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- Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 45.00
Reproductive technology allows us to test embryos' genes before deciding whether to transfer them to a woman's uterus. Embryo selection raises many ethical questions but is virtually unregulated in the United States. This comprehensive study considers the ethical, medical, political, and economic aspects of developing appropriate regulation. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 160.00
The Collaborative for Palliative Care ("Collaborative") is a grassroots consortium of public and private organizations that came together in 2005 for the purposes of studying the increasing need for palliative care and the methods for such care. It has grown from a small fledgling group to a membership of over 50 community-based organizations and... more...
- Oxford University Press 2014; US$ 40.99
This book is the first comprehensive collection devoted to analyzing distinctive ethical issues arising in the delivery of hospice care and designed to promote best ethical practices for hospice care professionals and organizations in the United States. more...
The Hastings Center Guidelines for Decisions on Life-Sustaining Treatment and Care Near the End of LifeOxford University Press 2013; US$ 40.99
The Hastings Center's 1987 Guidelines shaped the ethical and legal framework for treatment decision-making and end-of-life care in the U.S. This updated edition offers comprehensive practical guidance to professionals caring for seriously ill adults and children. It is a resource for clinical ethicists, ethics committees, lawyers, administrators,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95
A dramatic shift in the average age of the U.S. population and the increasing number of elderly Americans has introduced new and challenging healthcare dilemmas. This book addresses these issues with contributed chapters by the leading authorities in the field of behavioral medicine. It deals with health and healthcare needs of the elderly by considering... more...
- Oxford University Press 2006; US$ 54.99
Since public health seeks to protect the health of populations, it inevitably confronts a range of ethical challenges having to do primarily with the friction between individual freedoms and what might be perceived as governmental paternalism. This volume brings together twenty-five articles by leading thinkers in the field, writing on topics that... more...
- Oxford University Press 2016; US$ 38.99
Leading scholars in bioethics and public health ethics clarify the key values and norms of emergency planning and response and address ethical issues relating to the allocation of scarce resources, research in the context of emergencies, community participation in preparedness planning, the protection of those with special needs, and the duties public... more...
- Sheed & Ward 2005; US$ 47.99
Do the rich descriptions and narrative shapings of literature provide a valuable resource for readers, writers, philosophers, and everyday people to imagine and confront the ultimate questions of life? Do the human activities of storytelling and complex moral decision-making have a deep connection? What are the moral responsibilities of the artist,... more...