The Patient as Victim and Vector: Ethics and Infectious Disease

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Authors: Margaret P Battin, Leslie P Francis, Jay A Jacobson, Charles B Smith
Publisher: Unknown
Genre: Medicine > Diseases
Pages: 576
Language: english
Year: 2008
ISBN 10: 0195335848
ISBN 13: 9780195335842
Series: Unknown
Edition: 1
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Synopsis

Bioethics emerged at a time when infectious diseases were not a major concern. Thus bioethics never had to develop a normative framework sensitive to situations of disease transmission. The Patient as Victim and Vector explores how traditional and...