PHIL3134Health Care in Ethics II3 ch (3C) (W)

A continuation of Health Care in Ethics I. Examines major problems in contemporary medical practice, including confidentiality, informed consent and paternalism, compulsory sterilization and blood transfusions, contraception, abortion and genetic engineering, euthanasia, allocation of scarce resources, moral aspects involved in strikes of medical personnel, and conflict of duty situations.  

Prerequisite: PHIL 3133.