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  • Philosophical Reflections on Disabilityby

    Springer Netherlands 2009; US$ 99.00

    This project draws together the diverse strands of the debate regarding disability in a way never before combined in a single volume. After providing a representative sampling of competing philosophical approaches to the conceptualization of disability as such, the volume goes on to address such themes as the complex interplay between disability and... more...

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

    Wiley 2015; US$ 449.00

    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...

  • Management Mistakes in Healthcareby Paul B. Hofmann; Frankie Perry; Richard J. Davidson

    Cambridge University Press 2004; US$ 44.00

    This book defines management mistakes and offers a variety of models and case studies to classify and interpret them. more...

  • Culture of Deathby Wesley J. Smith

    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...

  • One Little Fingerby Malini Chib

    SAGE India 2010; US$ 22.95

    One Little Finger is the autobiography of Malini Chib—a 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 Malini’s search for independence and identity, and her zeal to live a full, meaningful life despite... more...

  • Bioethics Around the Globeby Catherine Myser

    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...

  • The Picture of Healthby Henri Colt; Silvia Quadrelli; Friedman Lester

    Oxford University Press, USA 2011; US$ 37.99

    Film and literature have long been mined for interesting examples and case studies in order to teach biomedical ethics to students. This volume presents a collection of about 80 very brief, accessible essays written by international experts from medicine, social sciences, and the humanities, all of whom have experience using film in their teaching... more...

  • Healersby David Schenck; Larry Churchill

    Oxford University Press, USA 2011; US$ 23.99

    In this groundbreaking volume, David Schenck and Larry Churchill present the results of fifty interviews with practitioners identified by their peers as "healers," exploring in depth the things that the best clinicians do. They focus on specific actions that exceptional healers perform to improve their relationships with their patients and,... more...

  • Medical Benefit and the Human Lotteryby Duff R. Waring

    Springer 2008; US$ 159.00

    Bioethicists, moral philosophers and social policy analysts have long debated about how we should decide who shall be saved with scarce, lifesaving resources when not all can be saved. It is often claimed that it is fairer to save younger persons and that age is an ethically relevant consideration in such tragic decisions. Medical benefit should be... more...

  • Contemporary Debates in Bioethicsby Arthur L. Caplan; Robert Arp

    Wiley 2013; US$ 99.95

    Contemporary Debates in Bioethics features a timely collection of highly readable, debate-style arguments contributed by many of today?s top bioethics scholars, focusing on core bioethical concerns of the twenty-first century. Written in an engaging, debate-style format for accessibility to non-specialists Features general introductions to... more...