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Title:
Ethics in an aging society
Author:
Moody, Harry R.
Personal Author:
Publication Information:
Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, [1992]

©1992
Physical Description:
ix, 288 pages ; 24 cm
Language:
English
Contents:
Ethics in an aging society : old answers, new questions -- Bioethics and geriatric health care -- Ethical dilemmas of Alzheimer's disease -- "Rational suicide" on grounds of old age? -- The long good-bye : the ethics of nursing home placement -- Ethical dilemmas in the nursing home -- Acts of intervention -- From informed consent to negotiated consent -- Should we ration health care on grounds of age? -- Generational equity and social insurance -- Intergenerational solidarity -- Conclusion : ethics, aging, and politics as a vocation.
ISBN:
9780801843235
Format :
Book