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Preface Section 1: Ethics and the Physician In the Beginning Perfect Intentions, Imperfect People Section 2: When Doctors Kill The Alpha Killers: Three Prolific Murderous Doctors America's Contribution to Medical Mayhem International Men of Mystery: Other Serial Killers To Catch a Killer: Investigating Serial Murder The Nazi Murders Section 3: In the Name of Science Hitler's 'Scientists' Made in Japan- Unethical Experiments Good Old Fashioned American Ingenuity-and Evil Physician Kill Thyself: The Story of Dr. Gwinn E. Puig Section 4: Politics and Medicine Libel Plots Against Physicians Judge, Jury, Executioner, and Doctor Trading Treatment for Terror Guilty Until Proven Innocent Section 5: What Now? Euthanasia and Assisted Suicide: What Would Hippocrates Do? Malpractice or Murder? It's All Natural! Contagious Caregivers Fictitious Physicians: Where has Marcus Welby Gone? Doctors to the Stars References

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From the reviews: "This is a slim volume that still packs a lot of punch. ... it covers doctor-caused deaths in a wide variety of contexts, including deliberate murder, malpractice, assisted suicide and euthanasia, medical experimentation, even doctors who became dictators ... . this book would appeal to people with a range of interests. It covers historical events as well as some very recent ones, such as the Fort Hood shooting and Anna Nicole Smith,s death." (Goodreads, August, 2010) "It covers the bases from historical killers (Jack the Ripper-- doctor or not?) to Sam Sheppard ... . the book ultimately sacrifices depth for scope ... depending on what you,re looking for. ... Overall, the book is fact-filled; full to the brim with facts, in fact. You,ll feel positively overwhelmed after reading it ... . The book is well-indexed, so tracking down a particular bit of information is pretty easy to do. It,s well-organized as well." (Goodreads, August, 2010) "'When Doctors Kill, by Joshua A. Perper, MD and Stephen J. Cina, MD - Medical ethics defines the organizational strategy to the chapter discussions. ... I thoroughly enjoyed the book ... . as a reference work this book would make for excellent adjunct study in a course on medical ethics." (LibraryThing, August, 2010) "Do you want a detailed view of the twisted doctors through history who killed innocent men, women, and children? Do you crave a depressing litany of torture and death inflicted upon the blameless over the centuries? Then this is the book for you. ... This is a thorough and well written review of fictional doctors who turn into killers." (David E. Hoekenga, The Internet Review of Books, December, 2010)

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