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Bioethics in the clinic : Hippocratic reflections / Grant R. Gillett.

  • Gillett, Grant, 1950-
[2004], ©2004
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Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, [2004], ©2004.

Physical description

xi, 309 pages ; 24 cm

Bibliographic information

Includes bibliographical references (p. [297]-306) and index.


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.


  • English

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    WB60 2004G47b
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