Journals Higher Education



Published: 02 December 2004

170 Pages | 26 halftones, 4 line illus.

4-1/2 x 7 inches

ISBN: 9780192802828

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Medical Ethics: A Very Short Introduction

Tony Hope

Very Short Introductions

  • Offers a short and accessible introduction and an invaluable tool with which to think about the ethical values that lie at the heart of medicine
  • Deals with thorny moral issues, including euthanasia and the morality of killing
  • Explores political questions, such as how we can make sure health care resources are distributed fairly
  • Each chapter in the book considers a different issue, for example, genetics, modern reproductive technologies, resource allocation, mental health, and medical research