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Medical philosophy. Medical ethics

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  • Medical Ethicsby Michael Boylan

    Wiley 2013; US$ 51.95 US$ 45.02

    The second edition of Medical Ethics deals accessibly with a broad range of significant issues in bioethics, and presents the reader with the latest developments. This new edition has been greatly revised and updated, with half of the sections written specifically for this new volume. An accessible introduction for beginners, offering a combination... more...

  • Bioethics Beyond the Headlinesby Albert R. Jonsen

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2005; US$ 32.99

    Bioethics Beyond the Headlines is a primer in bioethics. You will not find convoluted philosophical arguments in this volume. Rather, you will find an engaging sampling of the key questions in bioethics, including euthanasia, assisted reproduction, cloning and stem cells, neuroscience, access to healthcare, and even research on animals and questions... 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...

  • Gewissenby Franz-Josef Bormann; Verena Wetzstein

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 112.27

    Der Begriff des Gewissens ist durch den Strukturwandel des Gesundheitswesens in den letzten Jahrzehnten unter Druck geraten. Im Zuge einer Pluralisierung des Wertempfindens in modernen Gesellschaften bahnt sich eine erneute Debatte um Gewissensvorbehalte bei der Erbringung medizinischer Leistungen an. Der Band nähert sich diesem Problem... more...

  • What Patients Teachby Larry R. Churchill; Joseph B. Fanning; David Schenck

    Oxford University Press 2013; US$ 35.99 US$ 30.95

    Healthcare ethics has been dominated by the voices of professionals. This book listens to the voices of patients and argues that patients' perceptions should form the core ethical obligations and insights for "good care." This is the ethical meaning of "patient-centered care." more...

  • Reflective Practiceby Janet Hargreaves; Louise Page

    Wiley 2013; US$ 24.95 US$ 21.62

    Reflective practice is an essential skill for those working in health and social care, but why is it so vital and how can it be learned? As inter-disciplinary working becomes more common, finding shared ways of reflection on practice are becoming more and more important. How do we share our ideas and thoughts to enrich both professionals and their... more...

  • Clinical Examination Skills for Healthcare Professionalsby Mark Ranson

    M&K Update Ltd 2014; US$ 12.99

    Today, an increasing number of healthcare professionals (including nurses, midwives and members of many allied professions) have to conduct the vital first stage in a patient’s journey - taking a clinical history and conducting an effective physical examination. This book offers clear, practical guidance on the fundamentals of clinical examination... more...

  • Psychosocial Assessment in Terminal Careby Barrie Phd Cassileth; Dennis Turk; David M Dush

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 45.00

    Here is one of the few books that elucidates the wide range and complexity of special concerns intrinsic to the assessment of terminally ill patients and their families. Health care experts discuss psychosocial assessment and measurement and the ability of clinicians to accurately assess and track psychosocial functioning of patients and their families.... more...

  • The Politics of Physician Assisted Suicideby Nina Clark

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 47.95

    First published in 1997. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • The Handbook of Behavioral Medicineby David I. Mostofsky

    Wiley 2014; US$ 405.00 US$ 351.00

    Handbook of Behavioral Medicine presents a comprehensive overview of the current use of behavioral science techniques in the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of various health related disorders. Features contributions from a variety of internationally recognized experts in behavioral medicine and related fields Includes authors from education,... more...