Description - Ethics and Evidence-Based Medicine by Kenneth W. Goodman
The growth of evidence-based medicine has occurred against a backdrop of health care reform, managed care, cost containment, and quality improvement. Clinicians have been urged to adopt the rigors of science while remaining true to their 'clinical judgment'. This incisive book reviews the history and conceptual origins of evidence-based practice and discusses key ethical issues that arise in clinical practice, public health, and health policy. It is essential reading for all physicians, and practitioners in epidemiology and public health.
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Author Biography - Kenneth W. Goodman
Kenneth W. Goodman is founder and director of the University of Miami's Bioethics Program and its Pan-American Bioethics Initiative. He is also co-director of the University's Program in Business, Governmental and Professional Ethics, and holds appointments in the Departments of Medicine, Philosophy, Epidemiology and Public Health, and the School of Nursing. He is editor of Ethics, Computing and Medicine (Cambridge, 1998), and the author of many articles in bioethics, the philosophy of science and computing.