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Author Ouellette, Alicia.

Title Bioethics and disability : toward a disability-conscious bioethics / Alicia Ouellette
Published Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2011
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Description 1 online resource (xiv, 371 pages)
Series Disability law and policy series
Cambridge disability, law and policy series.
Contents The struggle: disability rights versus bioethics -- Clashing perspectives and a call for reconciliation -- Infancy -- Childhood -- The reproductive years -- The adult years -- The end of life -- Toward a disability-conscious bioethics
Summary "This book provides the tools for understanding the concerns, fears, and biases people with disabilities and bioethicists have that the health care setting is a dangerous place and that disability activists have nothing to offer bioethics"-- Provided by publisher
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes In English
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Subject Bioethical Issues.
Disabled Persons.
Ethics, Medical.
Patient Advocacy.
Patient Rights.
Discrimination against people with disabilities -- Law and legislation -- Moral and ethical aspects -- United States.
Medical ethics -- United States.
People with disabilities -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- United States.
United States.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0511978464 (electronic bk.)
1139127489 (electronic bk.)
9780511978463 (electronic bk.)
9781139127486 (electronic bk.)