* Presents students with the major moral theories, the relevance of medical ethics and the tensions faced by existing regulatory structures and the system of medical care * Provides a framework to enable students to understand the breadth of positions on questions of medical ethics * Uses a clear conceptual framework to tie together the ethical and contextual issues raised throughout the work * Aids understanding with clear conclusions to each chapter which summarise the key legal principles raised * Combines detailed legal exposition with philosophical discussion derived from moral theory and is tailored to the needs of those without philosophical training
Table of Contents
Introduction. The Provision of Medical Care. Medical Practice. Reproductive Medicine. Research, Experimentation and Genetics. Transplantation. The End of Life. Conclusion.