Distinguished ethics professors Veatch and Flack have teamed up to offer this remarkable collection of case studies based on the actual experiences of practicing allied health personnel in various fields.
Table of Contents
Introduction: Four Questions of Ethics. PART I: ETHICS AND VALUES IN ALLIED HEALTH. 1. Values in Health and Illness. 2. What Is the Source of Moral Judgments? PART II: ETHICAL PRINCIPLES IN ALLIED HEALTH. 3. Benefiting the Client and Others. 4. Justice. 5. Autonomy. 6. Veracity. 7. Fidelity. 8. Avoidance of Killing. PART III: SPECIAL PROBLEM AREAS. 9. Abortion, Sterilization, and Contraception. 10. Genetics, Birth, and the Biological Revolution. 11. Mental Health and Behavior Control. 12. Experimen-tation on Human Subjects. 13. Consent and the Right to Refuse Treatment. 14. Death and Dying. Appendix: Allied Health Code of Ethics. Glossary of Terms.