In summary, The Ethics of Screening in Health Care and Medicine is practical philosophy at its best: scientifically well informed, balanced, carefully argued and highly relevant for the practice of medicine and health care.Reference: Louhiala, P (2012). To screen or not to screen: that is the ethical question. Niklas Juth and Christian Munthe: The ethics of screening in health care and medicine—serving society or serving the patient? International library of ethics, law, and the new medicine, Volume 51. Springer, Berlin, 2012, 175 p, €99.95, ISBN 978-94-007-2044-2. Medicine, Health Care and Philosophy, 15, Online first: DOI: 10.1007/s11019-012-9396-6.
Tuesday, 14 February 2012
Review of The Ethics of Screening in Health Care and Medicine
My and Niklas Juth's new book The Ethics of Screening in Health Care and Medicine: Serving Society or Serving the Patient? is reviewed by Pekka Louhiala in very favourable terms in an essay now published online by Medicine, Health Care and Philosophy. Alas, it is behind a paywall (unless you or your library has a Springerlink subscription), although you may sample the first page for free. Here, however is the conclusion of it all: