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Strangers at the bedside : a history of how law and bioethics transformed medical decision making

Rothman, David J

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  • Creator David J. Rothman
  • Format Books
  • Publication Second paperback edition. New York : Aldine de Gruyter, 2003.
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  • Physical Details
    • xi, 313 pages ; 23 cm
  • ISBNs 9780202307251, 0202307255
  • OCLC ocm52334709


  • Notes: p. 276-302.
  • Includes bibliographical references (page 302) and index.


  • Introduction: making the invisible visible.-- 1. The nobility of the material.-- 2. Research at war.-- 3. The guilded age of research.-- 4. The doctor as whistle-blower.-- 5. New rules for the laboratory.-- 6. Bedside ethics.-- 7. The doctor as stranger.-- 8. Life through death.-- 9. Commissioning ethics.-- 10. No one to trust.-- 11. New rules for the bedside.-- Epilogue: The price of success
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