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  • Stem Cells, Human Embryos and Ethicsby Lars Ostnor

    Springer 2008; US$ 59.99

    Is it acceptable from an ethical point of view to use stem cells from human embryos for scientific research and clinical therapy? And what are the weaknesses and strengths of various opinions and positions when they are critically evaluated? These are the main problems dealt with in this book. The various chapters as a whole give a comprehensive, many-sided... more...

  • Evidence-Based Medical Ethicsby John E. Snyder

    Springer 2008; US$ 59.99

    In the modern practice of medicine, new challenges complicate the ethical care of patients. Today's times require a contemporary take on the concept of medical ethics. The idea for this textbook was born out of a need for a teaching resource that merges medical ethics theory with the practical needs of modern clinical medicine. In Evidence-Based... more...

  • Humanizing Modern Medicineby James A. Marcum

    Springer 2008; US$ 219.00

    In this book the author explores the shifting philosophical boundaries of modern medical knowledge and practice occasioned by the crisis of quality-of-care, especially in terms of the various humanistic adjustments to the biomedical model. To that end he examines the metaphysical, epistemological, and ethical boundaries of these medical models. He... more...

  • Trust Matters in Health Careby Michael Calnan; Rosemary Rowe

    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...

  • Jahrbuch für Wissenschaft und Ethik 2007by L. Honnefelder; Dieter Sturma

    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...

  • Medical Enhancement and Posthumanityby Bert Gordijn; Gary E. Marchant

    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...

  • Caring, Curing, Copingby Anne H. Bishop; John R. Scudder; Va.) Lynchburg Conference

    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...

  • Professionalism in Medicineby John Spandorfer; Charles A. Pohl; Susan L. Rattner; Thomas J. Nasca

    Cambridge University Press 2009; US$ 34.00

    This 2009 book highlights concepts of professionalism in medicine such as ethical issues and both clinical and non-clinical challenges in patient care. more...

  • Geriatric Mental Health Ethicsby Shane S. Bush

    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...

  • The Rebirth of the Clinicby Daniel P. Sulmasy

    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...