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Medical Ethics and the Future of Healthcare

BMJ 2000; 321 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.321.7271.1295/a (Published 18 November 2000) Cite this as: BMJ 2000;321:1295
  1. Michael Maltese, freelance writer and historian
  1. Williams College, Massachusetts, USA

    Eds Kenneth Kearon, Fergus O'Ferrall

    Columba Press, £7.99, pp 160

    ISBN 1 85607 269 X

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    This wide ranging compilation of lectures, hosted by the Adelaide Hospital Society in Dublin in 1999, kicks off with a great overview of the current state of medical ethics. This sets the stage for an edited text that is meant to provide the lay reader with a basic introduction to medical ethics. Unfortunately, the varied chapters fall victim to discontinuity, reducing this work to an insufficient reference resource. …

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