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Medical philosophy. Medical ethics

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  • Fundamentals of Evidence Based Medicineby Kameshwar Prasad

    Springer 2013; US$ 69.99

    This is a basic book on evidence-based medicine (EBM). It starts with an introduction to the topic. It outlines the relationship between EBM and research and quality of care. Then It goes on to cover the most commonly used modules of EBM, i.e. therapy, diagnosis, prognosis and meta-analysis. Each module starts with an introduction to fundamental concepts,... more...

  • 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...

  • The Politics of Physician Assisted Suicideby Nina Clark

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 146.00

    First published in 1997. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Assisted Dyingby Jo Cartwright; Lesley Mary Close; Terry Pratchett

    Peter Owen Publishers 2014; US$ 9.99

    The latest developments in the arguments for and against assisted dying, with a foreword by Terry Pratchett Assisted dying is perhaps one of the most divisive issues of the modern age, generating endless headlines and moral debates. Published in conjunction with the organization Dignity in Dying, this important book provides a forum for expert... more...

  • Entwicklung und Umsetzung von Gesundheitszielen für Seniorinnen und Senioren: Ein Hamburger Pilotprojektby Miriam Rathke

    Diplomica Verlag 2012; US$ 39.97

    Hauptbeschreibung In Folge des demografischen Wandels ist es von hoher Notwendigkeit, für Selbständigkeit und Gesundheit im Alter zu sorgen. Das vorliegende Buch befasst sich mit dem Hamburger Pilotprojekt der Entwicklung und Umsetzung von Gesundheitszielen für Senioren/-innen in dem Hamburger Bezirk Altona, in dem innerhalb von zwei Jahren (2008... more...