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Medical philosophy. Medical ethics

  • Gender und Burnoutby Vera Esser

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2016; US$ 26.69

    In ihrer Arbeit untersucht Vera Esser die Wirkung der erlebten Gerechtigkeit in der beruflichen und privaten Rolle auf das Burnout-Risiko. Sie zeigt: je weniger Gerechtigkeit erlebt wird, desto eher treten Burnout-Symptome auf, wobei die Wechselwirkung zwischen der erlebten beruflichen und privaten Gerechtigkeit bei Männern und Frauen jedoch unterschiedlich... more...

  • Clinical Trials of Antidepressantsby Martin M. Katz

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 50.59

    This brief guide takes current clinical trial protocols totask and replaces them with a contemporary framework for improvingnext-generation antidepressants and their underlying science. Innovative modelsare based on a nuanced, neurologically-informed understanding of drugmechanisms and the component cognitive, mood, and behavioral aspects ofdepression.... more...

  • Soziologie von Gesundheit und Krankheitby Matthias Richter; Klaus Hurrelmann

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2016; US$ 29.65

    Dieser Band bietet erstmals einen systematischen Überblick über die zentralen theoretischen Debatten und empirischen Grundlagen der Soziologie von Gesundheit und Krankheit. Führende Expertinnen und Experten geben einen detaillierten Einblick in die relevanten Inhalte und aktuellen Entwicklungen der Disziplin, zum Beispiel die sozialen Determinanten... more...

  • Psychosocial Factors in Arthritisby Perry M. Nicassio

    Springer International Publishing 2015; US$ 141.20

    This book provides an integrative approach for the management and care of the arthritis patient. Many different psychological, social, and behavioral factors have been shown to affect the quality of life of arthritis patients beyond the effects of the disease and the response to medications and treatments. The book establishes a biopsychosocial framework... more...

  • New Directions in the Ethics of Assisted Suicide and Euthanasiaby Michael Cholbi; Jukka Varelius

    Springer International Publishing 2015; US$ 102.36

    This book provides novel perspectives on the ethical justifiability of assisted dying. Seeking to go beyond traditional debates on topics such as the value of human life and questions surrounding intention and causation, this volume promises to shift the terrain of the ethical debates about assisted dying. It reconsiders the role of patient autonomy... more...

  • Principles of Health Care Ethicsby Richard Edmund Ashcroft; Angus Dawson; Heather Draper; John McMillan

    Wiley 2015; US$ 463.00 US$ 416.70

    Edited by four leading members of the new generation of medical and healthcare ethicists working in the UK, respected worldwide for their work in medical ethics, Principles of Health Care Ethics, Second Edition  is a standard resource for students, professionals, and academics wishing to understand current and future issues in healthcare ethics.... more...

  • Respiratory Healthby Mieczyslaw Pokorski

    Springer International Publishing 2015; US$ 102.36

    The tracheobronchial tree is open to the environment surrounding the body. Respiration has thus the essential bearing on general morbidity, vulnerability to disease and immunity. Further, respiratory function shapes the neuropsychological responses to succumbing to disease, controls the mind-to-body interaction and sets the perception of quality of... more...

  • Health Psychology, 2nd Editionby Deborah Fish Ragin

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 173.00

    A truly interdisciplinary approach to the study of health, Health Psychology: An Interdisciplinary Approach uses the social ecological perspective to explore the impact of five systems on individual health outcomes: individual, culture/family, social/physical environment, health systems and health policy. In order to provide readers with an understanding... more...

  • Critical Careby Peter Sedgwick; Andrew Todd; Jonathan Pye; Rodney Baxendale; Hamish Ferguson-Stuart; Stephen Flatt; Anne McCormick; Layla Welford; Karen Mackinnon; Mirabai Galashan; Julian Raffay; Richard Wharton; Mark Clayton; Debbie Hodge; Charles Thody; Steve Nolan

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2015; US$ 34.95

    Focusing on spiritual care within the delivery and provision of healthcare today, the contributors combine academic and professional expertise to discuss themes including: spirituality, pluralism and multi-faith practice, healthcare ethics, legal and policy issues, mental health, and beginning and end of life issues. more...

  • Death on Demandby Michael DeCesare

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2015; US$ 34.00

    Death on Demand explores the polarizing role of Jack Kevorkian—“Dr. Death”—and his role as the most visible leader of the right-to-die movement. The book examines Kevorkian’s activities in the context of the right-to-die movement to understand his crucial role in bringing the controversial practice of assisted suicide into the public conversation.... more...