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CONTENTS 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.