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Medical philosophy. Medical ethics

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  • Grenzen der Marktlogikby Marianne Rychner

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2007; US$ 59.99

    Mehr Markt und Wettbewerb im Gesundheitswesen, so der Tenor aktueller gesundheitspolitischer Debatten, soll Transparenz schaffen, Kosten senken, Missbräuche verhindern und die Qualität der Leistungen steigern. Marianne Rychner zeigt anhand objektiv-hermeneutischer Materialanalysen, in welcher Weise professionalisierte ärztliche Praxis und die Logik... 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$ 99.00

    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...

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

    Cambridge University Press 1994; US$ 44.00

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

  • Should we always act morally?by Sebastian Schleidgen

    Tectum Verlag 2012; US$ 19.23

    Hauptbeschreibung Do moral considerations always override non-moral ones, for instance economically rational considerations? Should we always act in accordance to our moral judgments? Or are there cases in which non-moral motives become or are allowed to become action-guiding? These are the key questions of the debate on moral overridingness, which... more...

  • Sterbehilfeby Tobias Schrader

    Tectum Verlag 2012; US$ 26.92

    Hauptbeschreibung Tobias Schrader widmet sich dem griechischen Ursprungsbegriff "µÅ,±½±Ãί±"(Euthanasie) und zeichnet dessen Bedeutungswandel über die letzten 2500 Jahre nach. Er erklärt leicht verständlich die aktuelle Gesetzeslage in Deutschland und Frankreich, zeigt rechtliche Konsequenzen auf und zieht Vergleiche mit anderen europäischen Ländern.... more...