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This 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.
HIV criminalization anthrax vaccine for children black-white infant mortality chronic disease prevention and health promotion corporate sponsorship in public health critical care triage during a pandemic development of public health ethics disease prevention and control ethical issues in environmental and occupational public health ethical issues in resource allocation ethics of HIV testing policies mandatory vaccination non-adherence to treatment priority setting in healthcare public health ethics storage and ownership of newborn bloodspots vulnerability and marginalized population
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- DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-23847-0
- Copyright Information The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s) 2016
- Publisher Name Springer, Cham
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- Print ISBN 978-3-319-23846-3
- Online ISBN 978-3-319-23847-0
- Series Print ISSN 2211-6680
- Series Online ISSN 2211-6699
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