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- Oxford University Press 2008; US$ 48.99
General practice provides the first point of contact to medical care for patients across the world. GPs have obligations to patients in their care, to the government for responsible use of resources, and to communities for the standard of health services provided. Ethics is at the heart of health services, dealing with fundamental questions about what... more...
- Oxford University Press, UK 2006; US$ 18.99
Genetic and reproductive technology now offers us the possibility of choosing what kinds of children we do and don't have. Should we welcome this power, or should we fear its implications? The renowned moral philosopher and best-selling author Jonathan Glover suggests how we should try to deal with this urgent problem. Surely parents owe it to... more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2010; US$ 55.00
Introduction The Four Topics Resources in Clinical Ethics Acknowledgments Bibliography The Four Topics Chart Topic One: Medical Indications 1.1 Indicated and Nonindicated Interventions 1.2 Clinical Judgment and Clinical Uncertainty 1.3 Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) and Orders not to Resuscitate (DNR) 1.4 Medical Error 1.5 Determination... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2008; US$ 17.95
National Book Critics Circle Award Winner (Nonfiction) PEN/Oakland Award Winner BCALA Nonfiction Award Winner Gustavus Meyers Award Winner From the era of slavery to the present day, the first full history of black America?s shocking mistreatment as unwilling and unwitting experimental subjects at the hands of the medical establishment. Medical... more...
- Encounter Books 2002; US$ 16.95
When his teenaged son Christopher, brain-damaged in an auto accident, developed a 106-degree fever following weeks of unconsciousness, John Campbell asked the attending physician for help. The doctor refused. Why bother? The boy?s life was effectively over. Campbell refused to accept this verdict. He demanded treatment and threatened legal action.... more...
- SAGE India 2010; US$ 22.95
One Little Finger is the autobiography of Malini Chiba woman who defied all odds to emerge victorious in spite of a crippling disability and an indifferent society; who dragged herself out of the limits of her condition. This is the story of Malinis search for independence and identity, and her zeal to live a full, meaningful life despite... more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2011; US$ 48.99
Contemporary bioethics, now roughly 40 years old as a discipline, originated in the United States with a primarily Anglo-American cultural ethos. It continues to be professionalized and institutionalized as a maturing discipline at the intersections of philosophy, medicine, law, social sciences, and humanities. Increasingly bioethics - along with its... more...