Case Studies in Medical Ethics. By Veatch Robert M., pages. Harvard University Press, Cambridge 1977. Price, $14.00.

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Abstract

After years of collecting cases, Robert Veatch has produced a truly excellent book on medical ethics. Like a good claret come of age, it has been worth waiting for. This is the best and nearly the only collection of case studies in the field of bioethics; and even if there were a great number of others, it would undoubtedly distinguish itself. One hundred twelve problems in medical ethics are encompassed, each presented as a case study followed by an analysis. In addition to Veatch's analysis, there is often a commentary or commentaries by another party. The commentaries, as well as

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