Medical Ethics

An  Online   Textbook    

Philip A. Pecorino, Ph.D.

Professor of Philosophy,

Queensborough Community College,

 The City University of New York

       Table of Contents
Dedication
Acknowledgements
Preface
How to Read this Text
Chapter 1 Introduction
Chapter 2 Ethical Traditions
Chapter 3 The Moral Climate of Health Care
Chapter 4 Professionalism, Elitism and Health Care
Chapter 5 Ethics and Nursing
Chapter 6 Rights, Truth and Consent
Chapter 7 Human Experimentation
Chapter 8  Abortion
Chapter 9 Severely Impaired Newborns, Futility and Infanticide
Chapter 10 Care of the Dying
Chapter 11 Deliberate Termination of Life and Physician Assisted Suicide: Aid in Dying
Chapter 12 Genetics: Intervention, Control and Research
Chapter 13 Reproduction: Assistance and Control Issues
Chapter 14 Ethnicity, Race and Gender Issues
Chapter 15 HIV and AIDS: Related Issues
Chapter 16 The Allocation of Resources: Scarcity and Triage
Chapter 17 A Claim of a Right to Health Care
Written Assignments
Discussion Topics
Bibliography and Online Resources
Links to Reference Works
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