Ethics of Health Care: A Guide for Clinical Practice (3rd edition)

Ethics of Health Care: A Guide for Clinical Practice (3rd edition)

By: John Groves (author), Raymond S. Edge (author)Paperback

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Ethics of Health Care: A Guide for Clinical Practice, 3E is designed to guide health care students and practitioners through a wide variety of areas involving ethical controversies. It provides a background in value development and ethical theories, including numerous real-life examples to stimulate discussion and thought.

About Author

Professor Raymond S. Edge, EdD, RRT is the author of several textbooks on health care ethics and law. During an academic career extending over three decades, he served as a dean and full professor at several major universities where in addition to teaching and administrative duties, he established faculty and student educational exchange programs with the People's Republic of China and traveled and lectured extensively in that nation. Since retiring from university teaching and administration, he has pursued his passion for regional history and culture, completing a three-book archeological fiction series based on actual Mississippi River sites and artifacts. His 2015 S: MEMOIR OF AN ICONIC GENTLEMAN recently won a silver book award in the category of best seasonal book. Professor J. Randall Groves, PhD is a professor of humanities at Ferris State University. He teaches a variety of courses including Ethics, Intro to Humanities, Eastern Religion, Western Religion, Comparative Civilization, Philosophy of Mind, Political Philosophy, Chinese Religion and Philosophy, Hinduism, Buddhism, Film and Popular Culture. His special interests are the Philosophy of World Cultural History and Comparative Civilizations. He also plays jazz guitar. His publications include AN INTRODUCTION TO HEALTH CARE ETHICS, Comparative Philosophy Mind, Religion and War, India in Western Philosophy of History. Dr. Groves earned his Ph.D. in philosophy and M.A. in history from UC San Diego.


Chapter 1: Human Value Development, Chapter 2: Decision Making in Value Issues, Chapter 3: Basic Principles of Health Care Ethics,Chapter 4: The Nature of Rights in Ethical Discourse, Chapter 5: Confidentiality and the Management of Health Care Information, Chapter 6: Professional Gatekeeping as a Function of Role Fidelity, Chapter 7: Autonomy vs. Paternalism: A Contest Between Virtues, Chapter 8: Justics and the Allocation of Scarce Resources, Chapter 9: Withholding and Withdrawing Life Support, Chapter 10: Euthanasia: Practice and Principles, Chapter 11: Reproductive Issues, Chapter 12: AIDS and Health Care Practice, Chapter 13: Ethical Issues and Genetic Science, Chapter 14: Transcultural Health

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9781401861834
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 400
  • ID: 9781401861834
  • weight: 658
  • ISBN10: 1401861830
  • edition: 3rd edition

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