Find thousands of books, manuscripts, visual materials and unpublished archives from our collections, many of them with free online access.

Biomedical ethics : a multidisciplinary approach to moral issues in medicine and biology / edited by David Steinberg.

Date
[2007], ©2007
  • Books

About this work

Publication/Creation

Hanover ; London : University Press of New England, [2007], ©2007.

Physical description

xv, 380 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm

Notes

"An anthology from the Lahey Clinic journal Medical ethics"--Cover.

Bibliographic information

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Contents

pt. 1. The nature of biomedical ethics -- Introduction : the nature of biomedical ethics / David Steinberg -- Bioethics : then and now / Allan M. Brandt -- Bioethics : then and now / Albert R. Jonsen -- The nature of morality / Jerome Kagan -- The nature of morality : the category of bad acts / Richard A. Shweder -- The biological basis of morality / David Sloan Wilson -- The amoral roots of morality / David Haig -- Religion and the public discourse of bioethics / Laurie Zoloth -- Religion and bioethics / Daniel Callahan -- Feminist approaches to bioethics / Rosemarie Tong -- Feminist approaches to bioethics / Gilbert Meilaender -- Bioethics in culturally diverse societies / Leigh Turner -- Bioethics in culturally diverse societies / Bernard Gert --
pt. 2. The power of language -- Introduction : the power of language / David Steinberg -- The total artificial heart : is paying for it immoral and stopping it murder? / Robert M. Veatch -- The total artificial heart and the morality of killing / David Steinberg -- Is this incest? / Arthur P. Wolf -- Embryo adoption / Sarah-Vaughan Brakman -- The politics of embryo transfer / Mary Anderlik Majumder -- Defending challenges to the concept of "brain death" / James L. Bernat -- The concept of brain death / Michael A. Devita, Robert M. Arnold -- An ethical framework for fetal research / Frank A. Chervenak, Laurence B. McCullough -- Ethics and fetal research / Sidney Callahan -- Transgenderism / Norman Spack -- Beyond the medical model of gender dysphoria to morphological self-determination / James L. Hughes --
pt. 3. Novel technologies -- Introduction : novel technologies / David Steinberg -- Cloning human beings / Dan W. Brock -- Commentary on human cloning / Ruth Macklin -- Cloning human beings / Daniel Callahan -- Ethical issues of egg donation / Sharon Steinberg -- Consent and uncertainty in egg donation / John A. Robertson -- A lesbian couple who both want a biologic link to their offspring / Cynthia B. Cohen -- Social and ethical challenges of prenatal diagnosis / Diane Beeson -- Prenatal diagnosis / Peter Singer -- Preimplantation genetic diagnosis : beginning a long conversation / Erik Parens, Thomas H. Murray -- Heating up the conversation? / Paul Lauritzen -- Genetic enhancement : a conceptual and ethical challenge for gene therapy regulation / Eric T. Juengst -- Genetic enhancement / Glenn McGee -- Genetically modified organisms / Daniel Magnus -- Reason and repugnance / Daniel Callahan -- Human gene banks / Garrath Williams -- Are human gene banks worth it? / Jon F. Merz -- Implantable brain chips : ethical and policy issues / Ellen M. McGee, Gerald Q. Maguire, Jr. -- Implantable brain chips, will they change who we are? / Daniel C. Dennett -- The fight over how to allocate livers / Robert M. Veatch -- Equity in liver allocation / Dan W. Brock --
pt. 4. In the clinical arena -- Introduction : in the clinical arena / David Steinberg -- The value of an ethics consultation / David Ozar -- Who does the ethics consultation serve? / Robert D. Orr -- Should I lie to the insurance company? / James E. Sabin -- Conflicting advance directives / David Goldblatt -- What information should be disclosed to patients? / David Steinberg -- The characteristics of information and avoiding surprises / Heather J. Gert -- The man who wouldn't be shocked / John A. Balint -- The case of the unresponsive hermit / Dan W. Brock -- Live organ donation : determining the mental age of consent / Stuart J. Youngner -- A time for reflection / Joseph J. Fins -- Let my wife bleed to death / Paul