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  • Life in Crisisby Peter Redfield

    University of California Press 2013; US$ 29.95

    Life in Crisis tells the story of Médecins Sans Frontières (Doctors Without Borders or MSF) and its effort to "save lives" on a global scale. Begun in 1971 as a French alternative to the Red Cross, the MSF has grown into an international institution with a reputation for outspoken protest as well as technical efficiency. It has also expanded beyond... more...

  • An Introduction to Global Health Ethicsby Andrew D. Pinto; Ross E. G. Upshur

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 46.95

    The field of global health is expanding rapidly. An increasing number of trainees are studying and working with marginalized populations, often within low and middle-income countries. Such endeavours are beset by ethical dilemmas: mitigating power differentials, addressing cultural differences in how health and illness are viewed, and obtaining individual... more...

  • The Cambridge Companion to Life and Deathby Steven Luper

    Cambridge University Press 2014; US$ 24.00

    This volume discusses the philosophical issues connected with the nature and significance of life and death, and the ethics of killing. more...

  • Medical Apartheidby Harriet A. Washington

    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...

  • Appreciative Healthcare Practiceby Gwilym Wyn Roberts

    M&K Update Ltd 2015; US$ 14.99

    Written by a leading healthcare academic and an accredited international business coach, this book takes a new approach to one of the most crucial issues in healthcare - how to care for patients appreciatively, responsively and compassionately. In the light of the findings of the Francis Report (2013), and at a time when healthcare services are under... 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...

  • Caring, Curing, Copingby Anne H. Bishop; John R. Scudder; Va.) Lynchburg Conference

    University of Alabama Press 2015; US$ 24.95

    A popular conception of medical care is that nurses care, physicians cure, and patients cope. The significant theme that runs throughout this volume is that the fundamental mission of medicine is caring, and curing may be only one component of that broad mission. Each of the chapters speaks to that theme, although each approaches it from... 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...