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Bioethics in Canada / edited by Charles Weijer, Anthony Skelton, Samantha Brennan.

Weijer, Charles. (Added Author). Skelton, Anthony. (Added Author). Brennan, Samantha. (Added Author).
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Location: IAHS STACKS R724 .B562 2013
Barcode: 30731101225088
Status: Available

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780195440157
  • ISBN: 0195440153
  • Physical Description: xvii, 310 pages
  • Publisher: Don Mills, Ont. : Oxford University Press, ©2013.

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Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
1. Conception and embryos -- 2. Fetuses -- 3. Procreation and child rearing -- 4. Adults and decision-making -- 5. Conflict about appropriate treatment -- 6. Equipoise and clinical research -- 7. Justice and access to health care -- 8. Obligations to the global poor -- 9. Assisted suicide and euthanasia -- 10. Defining death -- 11. Harvesting organs from the dead -- 12. Bioethics in a pluralistic society -- 13. What is disease? -- 14. Public health -- 15. Research on non-human animals -- 16. Neuoenhancement -- 17. Sexual justice and health care.
Summary, etc.:
This comprehensive introduction to bioethical issues emphasizes Canadian policies, issues, and scholars. Using the human lifespan as an organizing narrative, Bioethics in Canada explores ethical theories through a diverse selection of readings discussing traditional and cutting-edge topics in the field.
Subject: Bioethics > Canada > Textbooks
Medical ethics > Canada > Textbooks
Bioethics.
Ethics, Medical.
Canada.
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