Barbara A. Heifferon

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  • B Heifferon
  • Critical reviews in biomedical engineering
  • 2000
In this paper I argue that rhetorical theory is a valuable tool in medical ethics cases. The case I use as an example is one in which traditional, philosophy-based medical ethics are applied. In this case the traditional ethical approach is not adequate to the task. Key issues and problems are not addressed, resulting in a problem that seems to be solved on(More)
In the August 2015 <i>Communication Design Quarterly (CDQ)</i> special issue on Rhetoric of Health and Medicine (RHM), Lisa Meloncon and Erin Frost introduced readers to this "emerging field." Since a <i>Poiroi</i> commentary in 2013 written by Scott, Segal, and Ker&#228;nen, numerous scholars that earlier identified our sub-discipline with the terms(More)
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