Medicine unbound : the human body and the limits of medical intervention / edited by Robert H. Blank, Andrea L. Bonnicksen.

[1994], ©1994
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New York ; Chichester, West Sussex : Columbia University Press, [1994], ©1994.

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ix, 287 pages ; 23 cm.


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What is the "inviolability of persons"? / Carson Strong -- The substrata of biomedical policy : dichotomies in somatic technology / Lynton Keith Caldwell -- The Church and the restructuring of humans / Albert S. Moraczewski -- Postmodernity and limits on the human body : libertarianism by default / H. Tristram Engelhardt, Jr., and Kevin Wm. Wildes -- A tortuous dilemma : maternal inviolability versus fetal medicine / Clifford Grobstein -- Fetal interventions : the biomedical politics of maternal/fetal rights / Cynthia R. Daniels -- Our most important product / George J. Annas -- The prospect of human genetic engineering / Robert L. Sinsheimer -- Manipulating human life : is there no end to it? / Daniel Callahan -- On the road to someday : a personal journey / Andrew H. Malcolm -- Limits and possibilities : the patient self-determination act / Elizabeth L. McCloskey -- Advance directives as instruments of moral persuasion / Robert F. Weir -- Proposed clinical criteria for physician-assisted suicide / Timothy E. Quill, Christine K. Cassel, and Diane E. Meier -- California proposition 161 : physician-assisted death-terminal condition-initiative statute -- Euthanasia as power and empowerment / David C. Thomasma -- Managing the unmanageable : the case against euthanasia / Carlos F. Gomez -- The changing role of the physician in the care of the dying / Robert J. Miller -- Physician-assisted dying : the conflict with fundamental principles of American law / David Orentlicher -- AIDS and empowerment : the ethical issues / James A. Serafini.

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