Introduction to Jewish and Catholic Bioethics

Leavened with compassion, common sense, and a readable style, this introduction to complicated bioethical issues from both Jewish and Catholic perspectives is as informative as it is undaunting.

Informed Consent

Wear develops an efficient and flexible model of informed consent that accommodates both clinical realities and legal and ethical imperatives.

Health, Disease, and Illness

In the 1850s, "Drapetomania" was the medical term for a disease found among black slaves in the United States. The main symptom was a strange desire to run away from their masters.

Health Care Reform

Arguing that health care should be a human right rather than a commodity, the distinguished contributors to this volume call for a new social covenant establishing a right to a standard of health c

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