Ethics and health care : an introduction [E-Book] / John C. Moskop.
Moskop, John C., (author)
Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2016
1 online resource (xi, 376 pages)
Cambridge applied ethics
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Table of Contents:
  • Machine generated contents note: Part I. Ethics in Health Care: Role, History, and Methods: 1. The role of ethics in health care; 2. A brief history of health care ethics and clinical ethics consultation in the United States; 3. Methods of health care ethics; 4. Law and ethics in health care; 5. Culture and ethics in health care; Part II. Moral Foundations of the Therapeutic Relationship: 6. Privacy and confidentiality; 7. Truthfulness; 8. Informed consent to treatment; 9. Surrogate decision-making; 10. Professionalism: responsibilities and privileges; 11. Resource stewardship; Part III. Controversies in Health Care Ethics: Treatment Choices at the Beginning and at the End of Life: 12. Assisted reproductive technologies; 13. Abortion; 14. Maternal-fetal conflict; 15. Advance care planning and advance directives; 16. Moral conflicts in end-of-life care; 17. Medical futility; 18. Aid in dying; Part IV. Ethics in Special Contexts: Biomedical Research, Genetics, and Organ Transplantation: 19. Research on human subjects; 20. The genetic revolution; 21. Organ transplantation.