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  • Interkulturalität und Ethikby Michael Coors; Tatjana Grützmann; Tim Peters; Sylvia Agbih; Walter Bruchhausen; Ilhan Ilkiliç; Christiane Imhof; Michael Knipper; Frank Kressing; Peter Saladin; Magdalena Stülb; Karl-Heinz Wehkamp

    Edition Ruprecht 2014; US$ 39.77

    In Krankenhäusern und Pflegeheimen treffen immer häufiger Ärztinnen, Ärzte, Pflegende und Patientinnen und Patienten aus unterschiedlichen Kulturen zusammen. Dabei kommt es gerade vor diesem Hintergrund kultureller Unterschiede zu ethischen Konflikten, z.B. in der Entscheidung über die Durchführung medizinischer Therapien. Doch ist die kulturelle Zugehörigkeit... more...

  • Little Stories of Life and Death @NHSWhistleblowrby David Drew

    Troubador Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 7.99

    The scandals of poor care and repeated cover-ups in the NHS in recent years have raised serious questions about the mistreatment of NHS?whistleblowers. This book is autobiographical and offers the first detailed account of the ruin of a highly competent senior doctor who blew the whistle. more...

  • The Professional Responsibility Model of Perinatal Ethicsby Frank A. Chervenak; Laurence B. McCullough

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 140.00

    Perinatologists confront many ethical challenges in clinical care and research for which they need ethically sound, clinically practical guidance for clinical judgment and decision making with their patients.This is the first book to address these challenges in a clinically practical and comprehensive way. The unique feature of the book is its deployment... more...

  • Conflicts of Careby Helen Kohlen

    Campus Verlag 2009; US$ 30.23

    Ethikkomitees sind neu an deutschen Kliniken. Mit Blick auf die US-amerikanische Geschichte dieser Einrichtung beleuchtet Helen Kohlen deren Praxis und den Nutzen im medizinischen und pflegerischen Feld. Wem dienen die Beratungsgremien und wessen Stimme wird bei der Definition ethischer Konflikte gehört? Sie erkennt, dass die Logik und Sprache des... more...

  • Natürlicher Tod und Ethikby Christoph Reutlinger

    Edition Ruprecht 2014; US$ 35.54

    Der Tod ist seit jeher eines der Probleme schlechthin, mit denen sich Philosophie und Theologie auseinandersetzen. Während der letzten Jahrzehnte wurden Gesellschaft, Politik und Ethik von der Entwicklung der Medizin gefordert. Assistierter Suizid, Euthanasie oder Patientenverfügungen schaffen neue Fragen und Problematiken. Auch den theoretischen Diskurs... more...

  • Praxisbuch Ethik in der Intensivmedizinby Fred Salomon

    Medizinisch Wissenschaftliche Verlagsgesellschaft 2013; US$ 54.00

    Das Werk liefert praxisnah Entscheidungshilfen, Denkanstöße und ethische Argumente für den klinischen Alltag. Berufsgruppenübergreifend spricht es sowohl Ärzte, Pflegende und Klinikleitungen als auch Ethikberater oder Ethikkomitees an, die an Entscheidungen zu intensivmedizinischen Behandlungen beteiligt sind. Die ethischen Dimensionen dieser Entscheidungen... more...

  • Medical Ethics Todayby BMA Medical Ethics Department

    Blackwell Publishing Ltd. 2008; US$ 173.95

    Doctors and medical students confront increasingly complicated ethical dilemmas. To respond effectively they need skills in ethical reasoning and an understanding of the law and professional guidance. This book helps them achieve these things. It provides practical advice and guidance that draws upon the large volume of enquiries received by the BMAs... more...

  • Expanding Horizons in Bioethicsby Arthur W. Galston; Christiana Z. Peppard

    Springer 2005; US$ 209.00

    What are the resources and needs, the strengths and the vulnerabilities of patients, of society, or of nature? How do we evaluate the societal potential of scientific discovery? It is fairly well assured that we are influencing the terms of existence of many inhabitants of this planet, from flora to fauna to humans. Moreover, history has shown that... more...

  • Medical Humanitiesby Martyn Evans

    Blackwell Publishing Ltd. 2001; US$ 49.95

    The purpose of medical humanities is to improve the delivery of effective health care through a better understanding of disease. Based on a highly successful seminar, this book provides a comprehensive and authoritative reference for what is becoming a professional requirement in medicine. more...

  • How Doctors Thinkby Kathryn Montgomery

    Oxford University Press 2005; US$ 39.99

    Defines the nature and importance of clinical judgement. Although physicians make use of science, this book argues that medicine is not itself a science, but rather an interpretive practice that relies on clinical reasoning. It also contends that there can be adverse side effects to assuming that medicine is strictly science. more...