Catalogue


Ethics and epidemics /
edited by John Balint ... [et al.].
edition
Ist ed.
imprint
Amsterdam ; Boston : Elsevier, 2006.
description
xviii, 253 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
ISBN
0762313110, 9780762313112
format(s)
Book
Holdings
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added author
imprint
Amsterdam ; Boston : Elsevier, 2006.
isbn
0762313110
9780762313112
general note
"Based upon the proceedings of a conference on ethics and epidemics hosted in March 2004 by Albany Medical College and the Graduate College of Union University ..."--Introd.
catalogue key
6328444
 
Includes bibliographical references.
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Summaries
Bowker Data Service Summary
This work is divided into three sections: 'Human Rights, Public Safety and Public Policy', 'Practitioner Responsibilities During Times of Epidemics' and 'Global Dimensions of Epidemics'.
Long Description
The Advances in Bioethics series is devoted to publishing collections of original papers and multi-authored volumes that advance the field of bioethics either by exploring new areas, or by taking new approaches to traditional areas. Although the series is published in English, its scope is international, and manuscripts are welcome from authors throughout the world. *Divided into three sections: Human Rights, Public Safety, and Public Policy; Practitioner Responsibilities During Times of Epidemics; Global Dimensions of Epidemics *Each chapter goes in depth to discuss the issues surrounding the topic in question *Combines a theoretical thought process with practical application
Main Description
The Advances in Bioethics series is devoted to publishing collections of original papers and multi-authored volumes that advance the field of bioethics either by exploring new areas, or by taking new approaches to traditional areas. Although the series is published in English, its scope is international, and manuscripts are welcome from authors throughout the world. Advances in Bioethics is now available online at ScienceDirect full-text online of volumes 6 onwards. Elsevier book series on ScienceDirect gives multiple users throughout an institution simultaneous online access to an important compliment to primary research. Digital delivery ensures users reliable, 24-hour access to the latest peer-reviewed content. The Elsevier book series are compiled and written by the most highly regarded authors in their fields and are selected from across the globe using Elseviers extensive researcher network. For more information about the Elsevier Book Series on ScienceDirect Program, please visit: http://www.info.sciencedirect.com/bookseries/ *The volume adopts a more personal view of bioethics by examining the physician *Discusses character formation, ethics, professional character, and other concepts *Addresses the interpersonal aspects of physicians and the importance of character
Table of Contents
Introduction
Human Rights, Public Safety and Public Policy
Practitioner Responsibilities During Times of Epidemics
Global Dimensions of Epidemics
Epilogue
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