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Bioethics represents a dramatic revision of the centuries-old professional ethics that governed the behavior of physicians and their relationships with patients. This venerable ethics code was challenged in the years after World War II by the remarkable advances in the biomedical sciences and medicine that raised questions about the definition of death, the use of life-support systems, organ transplantation, and reproductive interventions. In response, philosophers and theologians, lawyers and social scientists joined ...

The Birth of Bioethics 2003, Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN-13: 9780195171471

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The Birth of Bioethics 1998, Oxford University Press, USA, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780195103250