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Title Ethics, prevention, and public health / edited by Angus Dawson and Marcel Verweij
Imprint Oxford : Clarendon Press ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2007
book jacket
 人文社會聯圖  RA427.25 .E844 2007    DUE 07-31-19    30660020067117
 Euro-Am Studies Lib  174.2 Et376 2009    DUE 09-02-20  -  30500101519109
Descript x, 234 pages ; 22 cm
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Series Issues in biomedical ethics
Issues in biomedical ethics
Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 213-231) and index
Introduction: ethics, prevention, and public health / Angus Dawson and Marcel Verweij -- Meaning of 'Public' in 'Public Health' / Marcel Verweij and Angus Dawson -- Public health and civic republicanism: toward an alternative framework for public health ethics / Bruce Jennings -- Health of the people: the highest law? / Lawrence O. Gostin and Lesley Stone -- Population-level bioethics: mapping a new agenda / Daniel Wikler and Dan W. Brock -- Parental choice and expert knowledge in the debate about MMR and autism / Tom Sorrell -- Ethical issues in applying quantitative models for setting priorities in prevention / Dan W. Brock -- Reasonable limits to public health demands / Mariëtte van den Hoven -- Vertical transmission of infectious diseases and genetic disorder: are the medical and public responses consistent? / Jay A. Jacobsen [and others] -- Herd protection as a public good: vaccination and our obligations to others / Angus Dawson -- Tobacco discouragement: a non-paternalistic argument / Marcel Verweij -- Informed consent and the expansion of newborn screening / Niels Nijsingh
In 12 original papers notable ethicists explore various issues raised by public health practice. They use the resources of ethical theory to illuminate important theoretical and practical topics, including the nature of public health, notions of community, population bioethics, smoking policies and vaccinations
Subject Public health -- Moral and ethical aspects
Alt Author Dawson, Angus
Verweij, M. F
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