The Professional Responsibility Model of Perinatal Ethics (Hardcover)

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Perinatologists confront many ethical challenges in clinical care and research for which they need ethically sound, clinically practical guidance for clinical judgment and decision making with their patients.This is the first book to address these challenges in a clinically practical and comprehensive way. The unique feature of the book is its deployment of the professional responsibility model of perinatal ethics and the ethical concept of the fetus as a patient. The authors, a perinatologist and philosopher, have collaborated for more than thirty years.

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Frank A. Chervenak, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, USA; Laurence B. McCullough, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, USA.
Product Details
ISBN: 9783110316735
ISBN-10: 3110316730
Publisher: Walter de Gruyter
Publication Date: August 15th, 2014
Pages: 135
Language: English
Series: Hot Topics in Perinatal Medicine