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Ethics

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  • Better than Humanby Allen Buchanan

    Oxford University Press, USA 2011; US$ 14.99

    Is it right to use biomedical technologies to make us better than well or even perhaps better than human? Should we view our biology as fixed or should we try to improve on it? College students are already taking cognitive enhancement drugs. The U.S. army is already working to develop drugs and technologies to produce "super soldiers." Scientists... more...

  • Practical Ethics for General Practiceby Wendy A Rogers; Annette Braunack-Mayer

    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...

  • Rethinking Informed Consent in Bioethicsby Neil C. Manson; Onora O'Neill

    Cambridge University Press 2007; US$ 32.00

    A coherent, wide-ranging and practical account of the role of consent in biomedicine, first published in 2007. more...

  • Case Files Medical Ethics and Professionalismby Eugene Toy; Susan P. Raine; Thomas Cochrane

    McGraw-Hill Education 2015; US$ 36.00

    Eugene C. Toy, MD (Houston, TX) is a dual-certified family physician and obstetrician-gynecologist. He is academic chief and program director at Methodist Hospital in Houston. 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...

  • Enhancing Human Capacitiesby Julian Savulescu; Ruud ter Meulen; Guy Kahane

    Wiley 2011; US$ 117.95

    Enhancing Human Capacities is the first to review the very latest scientific developments in human enhancement. It is unique in its examination of the ethical and policy implications of these technologies from a broad range of perspectives. Presents a rich range of perspectives on enhancement from world leading ethicists and scientists from Europe... 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...