Public health law and ethics a reader pdf
Public Health Law and Ethics by Lawrence O. Gostin - Paperback - University of California PressProQuest Ebook Central. Please choose whether or not you want other users to be able to see on your profile that this library is a favorite of yours. Finding libraries that hold this item You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway. WorldCat is the world's largest library catalog, helping you find library materials online.
Public health law and ethics
Edited by Lawrence O. The editor adopts this holistic perspective out of an appreciation for the limits of viewing public health from a strictly biological-epidemiological viewpoint. The anthology is intended for a broad audience, including scholars, practitioners, and the informed public in the fields of law, public health, medicine, nursing, and public administration. The content was chosen with a primary focus on practice, and can be combined with a companion volume that focuses on theory and methods. The material is timely, with classical readings included for background.
Companion to the internationally acclaimed text Public Health Law: Power, Duty, Restraint, this reader can also be used as a stand-alone resource for students, practitioners, scholars,and teachers. It encompasses global issues that have changed the shape of public health in recent years including anthrax, SARS, pandemic flu, biosecurity, emergency preparedness, and the transition from infectious to chronic diseases caused by lifestyle changes in eating and physical activity. In addition to covering these new arenas, it includes discussion of classic legal and ethical tensions inherent to public health practice, such as how best to balance the police power of the state with individual autonomy. Lawrence O. Gostin is Associate Dean and the Linda D. Fox, Samuel L. Foundations of Public Health Law and Ethics 1.
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