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Medical philosophy. Medical ethics

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  • Psychological Care for Ill and Injured Peopleby Keith A. Nichols

    McGraw-Hill Education 2003; US$ 46.00

    Examines the importance of psychological care for ill and injured people. This book gives practical advice to develop health professionals' personal clinical practice by providing a guide to the organization of psychological care and 'coaching' in the essential skills. It is suitable for health care professionals who have regular patient contact. 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...

  • Evidence-based Practice in Medicine and Health Careby Ruud ter Meulen; N. Biller-Andorno; Christian Lenk; Reidar Lie

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2005; US$ 109.00

    Evidence-based Medicine (EBM) is feared to become a kind of cook-book medicine that has nothing to do with the traditional skills and ethics. This volume shows the contribution EBM makes and might make to medical practice and health policy. It describes as many viewpoints as possible with a focus on the ethical issues that are at stake in this... more...

  • Patient Participation In Health Care Consultationsby Sarah Collins; Nicky Britten; Johanna Ruusuvuori; Andrew Thompson

    McGraw-Hill Education 2007; US$ 49.00

    How does patient participation work in practice? What does it look like when it happens? This book provides answers to these questions by exploring interconnections between theory, research and practice. It draws on different disciplinary perspectives in health and social sciences. 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...

  • Conversations on the Edgeby Richard M. Zaner

    Georgetown University Press 2004; US$ 24.95

    At the edge of mortality there is a place where the seriously ill or dying waitùa place where they may often feel vulnerable or alone. For over forty years, bioethicist cum philosopher Richard Zaner has been at the side of many of those people offering his incalculable gift of listening, and helping to lighten their burdensùnot only with... more...

  • Key Debates in Health Careby Gary Taylor

    McGraw-Hill Education 2010; US$ 42.00

    Key Debates in Healthcare explores the answers to these and many more topical questions in healthcare. The book considers eight main debates in healthcare, ranging from the role of the state in the provision of health care to the rights of patients, and the responsibilities each of us have for our own health. more...

  • Religion in bioethischen Diskursenby Friedemann Voigt

    De Gruyter 2010; US$ 119.00

    In recent years religion has become a key aspect in the bioethical discourse and can encompass a wide range of different issues. These include the impact of churches and religious leaders on political decision-making processes as well as the religious character of different mentalities, lines of argumentation und concepts. In an interreligious... more...

  • Medical Decision Makingby Alan Schwartz; George Bergus

    Cambridge University Press 2008; US$ 60.00

    Translates the theory from the science of decision making into clinically useful tools and principles. 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...