Moral Dilemmas in Modern Medicine
Michael Lockwood (ed.)
Oxford University Press (1985)
|Abstract||The moral dilemmas raised by modern medicine are no longer the concerns of doctors alone, but are the subject of intense public debate. Test-tube babies, the mechanical prolongation of life, the prescription of contraceptive pills to underage girls, the nontreatment of handicapped newborns--these issues generate widespread discussion throughout society. In this book, well-known experts address these concerns from philosophical, medical, and legal points of view. Clearly written and thought-provoking, these essays will contribute to the understanding of contemporary moral thinking and medical practice, and will inform public debate.|
|Keywords||Medical ethics Ethics, Medical|
|Call number||R724.M673 1985|
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