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Medical philosophy. Medical ethics

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  • Reflective Practiceby Janet Hargreaves; Louise Page

    Wiley 2013; US$ 24.95

    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...

  • Ehrenamtliche Sterbebegleitungby Monika Müller; Wolfgang Heinemann

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2013; US$ 37.84

    Die meisten Menschen in Deutschland sterben in Institutionen wie Krankenhäusern oder Pflegeheimen, wo die Personalsituation oft angespannt ist. Damit Patienten und Bewohner in Würde und Geborgenheit ihr Lebensende erleben können, unterstützen zahlreiche ehrenamtliche Sterbebegleiter/-innen die hauptamtlich Tätigen. Die Ehrenamtlichen bringen durch... more...

  • Werden Patienten aus Organspende-Mangel zur aktiven Sterbehilfe überredet? Der Fall Carine aus Belgienby Ferda Nunninger

    Diplomica Verlag 2012; US$ 18.59

    Der Fall Carine aus Belgien löste in Deutschland eine erneute Diskussionswelle über die Legalisierung der aktiven Sterbehilfe aus. Bewertet man die Informationen, so erweckt es den Anschein, dass Carine zur aktiven Sterbehilfe überredet wurde, um als Organspenderin in Frage zu kommen.Warum ist die Sterbehilfedebatte überhaupt ethisch relevant? Welche... 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...

  • Autonomie und Machtby Reiner Anselm; Julia Inthorn; Lukas Kaelin; Ulrich H.J. Körtner

    Edition Ruprecht 2013; US$ 34.92

    Autonomie ist einer der Grundbegriffe der Medizinethik, dem (verborgene) Machtmechanismen innerhalb und außerhalb der Medizin entgegenstehen. Autonomie und Macht stehen dabei sowohl auf der interpersonellen Ebene der stets asymmetrischen Arzt-Patienten-Beziehung als auch auf der strukturellen Ebene des Gesundheitswesens in einem spannungsvollen Verhältnis.... more...

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

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 45.00

    Here is one of the few books that elucidates the wide range and complexity of special concerns intrinsic to the assessment of terminally ill patients and their families. Health care experts discuss psychosocial assessment and measurement and the ability of clinicians to accurately assess and track psychosocial functioning 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...

  • Sterbehilfeby Michael Frieß

    Kohlhammer Verlag 2010; US$ 18.92

    Aktive Sterbehilfe als Ausdruck gläubigen Vertrauens? Die großen Kirchen in Deutschland sind sich in ihrer strikten Ablehnung einer Liberalisierung der Sterbehilfe einig. Umso augenfälliger ist es, dass diese Position von vielen Christen und von anderen Volkskirchen in Europa nicht geteilt wird. Diskutiert wird über das umstrittene Vorbild anderer... more...

  • The Handbook of Behavioral Medicineby David I. Mostofsky

    Wiley 2014; US$ 395.00

    Professor David I. Mostofsky has done it again. He has edited a wonderful book presenting a point of view that differs markedly from most works of this kind. The excellent combination of topics, covered by some of the best researchers and clinicians in the field makes this a must read book by everyone with some interest in behavioural medicine. ?... more...

  • Introduction to Medical Ethicsby Arthur S. M. Lim

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2007; US$ 59.00

    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...