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Medical philosophy. Medical ethics

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  • Gewissenby Franz-Josef Bormann; Verena Wetzstein

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 140.00

    The concept of conscience has come under siege during the last few decades as a result of structural changes in the health care system. Starting with the pluralization of values in modern societies, a new debate has been launched about the place of conscientious objection in providing medical services. The volume approaches this problem... more...

  • Grenzen der Marktlogikby Marianne Rychner

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2007; US$ 59.99

    Im Tram, der schweizerischen Strassenbahn, hängen oft interessante Dinge. Zum Beispiel in der Stadt Bern zu Beginn des Jahres 2002: Auf Augenhöhe der Fa- gäste machte ein Kartonplakat auf eine Gesundheitsmesse aufmerksam. Wie häufig bei Strassenbahnwerbungen war daran eine Halterung angebracht, der man, gelangweilt von der Fahrt zum Arbeitsplatz, kleine... more...

  • The Handbook of Behavioral Medicineby David I. Mostofsky

    Wiley 2014; US$ 395.00

    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... more...

  • Handbuch Trauerbegegnung und -begleitungby Monika Müller; Sylvia Brathuhn; Matthias Schnegg

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2014; US$ 22.70

    Palliativmedizin und Hospizarbeit haben sich in den vergangenen Jahren in vielfältiger Weise entwickelt. Das hat auch dazu geführt, dass Sterben, Tod und Trauer in der Gesellschaft intensiver wahrgenommen und diskutiert werden. In der Begegnung und Begleitung von schwerkranken und sterbenden Menschen einschließlich ihres Umfelds sind Themen wie Schmerz,... 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...

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

    SAGE Publications 2003; US$ 103.00

    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...

  • 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...

  • Hippocratic Oathsby Raymond Tallis

    Atlantic Books 2015; US$ 13.84

    <p>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. <i>Hippocratic Oaths</i> blends philosophy with public opinion, polemic and... more...

  • 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...

  • 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...