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Title Medical ethics [electronic resource] / Noël Merino, book editor.
Publication Info. Detroit : Greenhaven Press, c2011.

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 Libraries Electronic Books  ELECTRONIC BOOK-Opposing Viewpoints In Context    AVAIL. ONLINE
Description 222 p. ; 23 cm.
Series Opposing Viewpoints In Context
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 199-204) and index.
Contents ch. 1. What ethics should guide the health care system? Overview : the health care system / Public Agenda -- Rationing health care is ethical and necessary / Peter Singer -- Health care rationing should not be justified by unethical beliefs / Raymond Dennehy -- Universal health care provided by the government is morally required / New Republic -- Government intervention in health care is immoral and impractical / Lin Zinser, Paul Hsieh -- Health care is a right, not a privilege / Bernie Sanders -- ch. 2. What ethics should guide organ transplants? Overview : organ transplantation / The Gift of a Lifetime -- The sale of kidneys for transplantation is ethical / Cord Jefferson -- Charity, not money, should guide kidney transplantation / Gerald D. Coleman -- Individuals should become organ donors to stop organ sales / William Saletan -- A system of presumed consent is not a good way to increase available organs / Gilbert Meilaender -- ch. 3. Are reproductive technologies ethical? Overview : reproductive ethics / Marcia Clemmitt -- Unmarried individuals and homosexuals should have access to reproductive technologies / Ethics Committee of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine -- Surrogacy can be an ethical solution to infertility / Sudesh Kumar -- Fertility doctors are in no position to consider children's well-being / Josephine Johnston -- Unmarried individuals and homosexuals do not have a right to reproductive technologies / Jennifer Roback Morse -- Outsourced surrogacy is a form of exploitation / Nayantara Mallya -- Fertility doctors must consider children's well-being / Thomas H. Murray -- ch. 4. Is it ethical for doctors to end life? Overview : end-of-life issues / Public Agenda -- The right to die necessitates assistance from physicians / Jacob M. Appel -- It is ethical for doctors to participate in death penalty executions / Dudley Sharp -- Doctors must respect the autonomy of pregnant women regarding abortion / Howard Minkoff, Lynn M. Paltrow -- Doctors and nurses should never take part in euthanasia / Jean Echlin -- There is no humane way of performing death penalty executions / PLoS Medicine Editors -- It is ethical for doctors to refuse to perform abortion / Daniel Allott, Matt Bowman.
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Subject Medical ethics.
Added Author Merino, Noël.
Opposing Viewpoints In Context
ISBN 9780737749151 (hc)
0737749156 (hc)
9780737749168 (pbk.)
0737749164 (pbk.)
OCLC # sseb_ssj0000919618
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