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Medicine and Social Justice : Essays on the Distribution of Health Care.

Author/Creator:
Rhodes, Rosamond.
Publication:
Cary : Oxford University Press, Incorporated, 2012.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (577 pages)
Edition:
2nd ed.
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Subjects:
Social medicine.
Right to health.
Social justice.
Medical ethics.
Medical economics -- Moral and ethical aspects.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Summary:
This unique and comprehensive second edition of an important volume presents writing from renowned authors about achieving social justice in medicine. Each of the 42 chapters addresses continuing and emerging policy challenges facing medicine. They deepen our understanding of theoretical and practical aspects of issues in the contemporary debate.
Contents:
Cover
Contents
Contributors
Introduction
PART I: Theoretical Foundations
1. Justice, Health, and Health Care
2. Justice, Liberty, and the Choice of Health-System Structure
3. A Utilitarian Approach to Justice in Health Care
4. Justice Pluralism: Resource Allocation in Medicine and Public Health
5. Health Risk and Health Security
6. Aggregation and the Moral Relevance of Context in Health Care Decision-Making
7. Why There Is No Right to Health Care
8. Equality, Democracy, and the Human Right to Health Care
PART II: Access and Rationing
9. Unequal by Design: Health Care, Distributive Justice, and the American Political Process
10. Justice of and Within Health Care Finance
11. Setting Priorities for a Basic Minimum of Accessible Health Care
12. Why Justice Requires Rationing in Health Care
13. Priority to the Worse Off in Health Care Resource Prioritization
14. Whether to Discontinue Non futile Use of a Scarce Resource
15. Responsibility for Health Status
16. Health Care Justice and Political Agency 2011
17. Allocating Health Care Resources in the UK: Putting Principles into Practice
18. Global Health, Human Rights, and Distributive Justice
19. Equal Access to Health Care Under the UN Disability Rights Convention
PART III: Populations
20. Justice, Health, and the Price of Poverty
21. Racial Groups, Distrust, and the Distribution of Health Care
22. Gender Justice in the Health Care System: An Elusive Goal
23. Justice for Gay and Lesbian People in Health Care
24. Health Care Justice for the Chronically Ill and Disabled: A Defi ciency in Justice Theory and How to Cure It
25. Getting from Here to There: Claiming Justice for the Severely Cognitively Disabled
26. Cognitive Surrogacy, Assisted Participation, and Moral Status.
27. Health Care Reform and Children's Right to Health Care: A Modest Proposal
28. Premature and Compromised Neonates
29. Age Rationing Under Conditions of Injustice
30. Health Care for Soldiers
31. Social Justice and Correctional Health Services
PART IV: Dilemmas and Priorities
32. Are Pre-existing Condition Exclusion Clauses Just? Lessons from Causal and Ethical Considerations Regarding Genetic Testing
33. Oral and Mental Health Services
34. Limits of Science and Boundaries of Access: Alternative Health Care
35. Just Expectations: Family Caregivers, Practical Identities, and Social Justice in the Provision of Health Care
36. Justice in Research on Human Subjects
37. Just Genetics: The Ethical Challenges of Personalized Medicine
38. Expanded Newborn Screening: Contemporary Challenges to the Parens Patriae Doctrine and the Use of Public Resources
39. Justice, Profound Neurological Injury, and Brain Death
40. Justice in Transplant Organ Allocation
41. Justice in Planning for Pandemics and Disasters
42. Justice Has (Almost) Nothing to Do With It: Medical Malpractice and Tort Reform
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Notes:
Description based on publisher supplied metadata and other sources.
Contributor:
Battin, Margaret.
Silvers, Anita.
Other format:
Print version: Rhodes, Rosamond Medicine and Social Justice
ISBN:
9780199930814
9780199744206
OCLC:
860706036