Ethics, Prevention, and Public Health

Ethics, Prevention, and Public Health

eBook - 2007
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In twelve original papers notable ethicists explore various issues raised by public health practice - an area that has received scant attention in published literature. 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, the legitimate role of law, the use of cost-effectiveness as a methodology, screening, smoking policies, vaccinations, and the nature of. infectious disease. - ;Public health is an important and fast-developing area of ethical discussion. In this vo.
Publisher: Oxford : Clarendon Press ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2007
ISBN: 9780199290697
Characteristics: 1 online resource (x, 234 pages)
Additional Contributors: Verweij, M. F.
Dawson, Angus


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