Saving lives or saving the planet: the ethics of environmentally responsible health care
Canyon, Deon (2004) Saving lives or saving the planet: the ethics of environmentally responsible health care. The Lancet, 363 (9425). pp. 2005-2006.
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In this “groundbreaking work”, Jessica Pierce and Andrew Jameton attempt to address the many links between environmental decline and human health. Their assertion that we must strive towards a sustainable and equitable global provision of useful health care is already recognised. Their thesis is that bioethics should take on the task of defining limits on consumption to benefit nature.
|Item Type:||Article (Editorial)|
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|Date Deposited:||10 Apr 2010 00:19|
|FoR Codes:||11 MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES > 1117 Public Health and Health Services > 111705 Environmental and Occupational Health and Safety @ 100%|
|SEO Codes:||92 HEALTH > 9204 Public Health (excl. Specific Population Health) > 920405 Environmental Health @ 100%|