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This new publication reviews the field of medical ethics, including the impact of technological developments. It then discusses the pros and cons of society's present course in health care and makes suggestions for a management philosophy for the future which balances the many needs of society—health, education, housing, and so forth. By emphasizing caring over curing for the aged and terminally ill, the book presents a position compatible with economic needs and moral beliefs.
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What Kind of Life: The Limits of Medical Progress.. Ann Intern Med. 1991;114:827. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-114-9-827_7
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1991;114(9):827.
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Print ISSN: 0003-4819 | Online ISSN: 1539-3704
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