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- McGraw-Hill Education 2008; US$ 57.00
Has increasing patient self-management changed trust relations with health professionals, potentially requiring a more equal relationship based on mutual trust? This book provides a theoretical and policy analysis of the nature, salience and impact of trust on relations between patients, clinicians, and health service managers. more...
- Walter de Gruyter, Inc. 2007; US$ 81.00
The 12th volume in this standard periodical contains contributions, reports, and documents related to contemporary themes in biological and technical ethics as well as scientific-political and legal debates. The topics discussed include neurological research, nano-technology, the amendment of stem-cell laws, the slowing pace of aging, scientific... more...
- Springer 2008; US$ 189.00
Examines the pros and cons of our ability to shape human nature through technological advancements. This book offers analyses of decisive questions that confront society as enhancement interventions using bio-, info-, neuro- and nanotechnologies become widespread. It provides the reader with conceptual tools necessary to address such questions. more...
- University of Alabama Press 2009; 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... more...
- Springer Publishing Company 2009; US$ 50.00
"The book's genuine value is that it provides the reader with a solid foundation in ethical competence. The ten-step ethical decision-making model described is a clear, structured roadmap to aid in the resolution of common ethical problems .A welcome resource to all geriatric mental health students, practitioners, and educators.". --.... more...
- Georgetown University Press 2010; US$ 26.95
The Rebirth of the Clinic begins with a bold assertion: the doctor-patient relationship is sick. Fortunately, as this engrossing book demonstrates, the damage is not irreparable. Today, patients voice their desires to be seen not just as bodies, but as whole people. Though not willing to give up scientific progress and all it has to offer, they sense... more...
- Georgetown University Press 2004; US$ 24.95
At the edge of mortality there is a place where the seriously ill or dying waitùa place where they may often feel vulnerable or alone. For over forty years, bioethicist cum philosopher Richard Zaner has been at the side of many of those people offering his incalculable gift of listening, and helping to lighten their burdensùnot only with... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 35.95
A 70-year-old woman bed-bound following a stroke has developed bronchopneumonia, but her daughter produces an advance directive that she says her mother has written, which states that no life-sustaining treatment is to be given. How are you going to proceed? A practical guide on how to approach the legal and ethical dilemmas that frequently occur... more...