S. Appelbaum -- A teenager's refusal of assent for treatment / Nuala P. Kenny -- Can an HIV-positive woman be forced to take medicine to protect her fetus? / Mandy Garber, Susan C. Hunt, Robert M. Arnold -- Ethics for astronauts / Walter M. Robinson -- Bioethics in space / Paul Root Wolpe -- When the school bus driver is a drinker / Stuart J. Youngner -- Should a clinical trial coordinator blow the whistle? / Howard Brody -- Do physicians overtreat the seriously ill? / James L. Bernat -- Reply : do physicians overtreat the seriously ill? / George J. Annas -- Is terminal sedation really euthanasia? / Robert M. Taylor -- My mother was a fighter / Gary S. Fischer, Robert M. Arnold -- Rational suicide and the terminally ill / Susan D. Block -- Rational but wrong / Hebert Hendin -- Euthanasia for existential reasons / G.K. Kimsma -- How much suffering is enough? / Timothy Quill -- Managing cross-cultural conflicts in the doctor-patient relationship / Robert A. Pearlman -- Should this 96-year-old woman be allowed to die? / Xiuyun Yin, Benfu Li, Yali Cong -- I can't watch this baby die inside me / Frank A. Chervenak, Laurence B. McCullough -- Family demand for futile treatment / Lawrence J. Schneiderman -- Does anyone actually invoke their hospital futility policy? / Jeffrey Burns -- Posthumous sperm retrieval / Alexander Morgan Capron -- Must multiorgan donors be brain dead? / Robert D. Orr -- Should a PVS patient be a live organ donor? / Lainie Friedman Ross --
pt. 5. Ethics and the law -- Introduction : ethics and the law / David Steinberg -- Keeping genetic secrets / Leonard H. Glantz -- Rights and responsibilities of gamete donors / Jane Greenlaw -- Pregnant women and their fetuses : legal and ethical issues / Jane Greenlaw -- The human chimera patent initiative / Stuart A. Newman -- The Wendland case : on families and fantasies / Lawrence J. Nelson -- The Texas "futility" procedure : no such thing as a fairy-tale ending / Anne L. Flamm -- Legal pitfalls of cybermedicine / Nicolas Terry -- Contracting for healthcare quality / Francis H. Miller -- Who should capture the value of donated tissue? / Robert A. Katz -- The controversy over recovered memories / Thomas Gutheil -- Behavioral genetics : can we prevent crimes before they are committed? / Maxwell J. Mehlman -- Traumatic brain injury and criminal responsibility / William J. Winslade -- Maternal infanticide and the insanity defense / Margaret Spinelli -- Informed consent for stem cell research using frozen embryos / Dena S. Davis -- Financial interests and research protections : can they coexist? / Rebecca Dresser -- Governmental bioethics commissions : the nature of the beast / Alexander Morgan Capron --
pt. 6. Ethics and the humanities -- Wrongful death : a memoir / Sandra M. Gilbert, David Steinberg -- The doctor stories / Richard Selzer, Catherine Belling -- "End of the line : depression and burnout in Ward No. 6" / Jack Coulehan -- "Million dollar boo-boo" / David Goldblatt -- The spirit catches you and you fall down / Anne Fadiman, David Steinberg -- How we die / Sherwin B. Nuland, Andrew G. Villaneuva -- The sweet hereafter / Russell Banks, Delese Wear -- The diagnosis / Alan Lightman, James L. Bernat -- An unquiet mind / Kay Redfield Jamison, David Steinberg -- Darkness visible : a memoir of madness / William Styron, David Wykes -- Conquering schizophrenia : a father, his son and a medical breakthrough / Peter Wyden, David Steinberg -- Wit : a play / Margaret Edson, Lois LaCivita Nixon -- Travels with the wolf : a story of chronic illness / Melissa Anne Goldstein, Jack Coulehan -- Death of the good doctor : lessons from the heart of the AIDS epidemic / Kate Scannell, Felice Aull -- His brother's keeper : a story from the edge of medicine / Jonathan Weiner, Richard M. Ratzan -- The tyranny of the normal : an anthology / edited by Carol Donley, Sheryl Buckley, David Steinberg -- Dirty pretty things : a narrative frame for black market organ sale / Steven Knight, directed by Stephen Fears, Lois LaCivita Nixon.

Languages

  • English


Where to find it

  • LocationStatus
    Medical Collection
    WB60 2007B61
    Open shelves

Permanent link


Identifiers

ISBN

  • 9781584656432
  • 1584656433