Table of contents for Classic cases in medical ethics : accounts of the cases that have shaped and define medical ethics / Gregory Pence.

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Classic Cases in Medical Ethics
Section I: Classic Cases about Death and Dying
Chapter 1: Requests to Die: Elizabeth Bouvia and Larry McAfee Chapter 2: Comas: 
Karen Quinlan, Nancy Cruzan & Tern Schiavo Chapter 3: Physician-Assisted Dying: 
Oregon's Legalization
Section II: Classic Cases about the Beginnings of Human Life
Chapter 4: Abortion: The Trial of Kenneth Edelin
Chapter 5: Assisted Reproduction: Louise Brown and Beyond
Chapter 6: Battles over Stem Cells and Embryos
Chapter 7: Reproductive Cloning
Chapter 8 Letting Impaired Newborns Die: The Baby Doe Cases
Section III Interlude for Ethical Theory
Chapter 9: Ethical Theories in Medical Ethics
Section IV: Classic Cases about Research.
Chapter 10: Animal Subjects: The Philadelphia Primate Study
Chapter 11: Human Subjects: The Tuskegee Syphilis Study
Chapter 12: Desires to Be First: Hand, Heart, & Face Transplants; Artificial Hearts and 
Separating Conjoined Twins
Chapter 13: The God Committee; Problems of Just Allocation of Organs
Chapter 14:Using One Baby to Help Another: Baby Fae and Baby Theresa
Section V: Classic Cases about Individual Rights versus the Public Good
Chapter 15: Involuntary Psychiatric Commitment: Joyce Brown
Chapter 16: Ethical Issues and Genetic Diseases: The Challenge of Diabetes
Chapter 17: Preventing the Global Spread of AIDS
Chapter 18: Ethics & Financing Medicine: AmeriCare

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Medical ethics -- Case studies.
Bioethical Issues -- United States.
Ethics, Medical -- history -- United States.
Ethics, Clinical -- history -- United States.
History, 20th Century -- United States.
Patient Rights -- legislation & jurisprudence -- United States.
Social Justice -- ethics -- United States.