Journals Higher Education



Published: 05 September 2016

256 Pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780199354474

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Pediatric Ethics

Protecting the Interests of Children

Alan R. Fleischman, M.D.

  • Describes the field of Pediatric ethics, a unique and important aspect of the discipline of bioethics
  • Written in accessible language intended for students in pediatrics and ethics, as well as for practicing clinicians, and interested families
  • Each chapter has case examples to illustrate the real life concerns of patients, families, and clinicians, and suggested additional readings
  • Addresses ethical issues concerning adolescents, research ethics as it relates to children, issues concerning genetic testing, screening and biobanking, and surgical and medical enhancement of children, among other issues

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