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Download e-book for kindle: Bioethics and the Humanities: Attitudes and Perceptions by Robin Downie,Jane Macnaughton

By Robin Downie,Jane Macnaughton

ISBN-10: 1844720527

ISBN-13: 9781844720521

ISBN-10: 1844720535

ISBN-13: 9781844720538

Critiquing many components of scientific perform and learn while making positive feedback approximately scientific schooling, this publication extends the scope of scientific ethics past sole predicament with regulation.

Illustrating a few humanistic methods of knowing sufferers, this quantity explores the connections among scientific ethics, healthcare and topics, resembling philosophy, literature, inventive writing and scientific background and the way they could impact the attitudes of medical professionals in the direction of sufferers and the perceptions of medication, healthiness and ailment that have turn into a part of modern tradition.

The authors research more than a few principles in clinical perform and learn, including:

  • the concept that sufferer prestige or the doctor/patient dating may be understood through quantitative scales

  • the phantasm fostered by way of scientific ethics that medical professionals, not like these in different professions, are uniquely beneficent and certainly altruistic.

An first-class textual content for undergraduate and postgraduate scholars of legislation, scientific ethics and clinical healthcare legislation, Bioethics and the Humanities indicates the genuine moral achievements, difficulties and half-truths of up to date medicine.

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