Table of Contents

Part 1: Ethical and legal background: Reasoning about ethics. Ethics and legal background. Three core concepts in medical ethics - best interests, autonomy and rights. An introduction to law. Doctors, patients and professions.

Part 2. Specific topics. Consent. Confidentiality. Genetics. Reproductive medicine. Children. Mental disorder. End of life. Resource allocation. Research. Disease, disability and human enhancement.

Useful web resources in medical ethics and law.

Details

No. of pages:
294
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2008
Published:
Imprint:
Churchill Livingstone
Print ISBN:
9780443103377
Electronic ISBN:
9780702050787