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Medical philosophy. Medical ethics

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  • Medical Ethicsby Michael Boylan

    Wiley 2013; US$ 49.95

    The second edition of Medical Ethics deals accessibly with a broad range of significant issues in bioethics, and presents the reader with the latest developments. This new edition has been greatly revised and updated, with half of the sections written specifically for this new volume. An accessible introduction for beginners, offering a combination... more...

  • Handbuch Trauerbegegnung und -begleitungby Sylvia Brathuhn; Matthias Schnegg; Monika Müller

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2013; US$ 34.80

    Hauptbeschreibung Palliativmedizin und Hospizarbeit haben sich in den vergangenen Jahren in vielfältiger Weise entwickelt. Das hat auch dazu geführt, dass Sterben, Tod und Trauer in der Gesellschaft intensiver wahrgenommen und diskutiert werden. In der Begegnung und Begleitung von schwerkranken und sterbenden Menschen einschließlich... 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...

  • 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...

  • Wunschkinderby Daniela Reitz

    Edition Ruprecht 2011; US$ 43.62

    Welche ethischen Konflikte bestehen im Hinblick auf die Legalisierung der Präimplantationsdiagnostik in Deutschland? Bei der Präimplantationsdiagnostik werden Embryonen vor der Einpflanzung in die Gebärmutter genetisch untersucht. Paaren soll ermöglicht werden, ihren Kinderwunsch zu verwirklichen und dabei bestimmte Erbkrankheiten und Behinderungen... 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...