Navigation Links
Bioethics for Beginners: 60 Cases and Cautions from the Moral Frontier of Healthcare
Date:5/31/2012

Bioethics for Beginners maps the giant dilemmas posed by new technologies and medical choices, using 60 cases taken from our headlines, and from the worlds of medicine and science.

This eminently readable book takes it one case at a time, shedding light on the social, economic and legal side of 21st century medicine while giving the reader an informed basis on which to answer personal, practical questions such as:

  • Should we test and modify our genes?
  • How much is too much in the world of designer food and pets?
  • Should we enhance ourselves and if so, how far beyond our natural abilities?
  • Must we design our children?
  • How long should we plan to live, and how should we think about dying in the 21st Century?

Unlocking the debate behind the headlines, this book combines clear thinking with the very latest from the frontiers of science and medicine, enabling readers to decide for themselves exactly what the scientific future should hold.


'/>"/>

Contact: Michelle Martella
mmartella@wiley.com
781-388-8577
Wiley-Blackwell
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1

Related biology news :

1. Bioethics commission to meet in February in San Francisco
2. Bioethics Commission calls for enhanced federal oversight in new field of synthetic biology
3. 4 essays look at the next generation of bioethics
4. Bioethics beach reading, Summer 2010 edition
5. March of Dimes establishes 2 new perinatal bioethics awards
6. Overcoming Taboos, Myths, and Dogmas in Bioethics
7. Increasing clarity for medics in suspected physical abuse cases
8. MSU researchers show how new viruses evolve, and in some cases, become deadly
9. Researchers show how viruses evolve, and in some cases, become deadly
10. Hypothermia underutilized in cardiac arrest cases treated in US hospitals
11. Specialized courts for environment cases among proposals as law experts mull green governance
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:4/19/2016)... , UAE, April 20, 2016 ... implemented as a compact web-based "all-in-one" system solution for ... biometric fingerprint reader or the door interface with integration ... modern access control systems. The minimal dimensions of the ... readers into the building installations offer considerable freedom of ...
(Date:3/31/2016)...   LegacyXChange, Inc. ... LegacyXChange is excited to release its first ... be launched online site for trading 100% guaranteed authentic ... also provide potential shareholders a sense of the value ... industry that is notorious for fraud. The video is ...
(Date:3/22/2016)... PROVO and SANDY, ... Screening Ontario (NSO), which operates the highest sample volume ... testing, and Tute Genomics and UNIConnect, leaders in clinical ... today announced the launch of a project to establish ... testing panel. NSO has been contracted ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):
(Date:4/28/2016)... , ... April 28, 2016 , ... ... will deliver a talk on its first-in-class technologies for tissue stem cell ... Meeting on RNAiMicroRNA Biology to Reprogramming & CRISPR-based Genome Engineering in Burlington, ...
(Date:4/27/2016)... ... 2016 , ... Cambridge Semantics, the leading provider of Smart Data ... has been named to The Silicon Review’s “20 Fastest Growing Big Data Companies of ... serves the needs of end users facing some of the most complex data challenges ...
(Date:4/27/2016)... ... April 27, 2016 , ... Most consumers ... with fingerprint recognition for secure access, voice recognition for hands-free communication, and facial ... are interacting with biometrics technology today. But if they asked Joey Pritikin, ...
(Date:4/27/2016)... British Virgin Islands (PRWEB) , ... April 27, ... ... Holding Company Ltd. (d/b/a Biohaven) is pleased to announce the appointment of John Tilton ... he was an Executive Director and one of the founding commercial leaders responsible ...
Breaking Biology Technology: