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Medical philosophy. Medical ethics

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  • Ästhetik und Ethik in der Medizinby Dietrich von Engelhardt; Felix Unger

    Verlag und Datenbank für Geisteswissenschaften - VDG Weimar 2006; US$ 22.90

    Medizin verbindet Ästhetik und Ethik auf vielfache Weise, deren Verhältnis ein Grundthema der Philosophie mit einer langen Tradition darstellt. Medizin ist Wissenschaft und Kunst und muß zugleich ethische Prinzipien und Werte in Theorie und Praxis respektieren. Krankheitsbezeichnungen wie Ödipus-Komplex und Münchhausen-Syndrom stammen aus der Literatur;... more...

  • Animal and Human Health and Welfareby L. Nordenfelt

    CABI 2006; US$ 70.00

    For many years scientists within human and animal science have extensively discussed the philosophy of medicine, but never have both sides communicated on their concepts of health, quality of life and welfare, with each other. This book helps clarify the difficult but central notions of health and welfare by comparing the human and animal variants... more...

  • Assisted Suicideby C. G. Prado

    University of Ottawa Press 2000; US$ 11.99

    When it became possible to extend the dying process, it became necessary to decide when to stop doing so because of the enormous personal and social costs. But perspectives on "assisted suicide" vary greatly. Physicians see it as a medical issue, jurists as a legal issue, philosophers as a moral issue and the media as a political issue. These original... more...

  • Clinical Judgement In The Health And Welfare Professionsby Susan White

    McGraw-Hill Education 2003; US$ 47.00

    Drawing on the authors' own detailed ethnographic and discourse analytic studies and on developments in social science, this book aims to reconstitute clinical judgement and case formulation as both practical-moral and rational-technical activities. It is for educators, managers, practitioners and advanced students in health and social care. more...

  • Clinical Reasoning in Occupational Therapyby Linda Robertson

    Wiley 2012; US$ 51.99

    Clinical Reasoning in Occupational Therapy is a key text for occupational therapy students and practitioners. Written by an internationally renowned group of clinicians, educators and academics and with a central case study running throughout, the book covers the theory and practice of the following key topics: Working and Thinking in Different... more...

  • Cochrane Handbook for Systematic Reviews of Interventionsby Julian P. T. Higgins; Sally Green

    Wiley 2011; US$ 62.95

    Healthcare providers, consumers, researchers and policy makers are inundated with unmanageable amounts of information, including evidence from healthcare research. It has become impossible for all to have the time and resources to find, appraise and interpret this evidence and incorporate it into healthcare decisions. Cochrane Reviews respond to this... more...

  • Coping and Healthby Seymour Levine; Holger Ursin

    Springer US 2013; US$ 99.00

    This volume contains fifteen papers by invited participants delivered at the NATO International Workshop on Coping and Health held March 26 through March 30, 1979, at the Rockefeller Foundation's Bellagio study and Conference Center, Bellagio, Italy. The editors of the book were co-directors of the workshop as well as participants. The conference was... more...

  • Das Ethos der Bundesärztekammerby Fabian Kliesch

    Edition Ruprecht 2013; US$ 70.03

    Der Fokus dieser theologischen Analyse der ethischen Argumentationen und Positionen der deutschen Ärzteschaft seit 1945 liegt auf den Grenzen des Lebens und den entsprechenden Richtlinien und Stellungnahmen der Bundesärztekammer (BÄK). Welche Positionen und Begründungsmuster haben sich gewandelt - welche nicht? Was waren aktuelle Auslöser - welche... more...

  • Data and Knowledge for Medical Decision Supportby B. Blobel; A. Hasman; J. Zvárová

    IOS Press 2013; US$ 152.00

    Ensuring patient safety and providing high-quality health services are the dominant challenges faced by healthcare systems around the world today. The sharing of advanced knowledge and best practice in diagnosis, therapy, process optimization and prevention are essential to achieve this goal; this includes enhanced networking socially and technologically... more...

  • Der Warenkörperby Oliver Decker

    zu Klampen 2012; US$ 28.38

    Die Ökonomisierung erfasst den menschlichen Körper, er wird zur Ware. Am deutlichsten ist das in der modernen Medizin. Sie braucht den Körper als Ressource, ob in der Stammzellforschung oder der Organtransplantation. So wird der menschliche Körper und werden seine Teile zum Handelsgut. Das war der Körper im historischen Umbruch zur Moderne schon einmal:... more...