Professional Ethics in Health Care Services

Professional Ethics in Health Care Services

By: Eugene Kelly (author)Paperback

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This volume contains the papers presented at the Conference on Professional Ethics in Health Care Services sponsored by the Long Island Philosophical Society. The conference brought together philosophers specializing in ethical analysis and members of the non-allopathic health care professions to examine the ethical issues that arise in these professions, at least some of which are relatively new to the American scene. Contents: Professional Disobedience in Nursing: The Moral Duty to Disobey; Disobedience in Nursing; Ethics and the Health Care Professional; The Social Character of Medical Ethics; The Wellness Movement and Victim Blaming; Wellness and Justice; The Art of Acupuncture and an Ethics of Healing; Acupuncture and Professional Ethics; Ethics of Limited Knowledge in the Healing Professions; Taking Charge of One's Life; Ethics and Alternative Medicine; In Defense of Alternative Medicine; Ethical Issues in Psychiatry Today: An Empirical Investigation; Some Methodolog Issues in Psychiatric Ethics; Allocation Issues as They Impact on the Quality of Life in Hospice Care; The Defeasibility and Limits of Rights to Health Care; Morality and Legality of Nigerian Traditional Medical Therapy. Co-published with the Long Island Philosophical Society.

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  • ISBN13: 9780819172112
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 230
  • ID: 9780819172112
  • weight: 263
  • ISBN10: 0819172111

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