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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...

  • 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...

  • Medical Ethics Todayby BMA Medical Ethics Department

    Wiley 2008; US$ 173.95

    Doctors and medical students confront increasingly complicated ethical dilemmas. To respond effectively they need skills in ethical reasoning and an understanding of the law and professional guidance. This book helps them achieve these things. It provides practical advice and guidance that draws upon the large volume of enquiries received by the BMAs... more...

  • Evidence-Based Health Care Workbookby Trisha Greenhalgh; Anna Donald

    Blackwell Publishing Ltd. 1999; US$ 54.95

    Based on Trisha Greenhalghs course on teaching evidence based health care, this workbook can be used as a stand alone self learning book, either for groups or individuals. The different units covering areas such as decision analysis and diagnostic testing each contain a published paper with exercises for the user, and critical appraisal checklists.... more...

  • Medical Humanitiesby Martyn Evans

    Blackwell Publishing Ltd. 2001; US$ 49.95

    The purpose of medical humanities is to improve the delivery of effective health care through a better understanding of disease. Based on a highly successful seminar, this book provides a comprehensive and authoritative reference for what is becoming a professional requirement in medicine. more...

  • How Doctors Thinkby Kathryn Montgomery

    Oxford University Press 2005; US$ 25.99

    Defines the nature and importance of clinical judgement. Although physicians make use of science, this book argues that medicine is not itself a science, but rather an interpretive practice that relies on clinical reasoning. It also contends that there can be adverse side effects to assuming that medicine is strictly science. more...