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Medical philosophy. Medical ethics

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  • 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...

  • Wir, die Mechaniker von Leib und Seeleby Christian Hoffstadt; Franz Peschke; Andreas Andreas Schulz-Buchta

    Projekt Verlag 2006; US$ 8.14

    Der vierte Band der Reihe Aspekte der Medizinphilosophie, "Wir, die Mechaniker von Leib und Seele. Gesammelte medizin-philosophische Schriften Klaus Reicherts", ist eine Hommage an den Begründer der Reihe, der 2005 verstorben ist. Seine Texte - bislang unveröffentlichte, vergriffene als auch bereits veröffentlichte - sind hier... more...

  • Sterbebeistand, Sterbebegleitung, Sterbegeleitby Franco Rest

    Kohlhammer Verlag 2006; US$ 24.45

    Die Verdrängung des Todes und die Verlagerung des Sterbens in besondere Einrichtungen und Institutionen führen zu einem wachsenden Bedürfnis nach Orientierung über die Art und Weise, Sterbende auf ihrem letzten Lebensabschnitt zu begleiten. Dieses Buch trägt wesentlich zur Befähigung pflegerischer, medizinischer und sozialer Begleitpersonen bei, verantwortliche... more...

  • Health, Illness and Diseaseby Havi Carel; Rachel Cooper

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 75.00

    What counts as health or ill health? How do we deal with the fallibility of our own bodies? Should illness and disease be considered simply in biological terms, or should considerations of its emotional impact dictate our treatment of it? Our understanding of health and illness had become increasingly more complex in the modern world, as we are able... more...

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

    Oxford University Press 2014; US$ 35.99

    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...

  • The Biological Foundations of Bioethicsby Tim Lewens

    Oxford University Press 2014; US$ 48.99

    Much recent thought on the ethics of new biomedical technologies, and work in ethics and political philosophy more generally, is committed to hidden and contestable views about the nature of biological reality. This selection of essays by Tim Lewens, a leading expert in the field, teases out these biological foundations of bioethical writing and subjects... more...

  • Health and Societyby Gary Taylor

    McGraw-Hill Education 2010; US$ 42.00

    Key Debates in Healthcare explores the answers to these and many more topical questions in healthcare. The book considers eight main debates in healthcare, ranging from the role of the state in the provision of health care to the rights of patients, and the responsibilities each of us have for our own health. more...

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

    Elsevier Science 2011; US$ 219.00

    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...

  • Wunschkinderby Daniela Reitz

    Edition Ruprecht 2011; US$ 37.91

    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...