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Medical philosophy. Medical ethics

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  • 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...

  • Introduction to Medical Ethicsby Arthur S. M. Lim

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2007; US$ 34.00

    Throughout history, men have repeatedly made judgments regarding their own conduct and that of their fellow men. Some acts have been judged to be right or good, while other acts have been denounced as wrong or evil. Ethical judgment in medicine, as in other areas of life, is an attempt to distinguish between good and bad conduct. This book is based... more...

  • Knowledge Translation in Health Careby Sharon Straus; Jacqueline Tetroe; Ian D. Graham

    Wiley 2013; US$ 72.95

    Knowledge Translation in Health Care is a practical introduction to knowledge translation for everyone working and learning within health policy and funding agencies, and as researchers, clinicians and trainees. Using everyday examples, it explains how to use research findings to improve health care in real life. This new second edition defines... more...

  • Knowledge to Action?by Sue Dopson; Louise Fitzgerald

    Oxford University Press 2005; US$ 67.99

    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...

  • LIFE Worthy of Life: Voices of Descendants of Euthanasia Victimsby Lucia Sarva Posey

    Frank & Timme 2014; US$ 28.39

    The fate of Nazi Euthanasia victims exerts influence on their descendants in the generations to follow. The Euthanasia killings were supposedly intended to further the German race both through the elimination of hereditary diseases and the eradication of people who did not fit into a society of Aryan superiority. In this study, to break through the... more...

  • Lernaufgaben für die lernfeldorientierte Ausbildung in den Pflegeberufenby Sabine Balzer; Thomas Mischkowitz

    Schlütersche Verlagsgesellschaft 2010; US$ 11.35

    In den Ausbildungen der Gesundheits- und Krankenpflege sowie der Altenpflege müssen die Lernorte "Schule" und "Praxis" eng miteinander kooperieren. Dabei hilft diese Sammlung von Lernaufgaben aus allen drei Ausbildungsjahren. Diese transportieren Kenntnisse und Fähigkeiten aus dem Unterricht in die praktische Pflege von Patienten.... more...

  • Letzte Dingeby Karin von Flüe; Der Schweizerische Beobachter; Käthi Zeugin; Ursula Trümpy; Krisztina Faller; Luxwerk Candrian/Jaggi; Focus Grafik

    Beobachter-Edition 2012; US$ 35.99

    Wie verfasse ich eine Patientenverfügung? Wo will ich meine letzte Ruhe finden? Sind meine Liebsten gut abgesichert? Dieser Ratgeber beantwortet alle Fragen, die sich am Ende des Lebens stellen. Der erste Teil wendet sich an alle, die für die letzte Lebensphase vorsorgen wollen: - Sind meine Liebsten gut abgesichert? - Wer soll mich einmal pflegen? -... more...