Principles of biomedical ethics

TitlePrinciples of biomedical ethics
Publication TypeBook
Year of Publication2008
AuthorsBeauchamp, TL, Childress, JF
Edition6th ed.
Pagination432 p.
PublisherOxford University Press
Place PublishedNew York
Publication Languageeng
ISBN Number9780195335705
Accession Number3942487
Keywordsethics , Ethics, , ethics.; , Medical , Medical.
AbstractA foundational text of biomedical ethics, this book provides a highly insightful and practical guide to morality in the health professions. The authors discuss the four principles that like at the core of moral reasoning in the health professions (respect for autonomy, non maleficence, beneficence, and justice) and use detailed case studies to demonstrate how these principles can be applied to various conflicts and dilemmas.
Notes9302439024 cm.Includes bibliographical references and index.
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