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Medical philosophy. Medical ethics

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  • Methods in Medical Ethicsby Jeremy Sugarman; Daniel P. Sulmasy

    Georgetown University Press 2010; US$ 39.95

    Medical ethics draws upon methods from a wide array of disciplines, including anthropology, economics, epidemiology, health services research, history, law, medicine, nursing, philosophy, psychology, sociology, and theology. In this influential book, outstanding scholars in medical ethics bring these many methods together in one place to be systematically... more...

  • Knowledge to Action?by Sue Dopson; Louise Fitzgerald

    Oxford University Press 2005; US$ 54.99

    Health services can and should be improved by applying research findings about best practice. Yet, in Knolwedge to Action?, the authors explore why it nevertheless proves notoriously difficult to implement change based on research evidence in the face of strong professional views and complex organizational structures. The book draws on a large body... 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...

  • Philosophy of Medicineby Dov M. Gabbay; Paul Thagard; John Woods; Fred Gifford

    Elsevier Science 2011; US$ 219.00

    This volume covers a wide range of conceptual, epistemological and methodological issues in the philosophy of science raised by reflection upon medical science and practice. Several chapters examine such general meta-scientific concepts as discovery, reduction, theories and models, causal inference and scientific realism as they apply to medicine or... more...

  • Patientenrechtegesetzby Kathrin Kubella

    Springer 2011; US$ 89.95

    Ein Patientenrechtegesetz soll nach dem Willen der Politik das konstatierte Informations- und Umsetzungsdefizit bezüglich bestehender Patientenrechte im Behandlungsalltag beseitigen. Die Arbeit setzt sich mit den Chancen und den Risiken einer gesetzlichen Regelung der individuellen Rechte und Pflichten von Arzt und Patient auseinander. Thematisiert... more...

  • Dignity Therapy : Final Words for Final Daysby Harvey Max Chochinov

    Oxford University Press, USA 2011; US$ 48.99

    Maintaining dignity for patients approaching death is a core principle of palliative care. Translating that principle into methods of guiding care at the end of life, however, can be a complicated and daunting task. Dignity therapy, a psychological intervention developed by Dr. Harvey Max Chochinov and his internationally lauded research group, has... 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...

  • Medical Ethics Todayby British Medical Association

    Wiley 2012; US$ 214.95

    This is your source for authoritative and comprehensive guidance from the British Medical Association (BMA) Medical Ethics Department covering both routine and highly contentious medico-legal issues faced by health care professionals. The new edition updates the information from both the legal and ethical perspectives and reflects developments surrounding... more...

  • Medicine and Moral Reasoningby K. W. M. Fulford; Grant Gillett; Janet Martin Soskice

    Cambridge University Press 1994; US$ 42.00

    A collection examining the theoretical basis of medical ethics and the nature of moral thinking. more...