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
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
Search Engine for this Text-Site

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