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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 [New York, NY] : BasicBooks, [1991] ©1991
  • Physical Details
    • xi, 303 pages ; 24 cm
  • ISBNs 0465082092, 9780465082094
  • OCLC ocm22732189

Notes

  • "Citations to Henry Beecher's 1966 article": pages 263-265.
  • Includes bibliographical references (pages 266-292) and index.

Contents

  • Making the invisible visible -- Nobility of the material -- Research at war -- Gilded age of research -- Doctor as whistle-blower -- New rules for the laboratory -- Bedside ethics -- Doctor as stranger -- Life through death -- Commissioning ethics -- No one to trust -- New rules for the bedside -- Price of success
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