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A Field Guide to Good Decisions: Values in Action, by Mark D. Bennett and Joan McIver Gibson


Vardit  Ravitsky  a1
a1 University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia

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A Field Guide to Good Decisions: Values in Action, by Mark D. Bennett and Joan McIver Gibson. New York: Praeger, 2006. 216 pp. $39.95.

Decisions are something we all face. Decisions change our lives. As parents, as community members, as professionals, we find ourselves daily in complex situations that require good decisionmaking. Most decisions impact not only the decision maker, but also a network of others whose lives they affect. For healthcare providers and clinical bioethicists, decisions lie at the heart of daily practice and are particularly challenging as they touch the lives of individuals who are often vulnerable and in need of guidance and clarity. a



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a Readers are invited to contact Greg S. Loeben in writing at Midwestern University, Glendale Campus, Bioethics Program, 19555 N. 59th Ave., Glendale, AZ 85308 (gloebe@midwestern.edu) regarding books they would like to see reviewed or books they are interested in reviewing.



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