The Ethics of Environmentally Responsible Health Care

Oxford University Press (2004)
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This book shows how environmental decline relates to human health and to health care practices in the U.S. and other industrialized countries. It outlines the environmental trends that will strongly affect health, and challenges us to see the connections between ways of practicing medicine and the very environmental problems that damage ecosystems and make people sick. In addition to philosophical analysis of the converging values of bioethics and envrionmental ethics, the book offers case studies as well as a number of practical suggestions for moving health care toward sustainability.
Keywords Medical ethics  Environmental health Moral and ethical aspects  Bioethics  Environmentally induced diseases Moral and ethical aspects
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Call number R725.5.P547 2004
ISBN(s) 0195139038   9780195139037
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