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Cambridge University Press

Pediatric Bioethics

Pediatric Bioethics

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This volume offers a theoretical and practical overview of the ethics of pediatric medicine. It serves as a fundamental handbook and resource for pediatricians, nurses, residents in training, graduate students, and practitioners of ethics and healthcare policy. Written by a team of leading experts, Pediatric Bioethics addresses those difficult ethical questions concerning the clinical and academic practice of pediatrics, including an approach to recognizing boundaries when confronted with issues such as end of life care, life-sustaining treatment, extreme prematurity, pharmacotherapy, and research. Thorny topics such as what constitutes best interests, personhood, or distributive justice and public health concerns such as immunization and newborn genetic screening are also addressed.

Author: Geoffrey Miller
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Published: 12/01/2009
Pages: 304
Binding Type: Paperback
Weight: 0.90lbs
Size: 8.90h x 5.90w x 0.80d
ISBN: 9780521135948

About the Author
Miller, Geoffrey: - Geoffrey Miller is Professor of Pediatrics and Neurology at the Yale University School of Medicine. A member of the Yale Bioethics Center and the Child Neurology Society Bioethics Committee, he is author of Extreme Prematurity: Practices, Bioethics, and the Law and editor of the books Static Encephalopathies of Infancy and Childhood and The Cerebral Palsies: Causes, Consequences and Management.

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