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  • Transplantation Ethicsby Robert M. Veatch; Lainie F. Ross

    Georgetown University Press 2014; US$ 39.95

    Although the history of organ transplant has its roots in ancient Christian mythology, it is only in the past fifty years that body parts from a dead person have successfully been procured and transplanted into a living person. After fourteen years, the three main issues that Robert Veatch first outlined in his seminal study Transplantation Ethics... more...

  • Human Tissue in Transplantation and Researchby David Price

    Cambridge University Press 2009; US$ 40.00

    A proposal for resolving tensions between professionals and society regarding tissue for transplants and research, while properly protecting donors' interests. more...

  • Medical Ethics: A Very Short Introductionby Tony Hope

    OUP Oxford 2004; US$ 7.99

    Issues in medical ethics are rarely out of the media and it is an area of ethics that has particular interest for the general public as well as the medical practitioner. This short and accessible introduction provides an invaluable tool with which to think about the ethical values that lie at the heart of medicine. Tony Hope deals with thorny moral... more...

  • Public Health Law and Ethicsby Lawrence O. Gostin

    University of California Press 2010; US$ 54.95

    Now revised and expanded to cover today?s most pressing health threats, Public Health Law and Ethics probes the legal and ethical issues at the heart of public health through an incisive selection of government reports, scholarly articles, and relevant court cases. Companion to the internationally acclaimed text Public Health Law: Power, Duty, Restraint,... more...

  • The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Downby Anne Fadiman

    Farrar, Straus and Giroux 1998; US$ 15.99

    Winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award for Nonfiction When three-month-old Lia Lee Arrived at the county hospital emergency room in Merced, California, a chain of events was set in motion from which neither she nor her parents nor her doctors would ever recover. Lia's parents, Foua and Nao Kao, were part of a large Hmong community in Merced,... more...

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

    Cambridge University Press 2004; US$ 52.00

    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$ 16.99

    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...

  • 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...

  • L'educazione alla bioetica in Europaby Paolo Girolami

    SEEd Srl 2008; US$ 3.95

    Il libro è il risultato del lavoro compiuto nell?ambito del progetto europeo ?Edubioethics? e prova come differenti sensibilità culturali in seno alla bioetica possano convivere e farsi portatrici di un?opera educativa di sapore universalistico. Al lettore viene così offerta una panoramica internazionale dei principali contenuti della bioetica e delle... more...