Contemporary Issues in Biomedical Ethics


Contemporary Issues in Biomedical Ethics

DAVIS, John W.; HOFFMASTER, Barry; SHORTEN, Sarah (eds.)

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Topics: rights and moral decisions; issues in genetics; the role of the physician; informed consent and paternalism; professional responsibility. Specific subjects within these topics include: killing and letting die; the death of the Hippocratic tradition; involuntary commitment of the mentally ill. Index.

Publication Info

  • Publisher: The Humana Press
  • Edition: n/a
  • Date Published: 1978
  • Place Published: Clifton, NJ
  • ISBN: n/a


  • Condition: Very good +
  • Signed: No
  • Dust Jacket: Yes
  • Jacket Condition: Very good
  • Details:
    Contemporary Issues in Biomedicine, Ethics, and Society. Papers delivered at the Coloquium on Biomedical Ethics held at University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, October 27-30, 1977. xxvii, 300 p. 24 cm. Green cloth in dustjacket. Jacket spine is faded and there are small tears to edges. Ink signature on front free endpaper. Pencil marks in margins.

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