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  • Culture of Deathby Wesley J. Smith

    Encounter Books 2002; US$ 16.95

    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...

  • Bioethics Around the Globeby Catherine Myser

    Oxford University Press, USA 2011; US$ 48.99

    Contemporary bioethics, now roughly 40 years old as a discipline, originated in the United States with a primarily Anglo-American cultural ethos. It continues to be professionalized and institutionalized as a maturing discipline at the intersections of philosophy, medicine, law, social sciences, and humanities. Increasingly bioethics - along with its... 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...

  • Healersby David Schenck; Larry Churchill

    Oxford University Press, USA 2011; US$ 25.99

    In this groundbreaking volume, David Schenck and Larry Churchill present the results of fifty interviews with practitioners identified by their peers as "healers," exploring in depth the things that the best clinicians do. They focus on specific actions that exceptional healers perform to improve their relationships with their patients and,... 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...

  • Medical Benefit and the Human Lotteryby Duff R. Waring

    Springer 2008; US$ 159.00

    Bioethicists, moral philosophers and social policy analysts have long debated about how we should decide who shall be saved with scarce, lifesaving resources when not all can be saved. It is often claimed that it is fairer to save younger persons and that age is an ethically relevant consideration in such tragic decisions. Medical benefit should be... more...

  • Vital Conversationsby Dennis Rosen

    Columbia University Press 2014; US$ 26.99

    The health-care system in the United States is by far the most expensive in the world, yet its outcomes are decidedly mediocre in comparison to those of other countries. Poor communication between doctors and patients, Dennis Rosen argues, is at the heart of this disparity, a pervasive problem that damages not only the well-being of the patient but... more...

  • Forensic Gynaecologyby Maureen Dalton

    Cambridge University Press 2014; US$ 68.00

    Details the provision of good-quality care to the victims of sexual and domestic violence. Content suitable for postgraduate examinations. more...

  • Contemporary Debates in Bioethicsby Arthur L. Caplan; Robert Arp

    Wiley 2013; US$ 39.95

    Contemporary Debates in Bioethics features a timely collection of highly readable, debate-style arguments contributed by many of today’s top bioethics scholars, focusing on core bioethical concerns of the twenty-first century. Written in an engaging, debate-style format for accessibility to non-specialists Features general introductions... more...