Contemporary Catholic Health Care Ethics

, Second Edition
Georgetown University Press
  • erschienen am 1. April 2013
  • Buch
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  • Softcover
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  • 448 Seiten
978-1-58901-960-7 (ISBN)
This is a comprehensive textbook in Catholic medical ethics that integrates theology and methodology into a detailed examination of bioethical issues of interest to scholars, practitioners, and students.
Second Edition
  • Englisch
  • Washington, DC
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  • USA
  • Für höhere Schule und Studium
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  • US School Grade: From College Freshman to College Graduate Student
  • Überarbeitete Ausgabe
  • Broschur/Paperback
  • Höhe: 253 mm
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  • Breite: 177 mm
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  • Dicke: 29 mm
  • 818 gr
978-1-58901-960-7 (9781589019607)
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David F. Kelly is professor emeritus, Duquesne University. Gerard Magill is Vernon F. Gallagher Chair for the Integration of Science, Theology, Philosophy, and Law, Center for Healthcare Ethics, Duquesne University. Henk ten Have is the director of the Center for Healthcare Ethics, Duquesne University.
Introduction Part I: Theological Basis1. Religion and Health Care2. The Dignity of Human Life3. The Integrity of the Human Person4. The Implications for Health Care5. Theological Principles in Health Care Ethics Part II: Method6. The Levels and Questions of Ethics7. Freedom and the Moral Agent8. Right and Wrong9. Metaethics10. Method in Catholic Medical Ethics11. Catholic Method and Birth Control12. The Principle of Double Effect PART III. Application13. Forgoing Treatment, Pillar One: Ordinary and Extraordinary Means14. Forgoing Treatment, Pillar Two: Killing and Allowing to Die15. Forgoing Treatment, Pillar Three: Decisions by Competent Patients16. Forgoing Treatment, Pillar Three: Decisions for Incompetent Patients17. Forgoing Treatment, Pillar Three: Advance Directives18. Hydration and Nutrition19. Physician-Assisted Suicide and Euthanasia20. Medical Futility21. Pain and Pain Management22. Ethics Committees23. Research Ethics24. Organizational Ethics25. Embryonic Stem Cells and the Beginning of Personhood26. Genetic Engineering: Ethics and Anthropology27. Specific Issues in Genetics28. Allocating Health Care Resources29. The Use and Misuse of the Allocation Argument30. Global Bioethics Glossary Cases Cited References Index
Far outpaces other texts of its kind in its excellent presentation of the legal and scientific aspects related to medical ethics. Health Progress Provides a mixture of medical and religious wisdom that helps explain how and why the Catholic healthcare establishment arrives at its conclusions. Conscience

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