Pediatric ethics : protecting the interests of children /

This book examines the many ethical issues related to health and health care in children. It describes the field of Pediatric ethics, a unique and important aspect of the discipline of bioethics, the study of moral conduct in health care and the rational process for determining the best course of ac...

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Main Author: Fleischman, Alan R. (Author)
Format: eBook
Published: New York, NY, United States of America : Oxford University Press, [2016]
Online Access:CONNECT
Table of Contents:
  • Children are special : hard questions, hard choices
  • Ethical issues in creating a child
  • Ethical issues in giving birth to a baby
  • Ethical issues in neonatal intensive care
  • Ethical issues in genetic testing and screening in children
  • Ethical issues at the end of life : caring for gravely ill children
  • Ethical issues in general pediatric practice
  • Ethical issues in the care of adolescents
  • Ethical issues in medical and surgical enhancement
  • Ethical issues in research involving children