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Call # KF3821 .M46 2001
Author Menikoff, Jerry
Title Law and bioethics : an introduction / Jerry Menikoff
Imprint Washington, D.C. : Georgetown University Press, c2001
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Descript. x, 506 p. ; 24 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Medical laws and legislation -- United States
Medical care -- Law and legislation -- United States
Bioethics -- United States
OCLC # 44676157
Table of Contents
Pt. IThe American Constitutional Structure 
 1Federalism and Bioethics9
Pt. IIReproduction 
 2The Right to Privacy17
 3The Past and Present of Sterilization39
 4The Right to Abortion53
 5The Brave New World of Reproduction84
 6Beyond Abortion: The Interests of Women and Fetuses128
Pt. IIIDoctors, Patients, and Standards of Care 
 7The Doctor-Patient Relationship151
 8The Outer Limits of Informed Consent185
 9Beyond "Standard Care": Alternative Medicine, Experimentation, and Research209
Pt. IVEnd-of-Life Decisions 
 10The Right to Refuse Care241
 11The Constitution and the Right to Die304
 12"Futile" Medical Care356
Pt. VNew Technologies 
 13The "Uniqueness" of Genetics377
 14The Ownership of Life404
Pt. VIDeath and Transplantation 
 15The Definition of Death443
 16Organ Transplantation468
 Table of Cases499