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Public Health Ethics: Cases Spanning the Globe

Public Health Ethics Analysis, Vol. 3

Editors: Drue H. Barrett, Leonard W. Ortmann, Angus Dawson, Carla Saenz, Andreas Reis, and Gail Bolan.

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Cham (CH): Springer; .
ISBN-13: 978-3-319-23846-3ISBN-13: 978-3-319-23847-0

This Open Access book highlights the ethical issues and dilemmas that arise in the practice of public health. It is also a tool to support instruction, debate, and dialogue regarding public health ethics. Although the practice of public health has always included consideration of ethical issues, the field of public health ethics as a discipline is a relatively new and emerging area. There are few practical training resources for public health practitioners, especially resources which include discussion of realistic cases which are likely to arise in the practice of public health. This work discusses these issues on a case to case basis and helps create awareness and understanding of the ethics of public health care. The main audience for the casebook is public health practitioners, including front-line workers, field epidemiology trainers and trainees, managers, planners, and decision makers who have an interest in learning about how to integrate ethical analysis into their day to day public health practice. The casebook is also useful to schools of public health and public health students as well as to academic ethicists who can use the book to teach public health ethics and distinguish it from clinical and research ethics.


About the Series

Public Health Ethics Analysis


Editor: Michael J. Selgelid1.


1 Centre for Human Bioethics, Monash University, Clayton, Victoria, Australia
ISSN (Print): 2211-6680
ISSN (Electronic): 2211-6699
Copyright 2016, The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s)

Open Access This book is distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 2.5 License (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/2.5/), which permits any noncommercial use, duplication, adaptation, distribution, and reproduction in any medium or format, as long as you give appropriate credit to the original author(s) and the source, a link is provided to the Creative Commons license, and any changes made are indicated. The images or other third party material in this book are included in the work's Creative Commons license, unless indicated otherwise in the credit line; if such material is not included in the work's Creative Commons license and the respective action is not permitted by statutory regulation, users will need to obtain permission from the license holder to duplicate, adapt, or reproduce the material.

Bookshelf ID: NBK435776PMID: 28590613DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-23847-0


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