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  • Hippocratic, Religious, and Secular Medical Ethicsby Robert M. Veatch

    Georgetown University Press 2012; US$ 29.95

    Where should physicians get their ethics? Professional codes such as the Hippocratic Oath claim moral authority for those in a particular field, yet according to medical ethicist Robert Veatch, these codes have little or nothing to do with how members of a guild should understand morality or make ethical decisions. While the Hippocratic Oath continues... more...

  • Case Studies in Pharmacy Ethicsby Robert Veatch; Amy Haddad

    Oxford University Press, USA 2008; US$ 29.99

    Pharmacists face ethical choices constantly - sometimes dramatic life-and-death decisions, but more often subtle, less conspicuous choices that are nonetheless important. Among the topics confronted are assisted suicide, conscientious refusal, pain management, equitable distribution of drug resources within institutions and managed care plans, confidentiality,... more...

  • Research Ethicsby Gary Comstock

    Cambridge University Press 2013; US$ 36.00

    A portable and imaginative aid to moral decision-making for students in all disciplines from social sciences to engineering. more...

  • Forensic Gynaecologyby Maureen Dalton

    Cambridge University Press 2014; US$ 68.00

    Details the provision of good-quality care to the victims of sexual and domestic violence. Content suitable for postgraduate examinations. more...

  • FASTtrack: Law and Ethics in Pharmacy Practiceby Ruth Rodgers; Catherine Dewsbury; Andrew Lea

    Pharmaceutical Press 2010; US$ 30.00

    Are your exams coming up?; Are you drowning in textbooks and lecture notes and wondering where to begin? Take the FASTtrack route to successful revision for your examinations. FASTtrack provides the ultimate lecture notes and is a must-have for all pharmacy undergraduate students wanting to revise and test themselves for forthcoming exams. Law and... more...

  • A Bed for the Nightby David Rieff

    Simon & Schuster 2013; US$ 24.99

    Timely and controversial, A Bed for the Night reveals how humanitarian organizations trying to bring relief in an ever more violent and dangerous world are often betrayed and misused, and have increasingly lost sight of their purpose. Humanitarian relief workers, writes David Rieff, are the last of the just. And in the Bosnias, the Rwandas, and... more...

  • The Ethics Police?: The Struggle to Make Human Research Safeby Robert Klitzman

    Oxford University Press 2015; US$ 39.99

    Research on human beings saves countless lives, but has at times harmed the participants. To what degree then should government regulate science, and how? The horrors of Nazi concentration camp experiments and the egregious Tuskegee syphilis study led the US government, in 1974, to establish Research Ethics Committees, known as Institutional Review... more...

  • Medizin - Zwang - Gesellschaftby Dominik Groß; Jean-Philippe Ernst; Mareike Kehl; Michaela Thal

    Medizinisch Wissenschaftliche Verlagsgesellschaft 2015; US$ 28.69

    Zwang zeigt sich in der Medizin in unterschiedlichsten Kontexten und Formen: von expliziten Zwangsmaßnahmen wie der stationären Unterbringung oder der Behandlung gegen den Willen der Betroffenen bis hin zu impliziten Formen von Heteronomie wie der Präformierung und Begrenzung von Handlungsspielräumen durch spezifische medizinische Deutungshoheiten.... 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...