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- Cambridge University Press 2013; US$ 76.00
Examines the theoretical and practical implications of using criminal law as a tool for protecting public health. more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2013; US$ 25.99
Being a patient is a unique interpersonal experience but it is also a universal human experience. The relationships formed when we are patients can also teach some of life's most important lessons, and these relationships provide a special window into ethics, especially the ethics of healthcare professionals. This book answers two basic questions:... more...
- Beacon Press 2014; US$ 26.95
The story of two doctors, a father and son, who practiced in very different times and the evolution of the ethics that profoundly influence health care Medicine has undergone drastic changes over the decades?from a highly patriarchal system where doctor knew best and made decisions accordingly to today's more patient-centered system, where well-informed... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 134.95
Medical confidentiality has long been recognised as a core element of medical ethics, with areas currently under debate including the use of patient-identifiable data in research, information sharing across public services, and the implications of advances in genetics. Bringing fresh insights to oft-cited cases and demonstrating a better understanding... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 45.95
In The Limits and Lies of Human Genetic Research , Jonathan Kaplan weighs in on the controversial subject of the roles genes play in determining aspects of physical and behavioral human variation. Limits and Lies makes the case that neither the information we have on genes, nor on the environment, is sufficient to explain the complex variations... more...
- Blackwell Publishing Ltd. 2008; US$ 173.95
Doctors and medical students confront increasingly complicated ethical dilemmas. To respond effectively they need skills in ethical reasoning and an understanding of the law and professional guidance. This book helps them achieve these things. It provides practical advice and guidance that draws upon the large volume of enquiries received by the BMAs... more...
- Springer 2005; US$ 159.00
What are the resources and needs, the strengths and the vulnerabilities of patients, of society, or of nature? How do we evaluate the societal potential of scientific discovery? It is fairly well assured that we are influencing the terms of existence of many inhabitants of this planet, from flora to fauna to humans. Moreover, history has shown that... more...
- Blackwell Publishing Ltd. 2001; US$ 49.95
The purpose of medical humanities is to improve the delivery of effective health care through a better understanding of disease. Based on a highly successful seminar, this book provides a comprehensive and authoritative reference for what is becoming a professional requirement in medicine. more...
- Oxford University Press 2005; US$ 39.99
Defines the nature and importance of clinical judgement. Although physicians make use of science, this book argues that medicine is not itself a science, but rather an interpretive practice that relies on clinical reasoning. It also contends that there can be adverse side effects to assuming that medicine is strictly science. more...
- Wiley 2007; US$ 424.00
Edited by four leading members of the new generation of medical and healthcare ethicists working in the UK, respected worldwide for their work in medical ethics, Principles of Health Care Ethics, Second Edition is a standard resource for students, professionals, and academics wishing to understand current and future issues in healthcare ethics.... more...