The Resource Am I my brother's keeper? : the ethical frontiers of biomedicine, Arthur L. Caplan

Am I my brother's keeper? : the ethical frontiers of biomedicine, Arthur L. Caplan

Label
Am I my brother's keeper? : the ethical frontiers of biomedicine
Title
Am I my brother's keeper?
Title remainder
the ethical frontiers of biomedicine
Statement of responsibility
Arthur L. Caplan
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
The author discusses "some of the most pressing issues in medical ethics today--including doctor-assisted suicide, gene therapy, fetal research, access to health care," and cloning.--Jacket
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
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Caplan, Arthur L
Dewey number
174/.2
Index
index present
LC call number
R724
LC item number
.C337 1997
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
NLM call number
  • 1998 F-505
  • W 50
NLM item number
C244ia 1997
Series statement
Medical ethics series
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Medical ethics
  • Bioethics
  • Ethics, Medical
  • Medical ethics
  • Medizinische Ethik
  • Aufsatzsammlung
Label
Am I my brother's keeper? : the ethical frontiers of biomedicine, Arthur L. Caplan
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Instantiates
Publication
Note
APPE gift.
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 221-235) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
pt. 1. Research, experimentation, and innovation: And baby makes--moral muddles -- The intrusion of evil, the use of data from unethical medical experiments -- Have a heart? The ethical lessons of the development of the total artificial heart -- "What a long, strange trip it's been," the debate over the use of fetal tissue for transplantation research -- pt. 2. Starting and stopping medical treatment for the very young and very old: Hard cases make bad law, the legacy of the Baby Doe controversy -- Analogies to the Holocaust and contemporary bioethical disputes about assisted suicide and euthanasia --Will Dr. Kevorkian kill hospice? -- Odds and ends -- No sale: markets, organs, and tissues -- Is the use of animal organs for transplants immoral? -- Am I my brother's keeper? Ethics and the use of living donors -- pt. 4. Health policy: Dead as a doornail -- sinners, saints, and access to health care -- The ethics of gatekeepers -- pt. 5. What is your doctor trying to do to you? Who says you're sick? -- Curing what ails the medical model -- If gene therapyis the cure, what's the disease? -- What's wrong with eugenics? -- Do not copy without permission
Extent
1 online resource (xiii, 241 pages)
Form of item
online
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)45842535
Label
Am I my brother's keeper? : the ethical frontiers of biomedicine, Arthur L. Caplan
Link
Publication
Note
APPE gift.
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 221-235) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
pt. 1. Research, experimentation, and innovation: And baby makes--moral muddles -- The intrusion of evil, the use of data from unethical medical experiments -- Have a heart? The ethical lessons of the development of the total artificial heart -- "What a long, strange trip it's been," the debate over the use of fetal tissue for transplantation research -- pt. 2. Starting and stopping medical treatment for the very young and very old: Hard cases make bad law, the legacy of the Baby Doe controversy -- Analogies to the Holocaust and contemporary bioethical disputes about assisted suicide and euthanasia --Will Dr. Kevorkian kill hospice? -- Odds and ends -- No sale: markets, organs, and tissues -- Is the use of animal organs for transplants immoral? -- Am I my brother's keeper? Ethics and the use of living donors -- pt. 4. Health policy: Dead as a doornail -- sinners, saints, and access to health care -- The ethics of gatekeepers -- pt. 5. What is your doctor trying to do to you? Who says you're sick? -- Curing what ails the medical model -- If gene therapyis the cure, what's the disease? -- What's wrong with eugenics? -- Do not copy without permission
Extent
1 online resource (xiii, 241 pages)
Form of item
online
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)45842535

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