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The Boundaries of Professional Legitimacy

Alan Cribb

in Health and the Good Society: Setting Healthcare Ethics in Social Context

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
May 2006
ISBN:
9780199242733
eISBN:
9780191603549
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199242739.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter examines the ways in which a number of elements of health promotion, namely its prevention orientation, its population orientation, and its well-being orientation, shape ... More


Cure vs. Prevention: Catholic Perspectives

Nuala Kenny

in Prevention vs. Treatment: What's the Right Balance?

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199837373
eISBN:
9780199919499
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199837373.003.0013
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This volume asks why we are so fixated on cure and why prevention of health harm does not occupy a higher place in our thinking and policy development. In seeking answers, the authors turn to a ... More


Individual and Social Responsibility for Health

Norman Daniels

in Responsibility and Distributive Justice

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199565801
eISBN:
9780191725463
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199565801.003.0014
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

A range of policies in the US and abroad attempt to assign individual responsibility for health, sometimes sanctioning failure to take individual responsibility, sometimes assigning accountability ... More


Commentary: What is Expected of Public Health Ethics?

Taketoshi Okita

in The Future of Bioethics: International Dialogues

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199682676
eISBN:
9780191763168
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199682676.003.0073
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

The present discussion divides public health activities into two broad categories: countermeasures against acute infectious diseases, and health promotion measures. On countermeasures against acute ... More


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