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Call # R725.5 .H44 1999
Author Hedges, Richard (Richard H.), 1952-
Title Bioethics, health care, and the law : a dictionary / Richard Hedges
Imprint Santa Barbara, Calif. : ABC-CLIO, c1999
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Descript. xii, 234 p. ; 24 cm
Series Contemporary legal issues
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 215-218) and index
Subject Medical ethics -- Dictionaries
Bioethics -- Dictionaries
Medical care -- Dictionaries
Law -- Dictionaries
OCLC # 42921247
Table of Contents
 Bioethics, Health Care, and the Law1
  Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome17
  Adoption and Biological Parents' Rights22
  Advance Directives22
  American Bar Association Health Law Section23
  American Civil Liberties Union24
  American Hospital Association24
  American Medical Association27
  American Nurses Association29
  American Osteopathic Association31
  American Society of Law, Medicine, and Ethics33
  Americans with Disabilities Act of 199033
  Anatomical Gifts36
  Animal Experimentation38
  Animal Rights38
  Artificial Insemination39
  Artificial Nutrition42
  Autonomy, Principle of44
  Beneficence, Principle of47
  Best Interests of Child Standard48
  Blood Transfusion53
  Bouvia, Elizabeth54
  Breast Implants56
  Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation57
  Child Protective Laws58
  Choice in Dying60
  Choice of Evils Defense60
  Christian Science, Church of61
  Civil Rights Act of 196461
  Commercial Surrogacy63
  Conjoined Twins66
  Consent (Informed)67
  Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act69
  Cost Containment74
  Cruzan v. Director, Missouri Department of Health76
  Deontological Theory80
  Do Not Resuscitate Orders82
  Due Process (Constitutional)83
  Durable Power of Attorney for Health Care83
  Dying Person's Bill of Rights85
  Embryo Custody87
  Emergency Medical Treatment and Active Labor Act87
  Equal Protection of the Laws (Constitutional)88
  Ethics Committees90
  Extraordinary Medical Intervention95
  Faith Healing97
  Federal Tort Claims Act98
  Fetal Reduction99
  Fetal Rights100
  Food and Drug Administration102
  Gene Therapy107
  Genetic Screening108
  Good Samaritan Act108
  Health Insurance112
  Health Maintenance Organization114
  Health Maintenance Organization Act of 1974115
  Hemlock Society116
  Hippocratic Oath116
  Human Genome Project118
  Iatrogenic Disorders119
  In Vitro Fertilization119
  Incompetent Patients120
  Informed Consent121
  Institutional Review Boards123
  Integrated Health System124
  Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations125
  Kevorkian, Jack129
  Life Support Systems132
  Live Donors133
  Living Will134
  Malpractice, Medical137
  Managed Care139
  Maternal Rights142
  Mature Minor Doctrine144
  Medicaid/Title XIX144
  Medical Savings Accounts147
  Medicare A--Inpatient Insurance151
  Medicare B--Physician and Outpatient Services154
  Medicare C156
  Medicare Prospective Payment System156
  Milgram, Stanley159
  Minors and Capacity160
  Moral Hazard160
  Natural Death Acts163
  Negative Medical Outcome163
  No Duty Rule167
  Noncompliant Patient167
  Nonmaleficence, Principle of168
  Nuremberg Code170
  Nutrition and Hydration171
  Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act173
  Oregon's Death with Dignity Act173
  Organ and Tissue Donation174
  Palliative Care177
  Parens Patriae Authority178
  Parental Rights179
  Patient Dumping179
  Patient Self-Determination Act180
  Patient's Bill of Rights180
  Persistent Vegetative State180
  Physician-Assisted Suicide181
  Physician-Patient Relationship182
  Products Liability185
  Prospective Payment System187
  Quality of Life189
  Quinlan, Karen Ann189
  Radiation Experiments191
  Rationing of Health Care191
  Rehabilitation Act of 1973192
  Right to Health Care194
  Standard Precautions197
  Standards of Proof197
  Substitute Judgment Rule199
  Surrogate Mothering199
  Terminal Illness201
  Thrombolytic Therapy201
  Tuskegee Syphilis Studies203
  Uniform Rights of Terminally Ill Act205
  Utilitarianism, Theory of206
AppendixSample Living Will211