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Title Ethics and community in the health care professions / edited by Michael Parker
Published London ; New York : Routledge, 1999
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Description 1 online resource (x, 207 pages)
Series Professional ethics
Professional ethics.
Contents The health service as civil association / Andrew Edgar -- All you need is health: liberal and communitarian views on the allocation of health care resources / Hub Zwart -- Return to community: the ethics of exclusion and inclusion / Chris Heginbotham -- Community disintegration or moral panic? Young people and family care / Donna Dickenson -- Contracting care in the community / Michael Hammond -- Virtual genetic counselling: a European perspective on the role of information technology in genetic counselling / Ruth Chadwick and Kim Petrie -- Cultural diversity and the limits of tolerance / Sirkku Hellsten -- Ethics, community and the elderly: health care decision-making for incompetent elderly patients / Mark R. Wicclair -- Power, lies and injustice: the exclusion of service users' voices / Vivien Lindow -- Ethical codes: the protection of patients or practitioners? / J. Stuart Horner
Summary This volume explores the focus of interest in community and the emerging theoretical opposition between communitarianism and liberalism, including the practical, theoretical and ethical issues that relate to community in the healthcare professions
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 188-200) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Communitarianism -- Health aspects.
Medical ethics -- Social aspects.
Medical personnel -- Moral and ethical aspects.
Professional ethics.
Community Health Services.
Ethics, Medical.
Ethics, Professional.
Health Occupations.
Social Values.
Form Electronic book
Author Parker, Michael, 1958-
LC no. 98035439
ISBN 0203010388
0203278925 (electronic bk.)
0415150272 (hc.)
0415150280 (paperback)
9780203278925 (electronic bk.)
9780415150279 (hc.)
9780415150286 (paperback)