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Aging and Ethics: Philosophical Problems in Gerontology

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Jecker Nancy S..  ed. 394 pages. Clifton, New Jersey: : Humana Press; ; 1991.. $32.50.

Ann Intern Med. 1992;117(3):271. doi:10.7326/0003-4819-117-3-271_3
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Twenty thoughtful essays that explore the many dimensions of attitudes and possibilities that can determine and affect care of elderly persons facing disability, illness, or death: personality, societal norms, politics, economics, ethical principles, and how the elderly see the world around them. Merits the attention of physicians, nurses, therapists, administrators, politicians, and anyone else concerned with adequate care of this growing segment of our society.



aging ; ethics ; gerontology

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