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Medical philosophy. Medical ethics

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  • Patient Participation In Health Care Consultationsby Sarah Collins; Nicky Britten; Johanna Ruusuvuori; Andrew Thompson

    McGraw-Hill Education 2007; US$ 49.00

    How does patient participation work in practice? What does it look like when it happens? This book provides answers to these questions by exploring interconnections between theory, research and practice. It draws on different disciplinary perspectives in health and social sciences. more...

  • Cochrane Handbook for Systematic Reviews of Interventionsby Julian P. T. Higgins; Sally Green

    Wiley 2011; US$ 62.95 US$ 54.56

    Healthcare providers, consumers, researchers and policy makers are inundated with unmanageable amounts of information, including evidence from healthcare research. It has become impossible for all to have the time and resources to find, appraise and interpret this evidence and incorporate it into healthcare decisions. Cochrane Reviews respond to this... more...

  • Conversations on the Edgeby Richard M. Zaner

    Georgetown University Press 2004; US$ 24.95 US$ 19.96

    At the edge of mortality there is a place where the seriously ill or dying waitùa 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 burdensùnot only with... more...

  • Key Debates in Health Careby Gary Taylor

    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...

  • Religion in bioethischen Diskursenby Friedemann Voigt

    De Gruyter 2010; US$ 95.42

    In recent years religion has become a key aspect in the bioethical discourse and can encompass a wide range of different issues. These include the impact of churches and religious leaders on political decision-making processes as well as the religious character of different mentalities, lines of argumentation und concepts. In an interreligious... more...

  • Medical Decision Makingby Alan Schwartz; George Bergus

    Cambridge University Press 2008; US$ 60.00 US$ 49.20

    Translates the theory from the science of decision making into clinically useful tools and principles. more...

  • Assisted Suicideby C. G. Prado

    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...

  • Ethics in Health Services and Policyby Dean M. Harris

    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...

  • Essential Health Psychologyby Mark Forshaw

    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...

  • Medicine, Emotion and Disease, 1700-1950by Dr Fay Bound Alberti

    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...