Case analysis in clinical ethics


Ashcroft, Richard, Lucassen, Anneke, Parker, Michael and Widdershoven, Guy (eds.) (2005) Case analysis in clinical ethics, Cambridge, GB, Cambridge University Press, 262pp.

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Case Analysis in Clinical Ethics is an eclectic review from a team of leading ethicists covering the main methods for analysing ethical problems in modern medicine. Anneke Lucassen, a clinician, begins by presenting an ethically challenging genetics case drawn from her clinical experience. It is then analysed from different theoretical points of view. Each ethicist takes a particular approach, illustrating it in action and giving the reader a basic grounding in its central elements. Each chapter can be read on its own, but comparison between them gives the reader a sense of how far methodology in medical ethics matters, and how different theoretical starting points can lead to different practical conclusions. At the end, Anneke Lucassen gives a clinician's response to the various ethical methods described.

Item Type: Book
ISBNs: 9780521543156 (paperback)
0521543150 (paperback)
9780521835497 (hardback)
0521835496 (hardback)
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Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BJ Ethics
R Medicine > RA Public aspects of medicine > RA1001 Forensic Medicine. Medical jurisprudence. Legal medicine
Divisions: University Structure - Pre August 2011 > School of Medicine > Cancer Sciences
ePrint ID: 189575
Date Deposited: 02 Jun 2011 15:12
Last Modified: 27 Mar 2014 19:42
URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/189575

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