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Medical philosophy. Medical ethics

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  • Advance Care Planningby Michael Coors; Ralf Jox; Jürgen in der Schmitten

    Kohlhammer Verlag 2015; Not Available

    "Advance Care Planning" (ACP, gesundheitliche Vorausplanung) zielt auf eine konsequent am vorausverfügten Patientenwillen orientierte Behandlung für den Fall, dass der Betroffene sich nicht mehr selbst äußern kann. Realisiert wird diese grundlegend neue Herangehensweise durch die Etablierung eines professionell begleiteten Kommunikationsprozesses,... 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...

  • Autonomie und Machtby Reiner Anselm; Julia Inthorn; Lukas Kaelin; Ulrich H.J. Körtner

    Edition Ruprecht 2013; US$ 34.92

    Autonomie ist einer der Grundbegriffe der Medizinethik, dem (verborgene) Machtmechanismen innerhalb und außerhalb der Medizin entgegenstehen. Autonomie und Macht stehen dabei sowohl auf der interpersonellen Ebene der stets asymmetrischen Arzt-Patienten-Beziehung als auch auf der strukturellen Ebene des Gesundheitswesens in einem spannungsvollen Verhältnis.... more...

  • Bioethics Beyond the Headlinesby Albert R. Jonsen

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2005; US$ 29.99

    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...

  • Bordering Biomedicineby Vera Kalitzkus; Peter L. Twohig

    Editions Rodopi 2006; US$ 79.80

    Biomedicine is the dominant organizing framework of modern medicine but it is not the only lens through which health, illness and disease can be understood. This interdisciplinary collection of essays brings together scholars from around the world who seek to probe the boundaries of biomedicine. This book is the outcome of the third global conference... 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...

  • 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...

  • Conflicts of Careby Helen Kohlen

    Campus Verlag 2009; US$ 25.48

    Ethikkomitees sind neu an deutschen Kliniken. Mit Blick auf die US-amerikanische Geschichte dieser Einrichtung beleuchtet Helen Kohlen deren Praxis und den Nutzen im medizinischen und pflegerischen Feld. Wem dienen die Beratungsgremien und wessen Stimme wird bei der Definition ethischer Konflikte gehört? Sie erkennt, dass die Logik und Sprache des... more...

  • Das Arzt-Patienten-Gesprächby Dieter Rixen; Peter-Michael Hax; Michael Wachholz

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 56.00

    Communication is essential in medicine. This book is an easily understandable and practical introduction to important and relevant principles of doctor-patient dialogue. After a brief introduction to the general principles of communication, the authors outline a roadmap for doctor-patient interactions as well as illuminate different types... more...

  • Das ist doch kein Leben mehr!by Gerbert van Loenen; Marlene Müller-Haas; Bärbel Jänicke

    Mabuse-Verlag 2014; US$ 12.40

    Aktive Sterbehilfe schadet der Selbstbestimmung von Kranken und Behinderten mehr als sie nutzt. In den Niederlanden hat sie zu einem gesellschaftlichen Klima geführt, in dem der Lebenswert von Kranken und Behinderten offen infrage gestellt werden kann. Gerbert van Loenen zeigt, warum: Er erläutert die historischen Debatten zur Legalisierung aktiver... more...