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- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 148.00
The right of adults with sound mind to consent to treatment or risk their own health for the benefit of the community in a clinical trial is unequivocally recognised by the law. But what about those vulnerable by virtue of their age, nature or position in society? Experts from the fields of medicine, philosophy, theology and law, explore the ethical... more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 55.95
This brand new edition pulls together the most up-to-date information on this complex, multidisciplinary area in a practical, user-friendly manner. It deals with the important social and psychological aspects for palliative care of people with incurable diseases including quality of life, communication and bereavement issues. more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2004; US$ 200.00
For students and researchers of health psychology and for students of medicine, nursing, and allied health courses. This work contains chapters on stress Psychoneuroimmunology (PNI); a chapter on eating behavior; coverage of problems with social cognition models; section on consequences of CHD and rehabilitation of patients; and more. more...
- Springer-Verlag New York Inc 2006; US$ 99.99
A collection of essays that deals with the topic of professionalism in medicine. It aims to question the profession's beliefs about the nature of its work and how such beliefs are enacted (or not) in medical education, particularly as they fuel the professionalism discourse. more...
- Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg GmbH & Co. KG 2005; US$ 79.99
Shows the contribution Evidence Based Medicine (EBM) makes and might make to medical practice and health policy. more...
- Springer 2006; US$ 139.99
Presents a theory of Clinical Bioethics based on the integration of the moral logic of health care practice and the social concerns and processes. This volume provides a reconstruction of bioethical judgement both at the level of epistemological statute and institutional context, that is clinical ethics committees and clinical ethics consultation. more...
- Springer 2007; US$ 39.99
Welche Studienergebnisse entsprechen der besten wissenschaftlichen Evidenz? Erfahrene Herausgeber und Autoren stellen hier aktuelle Studienergebnisse nach EBM-Kriterien zusammen. Bereits nach kurzer Zeit in 2., komplett aktualisierter Auflage, systematisch gegliedert nach den Bereichen Anästhesie und Intensivmedizin. Um viele praxisrelevante Themen... more...
- Infobase Publishing 2007; US$ 54.00
The United States, and indeed the Western world, is bitterly divided on the issues of the right to die and euthanasia. Polls reported in 2004 indicated that between four and 10 percent of physicians helped to end a terminally ill patient's life at some time, even though such acts are against the law. Legislators, judges, and ordinary citizens have... more...
- Infobase Publishing 2010; US$ 35.00
Ending and Extending Life takes a detailed look at several bold medical innovations that have saved and improved the lives of millions of patients. Mechanical ventilation, organ transplantation and other life-saving surgical techniques, new diagnostic technologies (such as CT and MRI scans), advanced chemotherapy and antiviral drugs, and tube feeding... more...
- Georgetown University Press 2009; US$ 37.50
For nearly fifteen years Practical Decision Making in Health Care Ethics has offered scholars and students a highly accessible and teachable alternative to the dominant principle-based theories in the field. DevettereÆs approach is not based on an ethics of abstract obligations and duties, but, following Aristotle, on how to live a fulfilled and... more...