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Medical philosophy. Medical ethics

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  • The Hospice Companionby Perry G Fine

    Oxford University Press, USA 2008; US$ 28.99

    The Hospice Companion is designed to promote, establish, maintain and continuously improve comprehensive systems of care that ensure the highest quality of services to meet the needs of patients and their families during the last phase of life. On behalf of their patients, all hospice providers must inculcate processes of care that lead to maximal... more...

  • Patientenrechtegesetzby Kathrin Kubella

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2011; US$ 35.68

    Ein Patientenrechtegesetz soll nach dem Willen der Politik das konstatierte Informations- und Umsetzungsdefizit bezüglich bestehender Patientenrechte im Behandlungsalltag beseitigen. Die Arbeit setzt sich mit den Chancen und den Risiken einer gesetzlichen Regelung der individuellen Rechte und Pflichten von Arzt und Patient auseinander. Thematisiert... more...

  • Dignity Therapyby Harvey Max Chochinov

    Oxford University Press 2011; US$ 54.99

    Maintaining dignity for patients approaching death is a core principle of palliative care. Dignity therapy, a psychological intervention developed by Dr. Harvey Max Chochinov and his internationally lauded research group, has been designed specifically to address many of the psychological, existential, and spiritual challenges that patients and their... more...

  • Clear Cutby Ginny Jordan

    Lantern Books 2011; US$ 9.99

    How much can we lose and still remain whole? In the course of her life, Ginny Jordan has lost both breasts and her ovaries to cancer, undergone chemotherapy, experienced debilitating vertigo, and other conditions—at the same time as she has been a daughter, wife, mother of three, and member of a large, active family. In prose that is startling... more...

  • Medicine and Moral Reasoningby K. W. M. Fulford; Grant Gillett; Janet Martin Soskice

    Cambridge University Press 1994; US$ 29.00

    A collection examining the theoretical basis of medical ethics and the nature of moral thinking. more...

  • Encyclopedia of Medical Decision Makingby Michael W. Kattan

    SAGE Publications 2009; US$ 384.00

    The Encyclopedia of Medical Decision Making presents state-of-the-art research and ready-to-use facts sorting out findings on medical decision making and their applications. more...

  • Letzte Dingeby Karin von Flüe; Der Schweizerische Beobachter; Käthi Zeugin; Ursula Trümpy; Krisztina Faller; Luxwerk Candrian/Jaggi; Focus Grafik

    Beobachter-Edition 2012; US$ 35.99

    Wie verfasse ich eine Patientenverfügung? Wo will ich meine letzte Ruhe finden? Sind meine Liebsten gut abgesichert? Dieser Ratgeber beantwortet alle Fragen, die sich am Ende des Lebens stellen. Der erste Teil wendet sich an alle, die für die letzte Lebensphase vorsorgen wollen: - Sind meine Liebsten gut abgesichert? - Wer soll mich einmal pflegen? -... more...

  • Hippocratic, Religious, and Secular Medical Ethicsby Robert M. Veatch

    Georgetown University Press 2012; US$ 29.95

    Where should physicians get their ethics? Professional codes such as the Hippocratic Oath claim moral authority for those in a particular field, yet according to medical ethicist Robert Veatch, these codes have little or nothing to do with how members of a guild should understand morality or make ethical decisions. While the Hippocratic Oath continues... more...

  • Africa Focus Debates on Contemporary Contentious Biomedical Issuesby Munyaradzi Mawere

    Langaa RPCIG 2011; US$ 22.80

    This is a vivid, thought-provoking and fascinating text on some contentious issues in contemporary medical ethics. The book acknowledges the contribution of ?African tradition? and Western scholarship to the development of medical ethics as a university discipline. It questions the lack of consensus around such biomedical issues as euthanasia and traditional... more...

  • Quality of Life in Jewish Bioethicsby Noam J. Zohar

    Lexington Books 2006; US$ 38.99

    This anthology of original essays by leading thinkers in the field gathers together in one place voices from diverse theological and practical commitments. Unlike other publications on Jewish bioethics, it adopts an explicitly pluralistic stance. The book addresses tension between the 'quality of life' and the 'sanctity of life' issues, and will be... more...