AIDS: Crisis in Professional Ethics Elliot D. Cohen

ISBN: 9781566391641

Published: April 6th 1994

Hardcover

329 pages


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AIDS: Crisis in Professional Ethics  by  Elliot D. Cohen

AIDS: Crisis in Professional Ethics by Elliot D. Cohen
April 6th 1994 | Hardcover | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, talking book, mp3, ZIP | 329 pages | ISBN: 9781566391641 | 3.57 Mb

Do patients have the right to know their physicians HIV status?Can a dentist refuse treatment to an HIV-positive patient?How do educators determine whether to allow an HIV-positive child to attend school, and if they do, should the parents of otherMoreDo patients have the right to know their physicians HIV status?Can a dentist refuse treatment to an HIV-positive patient?How do educators determine whether to allow an HIV-positive child to attend school, and if they do, should the parents of other children be informed?Should a counselor break confidentiality by disclosing to a wife that her husband is infected with HIV?This collection of original essays carefully examines the difficult moral choices the AIDS pandemic has presented for many professionalsOCophysicians, nurses, dentists, teachers and school administrators, business managers, psychotherapists, lawyers, clergy, journalists, and politicians.

In the workplace, problems posed by HIV and AIDS have led to a reexamination of traditional codes of ethics. Providing systematic and reasoned discussions, the authors explore the moral, legal, and ethical issues involved in the reconsideration of policies, standards of conduct, and the practicality of balancing personal and professional ethics.Contributors: Albert Flores, Joan C. Callahan, Jill Powell, Kenneth Kipnis, Al Gini, Howard Cohen, Martin Gunderson, Joseph A.

Edelheit, Michael Pritchard, Vincent J. Samar, Sohair ElBaz, William Pardue, and the editors.



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