Johnson, Schwartz, Gatter, and Pendo's Bioethics and Law in a Nutshell, 2d

Imprint
West Academic Publishing
ISBN-13
9781683283256
Primary Subject
Health-Bioethics
Format
eBook
Copyright
2016
Series
Nutshells
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Description

This book provides a concise analysis of areas in which the law has addressed issues in bioethics. Topics include assisted reproductive techniques and family-making, limitations on reproduction (including abortion, contraception and sterilization), the role of ethical and religious beliefs of health care professionals, the definition of death, end-of-life decision-making (including physician assisted death), genetics, research involving human subjects (including issues related to conflicts of interest), stem cell research, organ transplantation, and other emerging topics. The book provides an excellent introduction to the process of ethics decision-making as well as useful support for students.