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- Ethics in Public Health, medical law, and health policy
- Courses in Public Health Law and Ethics
- Commitment to Privacy
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.
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Ethics in Public Health, medical law, and health policy
Courses in Public Health Law and Ethics
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.
Public health policies, however, are shaped not only by science but also by ethical values, legal norms, and political oversight. Public Health Law and Ethics: A.
Commitment to Privacy
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Introducing public health ethics poses two special challenges.