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Medical philosophy. Medical ethics

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  • The Health Psychology Handbookby Lee M. Cohen; Dennis E. McChargue; Frank L. Collins

    SAGE Publications 2003; US$ 103.00

    This is a comprehensive yet practical volume that consolidates information needed by health psychologists working alongside other healthcare professionals. It facilitates the progression of the learner from the classroom to the clinical setting by focusing on the translation of science to practice using concrete examples. The Handbook is divided... more...

  • Oxford Textbook of Palliative Medicineby Nathan Cherny; Marie Fallon; Stein Kaasa

    Oxford University Press 2015; US$ 349.99

    The definitive Oxford Textbook of Palliative Medicine, now in its fifth edition, has again been thoroughly updated to offer a truly global perspective in this field of extraordinary talent and thoughtfulness.Updated to include new sections devoted to assessment tools, care of patients with cancer, and the management of issues in the very young and... more...

  • Das Arzt-Patienten-Gesprächby Dieter Rixen; Peter-Michael Hax; Michael Wachholz

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 56.00

    Communication is essential in medicine. This book is an easily understandable and practical introduction to important and relevant principles of doctor-patient dialogue. After a brief introduction to the general principles of communication, the authors outline a roadmap for doctor-patient interactions as well as illuminate different types... more...

  • Vom guten Todby Reiner Sörries

    Butzon & Bercker 2015; US$ 13.35

    Was ist ein "guter Tod"? Gibt es den überhaupt? Reiner Sörries nimmt die neu entbrannte Debatte um die Sterbehilfe zum Anlass, um über diese alte Menschheitsfrage nachzudenken. Er nimmt uns mit auf einen spannenden Streifzug durch die Kulturgeschichte von der Antike über das mittelalterliche "Memento mori", die romantische Idealisierung... more...

  • Ästhetik und Ethik in der Medizinby Dietrich von Engelhardt; Felix Unger

    Verlag und Datenbank für Geisteswissenschaften - VDG Weimar 2006; US$ 22.90

    Medizin verbindet Ästhetik und Ethik auf vielfache Weise, deren Verhältnis ein Grundthema der Philosophie mit einer langen Tradition darstellt. Medizin ist Wissenschaft und Kunst und muß zugleich ethische Prinzipien und Werte in Theorie und Praxis respektieren. Krankheitsbezeichnungen wie Ödipus-Komplex und Münchhausen-Syndrom stammen aus der Literatur;... more...

  • Medizinische Indikationby Andrea Dörries; Volker Lipp

    Kohlhammer Verlag 2015; Not Available

    Ärztliches Handeln beruht rechtlich und ethisch auf dem Zusammenspiel von medizinischer Indikation und Patientenwille. Anders als der Patientenwille hat die medizinische Indikation in der wissenschaftlichen wie in der praxisbezogenen Diskussion bisher jedoch wenig Aufmerksamkeit gefunden. Was verstehen Medizin und Recht unter "medizinischer Indikation"?... more...

  • Advance Care Planningby Michael Coors; Ralf Jox; Jürgen in der Schmitten

    Kohlhammer Verlag 2015; Not Available

    "Advance Care Planning" (ACP, gesundheitliche Vorausplanung) zielt auf eine konsequent am vorausverfügten Patientenwillen orientierte Behandlung für den Fall, dass der Betroffene sich nicht mehr selbst äußern kann. Realisiert wird diese grundlegend neue Herangehensweise durch die Etablierung eines professionell begleiteten Kommunikationsprozesses,... more...

  • An Introduction to Evidence-based Practice in Nursing & Healthcareby Alison Pooler

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 38.95

    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...

  • Ethical Choices in Contemporary Medicineby Mary Ann Gardell Cutter; Raphael Sassower

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 34.95

    "Ethical Choices in Contemporary Medicine" jettisons the standard medical ethics models of "rights" language and shows how the bioethical problems that receive attention from the media and the public are related to and are explicable in terms of the epistemological foundations of science and medicine. These epistemological concerns include how medical... more...

  • Health, Illness and Diseaseby Havi Carel; Rachel Cooper

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    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...