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Medical philosophy. Medical ethics

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  • Gewissenby Franz-Josef Bormann; Verena Wetzstein

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 140.00

    The concept of conscience has come under siege during the last few decades as a result of structural changes in the health care system. Starting with the pluralization of values in modern societies, a new debate has been launched about the place of conscientious objection in providing medical services. The volume approaches this problem from an interdisciplinary... more...

  • What Patients Teachby Larry R. Churchill; Joseph B. Fanning; David Schenck

    Oxford University Press, USA 2013; US$ 25.99

    Being a patient is a unique interpersonal experience but it is also a universal human experience. The relationships formed when we are patients can also teach some of life's most important lessons, and these relationships provide a special window into ethics, especially the ethics of healthcare professionals. This book answers two basic questions:... more...

  • A Good Deathby Rodney Syme

    Melbourne University Press 2008; Not Available

    A Good Death is a candid and provocative account of the experiences of many terminally ill people Dr Rodney Syme has assisted to end their lives. Over the past thirty years Syme has challenged the law on voluntary euthanasia&emdash;at first clandestinely and now publicly&emdash;risking prosecution in doing so. He again risks prosecution for writing... more...

  • End of Life Careby Nigel Hartley

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2013; US$ 39.95

    This comprehensive guide for practitioners working in end of life care covers everything from the different roles in the multi-disciplinary care team, the stages that a patient at the end of their life experiences and the professional help needed at each stage and gives a complete grounding of the current climate and philosophy in end of life care. more...

  • Clinical Examination Skills for Healthcare Professionalsby Mark Ranson

    M&K Update Ltd 2014; US$ 12.99

    Today, an increasing number of healthcare professionals (including nurses, midwives and members of many allied professions) have to conduct the vital first stage in a patient’s journey - taking a clinical history and conducting an effective physical examination. This book offers clear, practical guidance on the fundamentals of clinical examination... more...

  • Psychosocial Assessment in Terminal Careby Barrie Phd Cassileth; Dennis Turk; David M Dush

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 45.00

    Health care experts examine specific methodological considerations in terminal care in this important volume. This They address issues of psychosocial assessment and measurement and the ability of clinicians and researchers in palliative terminal care to accurately assess and track psychosocial functioning and experiences of patients and their families. more...

  • Quality of Life in Jewish Bioethicsby Noam J. Zohar

    Lexington Books 2006; US$ 32.99

    This anthology of original essays by leading thinkers in the field gathers together in one place voices from diverse theological and practical commitments. Unlike other publications on Jewish bioethics, it adopts an explicitly pluralistic stance. The book addresses tension between the 'quality of life' and the 'sanctity of life' issues, and will be... more...

  • Bioethics Beyond the Headlinesby Albert R. Jonsen

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2005; US$ 26.99

    Bioethics Beyond the Headlines is a primer in bioethics. You will not find convoluted philosophical arguments in this volume. Rather, you will find an engaging sampling of the key questions in bioethics, including euthanasia, assisted reproduction, cloning and stem cells, neuroscience, access to healthcare, and even research on animals and questions... more...

  • An Introduction to Evidence-based Practice in Nursing & Healthcareby Alison Pooler

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 34.95

    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...

  • Reflective Practiceby Janet Hargreaves; Louise Page

    Wiley 2013; US$ 64.95

    Reflective practice is an essential skill for those working in health and social care, but why is it so vital and how can it be learned? As inter-disciplinary working becomes more common, finding shared ways of reflection on practice are becoming more and more important. How do we share our ideas and thoughts to enrich both professionals and their... more...