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Beginning Life

Considering the ethical decisions medical practitioners must face, Beginning Life takes a close look at several bold medical innovations that have created new lives and saved others. With detailed i… (See Below for Full Description)
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Considering the ethical decisions medical practitioners must face, Beginning Life takes a close look at several bold medical innovations that have created new lives and saved others. With detailed information on assisted reproductive technologies like in vitro fertilization (IVF) and surrogacy, genetic testing and therapy, stem cells and therapeutic cloning, and intensive care techniques for severely premature newborns, this new resource highlights key ethical principles and their application to the everyday practice of medicine.

Each story chosen for the book has received attention in the press and has provoked controversy at a local, national, and even international level. Yet at the heart of each of these stories are the lives of real patients. This book is ideal for students considering careers in health care, medical research, and medical ethics.

Additional Info

ISBN-13 978-0-8160-6210-2
ISBN-10 816062102
eBook ISBN 978-1-4381-1897-0
Bundle Options Individual
Language English
Publisher Infobase Learning
From the Series Contemporary Issues in Science
Author Miriam Boleyn-Fitzgerald
Publication Date 3/1/2010
Book's Binding Hardcover
Imprint Facts On File
Specifications Black-and-white photographs and line illustrations. Index. Glossary. Chronology. Print and Web resources. Tables and charts.
Available Formats Print & eBook

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