The Resource Worst case bioethics : death, disaster, and public health, George J. Annas, (electronic book)

Worst case bioethics : death, disaster, and public health, George J. Annas, (electronic book)

Label
Worst case bioethics : death, disaster, and public health
Title
Worst case bioethics
Title remainder
death, disaster, and public health
Statement of responsibility
George J. Annas
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Bioethics, still in its infancy, is routinely called on by the government to provide political cover for controversial public health decisions involving the life and death of Americans. Doomsday or worst-case scenarios are often at the heart of these biopolitical decisions. A central feature of science fiction, these scenarios can impart useful insights. But worst-case scenarios, like Frankenstein's monster, can also be unpredictably destructive, undermining both preparedness and the very values bioethics seeks to promote. Discovering a new flu strain, for example, leads immediately to visions
Member of
Cataloging source
CaPaEBR
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Annas, George J
Dewey number
174.2
Index
index present
LC call number
R724
LC item number
.A67 2010eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • standards specifications
  • bibliography
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  • Medical ethics
  • Medical care
  • Public health
  • Medical policy
Label
Worst case bioethics : death, disaster, and public health, George J. Annas, (electronic book)
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ebr10375285
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
xxiv, 335 p.
Form of item
electronic
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Original version note
Original electronic resource
Reproduction note
Electronic resource.
Specific material designation
remote
Label
Worst case bioethics : death, disaster, and public health, George J. Annas, (electronic book)
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ebr10375285
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
xxiv, 335 p.
Form of item
electronic
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Original version note
Original electronic resource
Reproduction note
Electronic resource.
Specific material designation
remote

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