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Medical philosophy. Medical ethics

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  • 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...

  • Dignity Therapyby Harvey Max Chochinov

    Oxford University Press 2011; US$ 54.99

    Maintaining dignity for patients approaching death is a core principle of palliative care. Dignity therapy, a psychological intervention developed by Dr. Harvey Max Chochinov and his internationally lauded research group, has been designed specifically to address many of the psychological, existential, and spiritual challenges that patients and their... 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...

  • Handbook of Primary Care Psychologyby Leonard J. Haas

    Oxford University Press 2004; US$ 74.99

    Serves as a toolbox of clinical resources for the psychologist working in primary care settings. This handbook helps codify the role of the primary care psychologist by providing clinicians with background knowledge of the primary care system, orienting frameworks for practice, and overviews of clinical conditions. more...

  • Animal and Human Health and Welfareby L. Nordenfelt

    CABI 2006; US$ 70.00

    For many years scientists within human and animal science have extensively discussed the philosophy of medicine, but never have both sides communicated on their concepts of health, quality of life and welfare, with each other. This book helps clarify the difficult but central notions of health and welfare by comparing the human and animal variants... more...