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Published: 01 February 2019

168 Pages | 18 black and white images

6.9 x 4.4 inches

ISBN: 9780198815600

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Medical Ethics: A Very Short Introduction

Second Edition

Tony Hope and Michael Dunn

Very Short Introductions

  • Covers a wide range of the contemporary issues in medical ethics
  • Explains the 'tools' of ethical reasoning
  • Discusses the social uses and abuses of medical ethics worldwide
  • Shows how medical ethics supports health professionals in their decision-making
  • Considers the impact of pressure groups, activism, and the media on the ethical issues at the heart of medicine
  • Part of the Very Short Introductions series - over nine million copies sold worldwide