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Medical philosophy. Medical ethics

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

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 43.92

    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...

  • Hippocratic Oathsby Raymond Tallis

    Atlantic Books 2015; US$ 11.99

    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... more...

  • Medical Ethics Todayby BMA Medical Ethics Department

    Wiley 2008; US$ 173.95 US$ 150.76

    Doctors and medical students confront increasingly complicated ethical dilemmas. To respond effectively they need skills in ethical reasoning and an understanding of the law and professional guidance. This book helps them achieve these things. It provides practical advice and guidance that draws upon the large volume of enquiries received by the BMAs... more...

  • Evidence-Based Health Care Workbookby Trisha Greenhalgh; Anna Donald

    Blackwell Publishing Ltd. 1999; US$ 54.95 US$ 47.62

    Based on Trisha Greenhalghs course on teaching evidence based health care, this workbook can be used as a stand alone self learning book, either for groups or individuals. The different units covering areas such as decision analysis and diagnostic testing each contain a published paper with exercises for the user, and critical appraisal checklists.... more...

  • Medical Humanitiesby Martyn Evans

    Blackwell Publishing Ltd. 2001; US$ 49.95 US$ 43.29

    The purpose of medical humanities is to improve the delivery of effective health care through a better understanding of disease. Based on a highly successful seminar, this book provides a comprehensive and authoritative reference for what is becoming a professional requirement in medicine. more...

  • How Doctors Thinkby Kathryn Mongtomery

    Oxford University Press 2005; US$ 25.99 US$ 22.35

    How Doctors Think defines the nature and importance of clinical judgment. Although physicians make use of science, this book argues that medicine is not itself a science but rather an interpretive practice that relies on clinical reasoning. A physician looks at the patient's history along with the presenting physical signs and symptoms and juxtaposes... more...

  • Psychological Care for Ill and Injured Peopleby Keith A. Nichols

    McGraw-Hill Education 2003; US$ 46.00

    Examines the importance of psychological care for ill and injured people. This book gives practical advice to develop health professionals' personal clinical practice by providing a guide to the organization of psychological care and 'coaching' in the essential skills. It is suitable for health care professionals who have regular patient contact. more...

  • Animal and Human Health and Welfareby L. Nordenfelt

    CABI 2006; US$ 70.00

    For many years scientists within human and animal science have extensively discussed the philosophy of medicine, but never have both sides communicated on their concepts of health, quality of life and welfare, with each other. This book helps clarify the difficult but central notions of health and welfare by comparing the human and animal variants... more...

  • Clinical Judgement In The Health And Welfare Professionsby Susan White

    McGraw-Hill Education 2003; US$ 47.00

    Drawing on the authors' own detailed ethnographic and discourse analytic studies and on developments in social science, this book aims to reconstitute clinical judgement and case formulation as both practical-moral and rational-technical activities. It is for educators, managers, practitioners and advanced students in health and social care. more...

  • Evidence-based Practice in Medicine and Health Careby Ruud ter Meulen; N. Biller-Andorno; Christian Lenk; Reidar Lie

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2005; US$ 73.64

    Evidence-based Medicine (EBM) is feared to become a kind of cook-book medicine that has nothing to do with the traditional skills and ethics. This volume shows the contribution EBM makes and might make to medical practice and health policy. It describes as many viewpoints as possible with a focus on the ethical issues that are at stake in this... more...