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Title:
Bioethics in the clinic : Hippocratic reflections
Author:
Gillett, Grant, 1950-
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Publication Information:
Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, [2004]

©2004
Physical Description:
xi, 309 pages ; 24 cm
Language:
English
Contents:
The case of the empty head: cultures, values, and bioethics -- Hippocrates's children -- What is medical truth? -- Getting over informed consent -- Listening to the silences -- Surgeons, patients, and unnecessary holes in the head -- When good doctors do bad things -- Is AIDS the postmodern illness? -- Healthy bodies, the medical panoptikon, and alternative medicine -- The endings of life -- Ethics in limbo -- Euthanasia, the pause, and the last rights -- Ethics, embryos, and stem cell research -- Save the life of my child -- Joanna May revisited: the cloning debate.
ISBN:
9780801878435
Format :
Book

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