Contents: 1. Introduction to Bioethics. 2. Terminologies in Bioethics. 3. Scope and Need for Bioethics. 4. Evolution of Bioethics. 5. Principles of Bioethics. 6. Moral Theories in Bioethics. 7. Psychological Factors Governing Bioethics. 8. Culture and Bioethics. 9. Religion and Bioethics. 10. Ethical Intelligence and Moral Development. 11. Philosophy and Bioethics. 12. Beginning of Life Issues. 13. End-of-Life Issues. 14. Research Ethics. 15. Medical Professionalism. 16. Animal Rights. 17. Organ Transplantation. 18. Genetics and Ethics. 19. Public Health Ethics. 20. Ecobioethics. 21. Human Rights. 22. Standard of Care. 23. Doctor-Patient Communication. 24. Case Scenarios. 25. Nursing Ethics. 26. Dental Ethics. 27. Doctor-Patient Relationship. 28. Bedside Ethics. 29. Surgeon’s Perspective on Bioethics. 30. Rational Drug Use. 31. Biotechnology. 32. Medical Complicity. 33. Internet Ethics. 34. Bioethics in Medical Undergraduate Curriculum. 35. Intellectual Property Rights. 36. Transgender Ethics. 37. Law and Ethics. 38. Ethical Consultancy. 39. The Indian Philosophy: An Overview. 40. Safe Practices. 41. Benefit and Harm. 42. Truth Telling. 43. Autonomy. 44. Human Dignity and Human Rights. 45. Privacy and Confidentiality. 46. Effective Communication Skills. Index.
• An important requisite with the introduction of the Bioethics core curriculum in the medical and health sciences courses reflecting the Universal Declaration on Bioethics and Human Rights of the UNESCO, adopted by 200 countries.
• Provides approaches, methodologies and insights from the viewpoint of ethical perspectives in health sciences.
• Explores the philosophical and ethical aspects to confront the ethical challenges in the healthcare profession.
• Updated with the latest guidelines on the bioethics.
• Useful for medical science beginners, professionals, as well as academicians.