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Medical philosophy. Medical ethics

  • Complementary and Alternative Medicineby

    Humana Press 2007; US$ 169.00

    Complementary and Alternative Medicine: Ethics, the Patient, and the Physician is the first comprehensive, multidisciplinary book to focus on the ethical challenges of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM), examining the ethical considerations and challenges that increasingly face patients, physicians and complementary and alternative medicine... more...

  • Reading Engelhardtby

    Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 99.00

    This volume consists of fourteen chapters selected from papers presented at the conference `Ethics, Medicine and Health Care: An Appraisal of the Thought of H. Tristram Engelhardt, Jr.' along with a response to those chapters by Engelhardt and a Forew more...

  • Establishing Medical Realityby

    Springer Netherlands 2007; US$ 209.00

    Medicine has been a very fruitful source of significant issues for philosophy over the last 30 years. The vast majority of the issues discussed have been normative ? they have been problems in morality and political philosophy that now make up the field called bioethics. However, biomedical science presents many other philosophical questions that have... more...

  • Advanced Decision Making Methods Applied to Health Careby

    Springer Milan 2012; US$ 159.00

    This book presents a collection of concrete applications to situations detailing the problem areas of making difficult decisions in the health care field. It examines the methodology employed in making these decisions, the implementation and results. more...

  • Reframing Disability and Quality of Lifeby

    Springer Netherlands 2013; US$ 129.00

    This text explores quality of life issues among chronically ill or disabled people from across the globe. It considers the lived experience and subjective well being of these people and also addresses the challenges of psychometric measurement and comparison. more...

  • Health and Cognition in Old Ageby

    Springer International Publishing 2014; US$ 229.00

    In recent years, the aim of research on aging has shifted from prolonging life to fostering healthy and cognitively robust aging of older people.  In order to improve the quality of life of older people, we need to better understand cognitive aging as well as bodily aging.   Health and Cognition in Old Age assembles the cream of research across... more...

  • Clinica psicologica dell?obesitàby

    Springer Milan 2012; US$ 29.95

    Il testo si propone di affrontare il tema dell?obesità e dei disturbi del comportamento alimentare ad essa associati in una prospettiva psicologica che coniuga l?esperienza riabilitativa e di ricerca di psicologi e medici all?interno dell?Istituto Auxologico Italiano, Istituto di Ricovero e Cura a Carattere Scientifico storicamente impegnato nel trattamento... more...

  • Human ICT Implants: Technical, Legal and Ethical Considerationsby

    T.M.C. Asser Press 2012; US$ 109.00

    Human information and communication technology (ICT) implants have developed for many years in a medical context. Such applications have become increasingly advanced, in some cases modifying fundamental brain function. Today, comparatively low-tech implants are being increasingly employed in non-therapeutic contexts, with applications ranging from... more...

  • An Integrated View of Health and Well-beingby

    Springer Netherlands 2013; US$ 129.00

    The traditional health system of India, Ayurveda, seeks a balance in individuals among their biology, psychology and environmental demands. This book details how Ayurveda can be integrated in a general, globalized model of health and well-being. more...

  • Health Psychology in Global Perspectiveby Frances E. Aboud

    SAGE Publications 1998; US$ 85.00

    What do we know about health in other countries? How can we use explanations from health psychology to understand health issues around the world? This volume uses health psychology to compare health issues faced by people in developing and developed countries. Taking a broad social science perspective, Frances E Aboud brings mainstream health psychology... more...