eminently readable book takes it one case at a time, shedding light on the social, economic and legal side of 21st century medicine while giving the reader an informed basis on which to answer personal, practical questions. Unlocking the debate behind the headlines, this book combines clear thinking with the very latest in science and medicine.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.