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Medical philosophy. Medical ethics

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  • Patientenrechtegesetzby Kathrin Kubella

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2011; US$ 99.00

    Ein Patientenrechtegesetz soll nach dem Willen der Politik das konstatierte Informations- und Umsetzungsdefizit bezüglich bestehender Patientenrechte im Behandlungsalltag beseitigen. Die Arbeit setzt sich mit den Chancen und den Risiken einer gesetzlichen Regelung der individuellen Rechte und Pflichten von Arzt und Patient auseinander. Thematisiert... more...

  • Philosophy of Medicineby Dov M. Gabbay; Paul Thagard; John Woods; Fred Gifford

    Elsevier Science 2011; US$ 211.00

    This volume covers a wide range of conceptual, epistemological and methodological issues in the philosophy of science raised by reflection upon medical science and practice. Several chapters examine such general meta-scientific concepts as discovery, reduction, theories and models, causal inference and scientific realism as they apply to medicine or... more...

  • The Politics of Physician Assisted Suicideby Nina Clark

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 47.95

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

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Responsible Conduct of Researchby Adil E. Shamoo; David B. Resnik

    Oxford University Press 2014; US$ 26.99

    Since the early 2000s, the field of Responsible Conduct of Research has become widely recognized as essential to scientific education, investigation, and training. At present, research institutions with public funding are expected to have some minimal training and education in RCR for their graduate students, fellows and trainees. These institutions... more...

  • Right to Die and Euthanasiaby Lisa Yount

    Infobase Publishing 2007; US$ 54.00

    The United States, and indeed the Western world, is bitterly divided on the issues of the right to die and euthanasia. Polls reported in 2004 indicated that between four and 10 percent of physicians helped to end a terminally ill patient's life at some time, even though such acts are against the law. Legislators, judges, and ordinary citizens have... more...

  • Should we always act morally?by Sebastian Schleidgen

    Tectum Verlag 2012; US$ 19.08

    Hauptbeschreibung Do moral considerations always override non-moral ones, for instance economically rational considerations? Should we always act in accordance to our moral judgments? Or are there cases in which non-moral motives become or are allowed to become action-guiding? These are the key questions of the debate on moral overridingness, which... more...

  • Spiritualität in den Gesundheitsberufenby Harold G. Koenig; Christoph Witzig; Henriette L. Ludwig

    Kohlhammer Verlag 2012; US$ 33.11

    Ärzte, Pflegekräfte und Psychotherapeuten erheben in Europa bislang im Rahmen ihrer Diagnostik in aller Regel keine spirituelle Anamnese und gehen in der Behandlung nur selten auf die spirituellen Bedürfnisse ihrer Patienten ein. Angehörige der Gesundheitsberufe betrachten Religiosität und Spiritualität entweder nicht als ihren Zuständigkeitsbereich... more...