Table of contents for Biomedical ethics / by Walter Glannon.
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Each chapter opens with an Introduction and ends with a Conclusion and Further Reading.
Chapter 1. History and Theories
The Need for Theories
Consequentialism and Deontology
Virtue Ethics and Feminist Ethics
Communitarianism and Liberalism
The Rejection of Theories: Casuistry and Cultural Relativism
Chapter 2. The Patient-Doctor Relationship
What Sort of Doctors Do We Need?
Chapter 3. Medical Research on Humans
Design of Clinical Trials
Equipoise, Randomization, and Placebos
Problems with Consent
Protections and Justice
Chapter 4. Reproductive Rights and Technologies
The Moral Status of Embryos
Chapter 5. Genetics
Genetic Testing and Screening
Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis
Chapter 6. Medical Decisions at the End of Life
Withdrawing and Withholding Treatment
Euthanasia and Physician-Assisted Suicide
Chapter 7. Allocating Scarce Medical Resources
Two-Tiered Health Care
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