Handbook on Ethical Issues in Aging, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 0313032645
  • ISBN-13: 9780313032646
  • DDC: 174.2
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 420 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 1999 | Published/Released December 2007
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 1999

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Overview

Addresses ethical issues in aging in a variety of contexts--the social cultural environment, physical health care, mental health care, social health care, legal care, and spiritual care.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Other Frontmatter.
Contents.
Preface.
1: 1 Ethical Issues: In Whose Best Interest?.
2: 2 Ethical Issues in a Subculturally Diverse Society.
3: 3 Ethical Issues in a Religiously Diverse Society.
4: 4 Ethical Issues in Spiritual Care.
5: 5 Ethical Issues in Medical Care.
6: 6 Ethical Issues in the Quality of Care.
7: 7 Ethical Issues in Terminal Care.
8: 8 Ethical Issues in the Care of the Judgment Impaired.
9: 9 Ethical Issues in Mental Health Care.
10: 10 Ethical Issues in Personal Safety.
11: 11 Ethical Issues in Nonfamily Care.
12: 12 Ethical Issues in Family Care.
13: 13 Ethical Issues in Legal Care.
14: 14 Ethical Issues in a High–Tech Society.
15: 15 Ethical Issues in Research on Aging.
16: 16 Ethical Issues in Long–Term Care.
17: 17 Ethical Issues in Decision Making: A Balanced Interest Perspective.
18: 18 Ethical Issues in Aging: Synthesis and Prospects for the Twenty–first Century.
References.
Author Index.
Subject Index.
About the Editor and Contributors.