- This new book critically examines the core ethical questions at the heart of disputes about medical treatment for children.
- The contents review prominent cases of disagreement from the UK and internationally and analyse some of the distinctive and challenging features around treatment disputes in the 21st century.
- The book proposes a radical new framework for future cases of disagreement around the care of gravely ill people.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1: The Charlie Gard case
Chapter 2: Futility
Chapter 3: Best interests
Chapter 4: Resources
Chapter 5: Research
Chapter 6: Parents
Agreeing to disagree
Chapter 7: Dissensus and value pluralism
Chapter 8: Embracing disagreement
Chapter 9: Learning from Charlie Gard
Appendix 1: Savulescu's view
Appendix 2: Wilkinson's view
- No. of pages: 192
- Language: English
- Copyright: © Elsevier 2018
- Published: August 5, 2018
- Imprint: Elsevier
- eBook ISBN: 9780702077821
- Paperback ISBN: 9780702077814