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- Georgetown University Press 2004; US$ 29.95
At the edge of mortality there is a place where the seriously ill or dying wait?a place where they may often feel vulnerable or alone. For over forty years, bioethicist cum philosopher Richard Zaner has been at the side of many of those people offering his incalculable gift of listening, and helping to lighten their burdens?not only with his considerable... more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2010; US$ 42.00
Key Debates in Healthcare explores the answers to these and many more topical questions in healthcare. The book considers eight main debates in healthcare, ranging from the role of the state in the provision of health care to the rights of patients, and the responsibilities each of us have for our own health. more...
- De Gruyter 2010; US$ 91.76
Die Bedeutung von Religion in bioethischen Diskursen hat in den letzten Jahren große Aufmerksamkeit erfahren. Unter diesem Stichwort verbirgt sich ein ganzes Bündel unterschiedlicher Probleme. Es geht dabei sowohl um den Einfluss, den die Kirchen und religiöse Akteure auf politische Entscheidungsprozesse nehmen, als auch um die religiöse Prägung... more...
- University of Ottawa Press 2000; US$ 11.99
When it became possible to extend the dying process, it became necessary to decide when to stop doing so because of the enormous personal and social costs. But perspectives on "assisted suicide" vary greatly. Physicians see it as a medical issue, jurists as a legal issue, philosophers as a moral issue and the media as a political issue. These original... more...
- Wiley 2011; US$ 85.00 US$ 73.67
This comprehensive textbook analyzes the ethical issues of health and health care in global perspective. Ideal for students of public health, medicine, nursing and allied health professions, public policy, and ethics, the book helps students in all these areas to develop important competencies in their chosen fields. Applying a comparative, or multicultural,... more...
- Taylor & Francis Ltd 2002; US$ 35.00
The Essential Psychology Series bridges the gap between simple introductory texts aimed at pre-university studetns and higher level textbooks for upper level undergraduates. Each volume in the series is designed to provide concise yet up-to-date descriptions of the major areas of psychology for first year undergraduates or students taking psychology... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2006; US$ 115.00
Using interdisciplinary techniques and original research findings, this volume explores the shift from humoral to nervous interpretations of emotion; the emotional nature of the medical professional-patient relationship; and the extent to which gender might influence the diagnosis, treatment and prognosis of pathological emotional conditions. more...
- New Harbinger Publications 2008; US$ 17.95
This book offers family members caring for a dying loved one a balance of practical decision-making advice, medical information, and emotional support for a trying time. It offers readers caring and compassionate advice for making difficult decisions about end-of-life care. more...
- New Harbinger Publications 2011; US$ 16.95
In Leaves Falling Gently , clinician and researcher Susan Bauer-Wu presents mindfulness and compassion practices designed to help readers with serious illnesses find fulfillment and peace. Readers learn a variety of skills for improving their quality of life, coping with fears, and making meaningful connections with others. more...