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Medical philosophy. Medical ethics

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  • Handbook of Palliative Careby Christina Faull; Yvonne H. Carter; Lilian Daniels

    Wiley 2008; US$ 85.95 US$ 74.49

    This handbook is a practical and comprehensive introduction to the field of palliative medicine. It provides clear insight into many of the complex issues that arise in the delivery of palliative care and will be an invaluable resource to all disciplines involved in palliative care in hospital, hospice and community settings. 1st Edition was... more...

  • Fraud and Misconductby Stephen Lock; Frank Wells

    Blackwell Publishing Ltd. 2001; US$ 109.95 US$ 95.29

    The definitive and only book in the world which deals exclusively with clinical research misconduct, recognising that - although it is not rife - its occurance at all requires recognition and action. more...

  • The Nature of Suffering and the Goals of Medicineby Eric J. Cassell

    Oxford University Press 1994; US$ 29.99

    The obligation of physicians to relieve human suffering stretches back into antiquity. But what exactly is suffering? One patient with metastatic cancer of the stomach, from which he knew he would shorlty die, said he was not suffering. Another, someone who had been operated on for a minor problem, in little pain and not seemingly distressed, said... more...

  • The Limits of Medicineby Andrew Stark

    Cambridge University Press 2006; US$ 28.00

    This book addresses the limits of medicine by examining two mirror-image debates in tandem. more...

  • Health Psychologyby Antonia C. Lyons; Kerry Chamberlain

    Cambridge University Press 2006; US$ 56.00

    Health Psychology: A Critical Introduction will be an invaluable resource for students of health psychology. more...

  • Palliative Care Resuscitationby Madeline Bass

    Wiley 2006; US$ 78.99 US$ 68.46

    This book provides an up to date reference for healthcare professionals working in palliative care. It provides an overview of resuscitation in palliative care, and then looks at guidelines, decision making, including patient and family in the decision making process and the law and ethics of resuscitation. Written in an easily understandable and absorbable... more...

  • Engaging the Worldby S. Holm; M.F. Jonas

    IOS Press 2004; US$ 99.00

    Holm (Institute of Medicine, Law, and Bioethics, University of Manchester, UK) and Jonas (Center for Social Ethics and Policy, University of Manchester) gather papers representing the work performed as part of the Empirical Methods in Bioethics project sponsored by the European Commission, DG-Research. The papers are mainly concerned with investiga more...

  • How Doctors Thinkby Kathryn Mongtomery

    Oxford University Press 2005; US$ 25.99

    How Doctors Think defines the nature and importance of clinical judgment. 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. A physician looks at the patient's history along with the presenting physical signs and symptoms and juxtaposes... more...

  • Ending Lifeby Margaret Pabst Battin

    Oxford University Press 2005; US$ 22.99

    Margaret Pabst Battin has established a reputation as one of the top philosophers working in bioethics today. This work is a sequel to Battin's 1994 volume The Least Worst Death . The last ten years have seen fast-moving developments in end-of-life issues, from the legalization of physician-assisted suicide in Oregon and the Netherlands to furor over... more...

  • Lost Virtue, Volume 10by Nuala Kenny; Wayne Shelton

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2006; US$ 117.99

    Adopting a personal view of bioethics by examining the physician, this book discusses character formation, ethics, professional character, and other concepts. It also addresses the interpersonal aspects of physicians and the importance of character. more...