The Patient as Victim and Vector: Ethics and Infectious Disease

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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 new issues in clinical medicine, research, public health, and health policy might look different in infectious disease were treated as central. The authors argue that both practice and policy must recognize that a patient with a communicable infectious disease is not only a ...

The Patient as Victim and Vector: Ethics and Infectious Disease 2008, Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN-13: 9780195335835

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The Patient as Victim and Vector: Ethics and Infectious Disease 2008, Oxford University Press, USA, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780195335842

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