To what lengths will we go to attain the level of perfection we want for our own health? What costs are we willing to pay? What are the rights of the individual to challenge difficult issues? If there is a disagreement, who decides the outcome? These and many other questions are addressed in this unique reference work.Hedges, Richard H. is the author of 'Bioethics, Health Care, and the Law: A Dictionary' with ISBN 9780874367614 and ISBN 0874367611.