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The Patient-Physician Relation : The Patient As Partner, Part 2 (Hardcover)

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"Throughout the past two decades, when medical ethics has had arenaissance, Robert Veatch has been a leading contributor to its dialogue andadvance. This collection of his work shows the breadth and the cogency of histhinking.... it is a book worth having." -- Journal of the American MedicalAssociation

..". a fascinating dissection of almost everyaspect of the doctor-patient relationship.... strongly recommended reading for allhealth care workers interested in this rapidly evolving field." -- Queen''sQuarterly

"This outstanding discussion of important currentmedical issues is a valuable addition to academic and professional libraries."-- Choice

..". an important contribution to bioethics...certain to provoke controversy in the field." -- Medical HumanitiesReview

"Lucid and well-argued... " -- Religious StudiesReview

This book heralds the imminent demise of "doctor knowsbest." In it, Robert M. Veatch proposes a postmodern medicine in which decisionsabout patient care will routinely involve both doctor and patient -- not only inethically complex cases such as the termination of life-sustaining treatment, but ineveryday care as well.


Publisher Indiana Univ Pr
Mfg Part# 9780253362070
SKU 213579795
Format Hardcover
ISBN10 0253362075
Release Date 12/14/2009
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Number of Pages 0322
Publisher Indiana University Press
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