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.

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Item Type: Article (Editorial)
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ISSN: 0140-6736
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%
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