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- Springer Publishing Company 2012; US$ 54.99
Named a 2013 Doody's Core Title! The trend toward patient self-management (PSM) of chronic disease is accelerating at a rapid pace along with the evolution of home-based or mobile technologies to support this care. Yet the development of self-management practice standards and advanced practice nursing support has been haphazard. This book fills... more...
- 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...
- SAGE Publications 2012; US$ 35.00
A concise introduction which provides all the information pre-qualifying nurses and healthcare students need to prepare them for practice. The chapters examine key legal and ethical principles, providing both theoretical background and legislative case examples. more...
- ABC-CLIO 2013; US$ 48.00
Throughout the 20th century, anti-quackery crusaders investigated, exposed, and attempted to regulate allegedly fraudulent therapeutic approaches to health and healing under the banner of consumer protection and a commitment to medical science. Quack Medicine: A History of Combating Health Fraud in Twentieth-Century America reveals how efforts to... more...
- Langaa RPCIG 2011; US$ 22.80
This is a vivid, thought-provoking and fascinating text on some contentious issues in contemporary medical ethics. The book acknowledges the contribution of ?African tradition? and Western scholarship to the development of medical ethics as a university discipline. It questions the lack of consensus around such biomedical issues as euthanasia and traditional... more...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2013; US$ 38.35
"Maimonides wird von Deutschen kaum noch gelesen", behauptet Friedrich Niewohner in seinem vielbeachteten Wolfenbiitteler Maimonides-Vortrag (1988). In der Tat weisen die Zeugnisse der Sekundarliteratur wie auch die erstaunlichen Bemiihungen urn eine immer noch ausstehende kritische Gesamtedition eher in den angloamerikanischen Raum. Jedenfalls war... more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 51.95 US$ 45.02
The second edition of Medical Ethics deals accessibly with a broad range of significant issues in bioethics, and presents the reader with the latest developments. This new edition has been greatly revised and updated, with half of the sections written specifically for this new volume. An accessible introduction for beginners, offering a combination... more...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2011; US$ 8.92
Die gedankliche Ausgangsposition. Auf dem Boden der eng gefaßten analytischen Philosophie in ihrer Ausgestal tung als wissenschaftlich-technischer Positivismus er schien die Medizin in der ersten Hälfte dieses Jahrhun derts (und bei den meisten Ärzten bis heute) als ein metho dologisch geschlossenes (selbstreferentielles) System, eine naturwissenschaftlich... more...
- Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 81.73
The relation of mind and body is one of the central problems of post Cartesian times. It has precluded a unified theory of the positive sciences and prevented a satisfactory notion of man's psychophysical unity. Gen erally it has been treated as a problem of causality and solutions have been sought in various schemata of etiological relations. Proposals... more...