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Medical philosophy. Medical ethics

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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

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

    Diplomica Verlag 2012; US$ 21.04

    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...

  • 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...

  • The Handbook of Behavioral Medicineby David I. Mostofsky

    Wiley 2014; US$ 395.00

    Handbook of Behavioral Medicine presents a comprehensive overview of the current use of behavioral science techniques in the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of various health related disorders.   Features contributions from a variety of internationally recognized experts in behavioral medicine and related fields Includes authors from... 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...

  • 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...