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Priorities in biomedical ethics / by James F. Childress.

1st ed.. Philadelphia : Westminster Press, [1981] .
ISBN 0664243681, 9780664243685

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Subjects Bioethics.
Ethics, Medical.
Éthique médicale.
Medical ethics.
Medische ethiek.
Medizinische Ethik.
Description 143 pages ; 21 cm
Copyright Date [1981]
Notes Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents 1. Paternalism and the patient's right to decide : Professional paternalism/patient autonomy ; What is paternalism? ; What is wrong with paternalism? ; When is paternalism justified? ; Procedures and symbols -- 2. To live or let die : How is death brought about? ; Why allow patients to die? ; Who decides? ; At what cost? -- 3. Human subjects in research : Models of ethical reflection ; Criteria of ethically justified research ; Informed consent ; Hard cases for the consent requirement ; Compensation for injured research subjects -- 4. Allocating health care resources : Issues in allocation ; Health care vs. other social goals ; Prevention vs. rescue or crisis medicine ; Competition for scarce medical resources -- 5. The art of technology assessment : Technology, assessment and control ; Theological convictions ; Principles and values in technology assessment ; Limiting principles ; Process ; Temporal perspective.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)7197146
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WorldCat Identities Childress, James F.
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