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- Wiley 2008; US$ 68.99
This book describes the current state of the art in the field of palliative care in children and adults. Special emphasis is placed on addressing the efficacy and effectiveness of palliative care models, pain and symptom management, and on measuring quality of life. In addition the book evaluates current research methods in palliative care and suggests... more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2011; US$ 98.99
The Oxford Textbook of Palliative Social Work is a comprehensive, evidence-informed text that addresses the needs of professionals who provide interdisciplinary, culturally sensitive, biopsychosocial-spiritual care for patients and families living with life-threatening illness. Social workers from diverse settings will benefit from its international... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2008; US$ 124.95
One of the most controversial contemporary debates on the concept of health is the clash between the views of naturalists and normativists. This debate has fueled many of the, often very acrimonious, disputations arising from the claims of health, disease and disability activists and charities and the public policy responses to them. In responding... more...
- The University of North Carolina Press 2002; US$ 52.50
Those who work in bioethics and the medical humanities come from many different backgrounds, such as health care, philosophy, law, the social sciences, and religious studies. The work they do also varies widely: consulting on ethical issues in patient care, working with legislatures, dealing with the media, teaching, speaking, writing and more. Writing... more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2010; US$ 23.99
Bioethics, still in its infancy, is routinely called on by the government to provide political cover for controversial public health decisions involving the life and death of Americans. Doomsday or worst-case scenarios are often at the heart of these biopolitical decisions. A central feature of science fiction, these scenarios can impart useful insights.... more...
- Duncker & Humblot 2011; US$ 86.28
Hauptbeschreibung Der Autor behandelt die Beurteilung der "aktiven" Sterbehilfe aus verfassungsrechtlicher Sicht. Die einschlägigen Argumente werden verfassungsrechtlich, das heißt grundrechtlich eingefangen und systematisch verarbeitet. Durch eine konsequente Analyse des Lebensrechtes (Art. 2 II GG) aus der Autonomieperspektive des Art. 1 I GG soll... more...
- Campus Verlag 2013; US$ 37.73
Hauptbeschreibung Nichtwissen wird überall dort sichtbar, wo sich neue Fragen stellen und Zweifel erheben, wo Widersprüche, Ambivalenzen und Mehrdeutigkeiten auf den Plan treten. Insbesondere Patienten erkennen im Zuge medizinischer Behandlungen, dass ihr Wissen begrenzt ist. Die einzelnen Beiträge analysieren, welche Erfahrungen Patienten machen,... more...