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Medical philosophy. Medical ethics

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  • 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...

  • Introduction to Medical Ethicsby Arthur S. M. Lim

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2007; US$ 36.00

    Throughout history, men have repeatedly made judgments regarding their own conduct and that of their fellow men. Some acts have been judged to be right or good, while other acts have been denounced as wrong or evil. Ethical judgment in medicine, as in other areas of life, is an attempt to distinguish between good and bad conduct. This book is based... more...

  • An Introduction to Evidence-based Practice in Nursing & Healthcareby Alison Pooler

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 38.95

    The beginner's guide to Evidence-based Practice for Nursing, Health and Social Care . An Introduction to Evidence-based Practice in Nursing & Health aims to help students, educators, mentors and professionals to make sense of knowledge derived from research and how to use it as a basis for making sound decisions about patient care. Covering everything... more...

  • Health, Illness and Diseaseby Havi Carel; Rachel Cooper

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    What counts as health or ill health? How do we deal with the fallibility of our own bodies? Should illness and disease be considered simply in biological terms, or should considerations of its emotional impact dictate our treatment of it? Our understanding of health and illness had become increasingly more complex in the modern world, as we are able... more...

  • Hippocratic Oathsby Raymond Tallis

    Atlantic Books 2015; US$ 13.84

    Poet, philosopher, novelist and former physician, Raymond Tallis is one of the world's foremost scientific philosophers. In this book, he brings together his diverse intellectual interests to address profoundly important questions about our well being. Hippocratic Oaths blends philosophy with public opinion, polemic and personal experience to bridge... more...

  • Ethical Choices in Contemporary Medicineby Mary Ann Gardell Cutter; Raphael Sassower

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 34.95

    "Ethical Choices in Contemporary Medicine" jettisons the standard medical ethics models of "rights" language and shows how the bioethical problems that receive attention from the media and the public are related to and are explicable in terms of the epistemological foundations of science and medicine. These epistemological concerns include how medical... more...

  • The Ethics Police?by Robert Klitzman

    Oxford University Press 2015; US$ 23.99 US$ 20.63

    Studies on humans have saved countless lives, but sometimes harm participants. Research ethics committees currently monitor scientists, but have been increasingly criticized for blocking important research. How these committees work, however, is largely unknown. This book uniquely illuminates this hidden world that ultimately affects us all. more...

  • The Health Psychology Handbookby Lee M. Cohen; Dennis E. McChargue; Frank L. Collins

    SAGE Publications 2003; US$ 103.00 US$ 87.55

    This is a comprehensive yet practical volume that consolidates information needed by health psychologists working alongside other healthcare professionals. It facilitates the progression of the learner from the classroom to the clinical setting by focusing on the translation of science to practice using concrete examples. The Handbook is divided... more...