The Law and Ethics of Medicine

The Law and Ethics of Medicine

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The principle of the sanctity of life is key to the law governing medical practice and professional medical ethics. It is also widely misunderstood. This book clarifies the principle and considers how it influences the law governing abortion; 'test-tube' babies; euthanasia; feeding patients in persistent vegetative states; and palliative treatment.Essays on the Inviolability of Human Life John Keown ... gives a thorough account of its application to vexed issues such as research on human embryos in vitro, 1 abortion, 2 and euthanasia? ... 1994); G Grisez and J Boyle, Lya#39;e and Death with Liberty and Justice (University of Notre Dame Press, 1979): FJ Fitzpatrick, Ethicsanbsp;...

Title:The Law and Ethics of Medicine
Author:John Keown
Publisher:Oxford University Press on Demand - 2012-04-26


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