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  • Paradigma der Medizin im 21. Jahrhundert (German Edition)by Felix Unger

    Springer 2007; US$ 19.95

    Medizin für das 21. Jahrhundert. Sie stützt sich auf drei Säulen: Zuwendung, Ultramedizin, Gesunderhaltung. Dieses Paradigma ist Grundlage der modernen Ausbildung junger Ärzte: Zuwendung zum Patienten motiviert ihn dazu, mit gesunder Ernährung und Sport selbst einen entscheidenden Beitrag zur Gesundheit(serhaltung) zu leisten. Ultramedizin steht für... more...

  • Applied Ethics in Nursingby Vicki Lachman

    Springer Publishing Company 2005; US$ 69.00

    Designated a Doody's Core Title!. What constitutes "informed consent"?. What can I do if the patient lacks the capacity to make decisions?. How should I respond to a patient who requests my help in dying?. What is the rationale for giving a patient medication (chemical restraints) against his or her will?. What exactly are "patient's... more...

  • The Penn Center Guide to Bioethicsby Dr. Vardit Ravitsky; Dr. Autumn Fiester; Dr. Arthur L. Caplan

    Springer Publishing Company 2009; US$ 69.00

    The Center for Bioethics at the University of Pennsylvania is the internationally recognized leader in bioethical education and research. Its interdisciplinary faculty is drawn from the fields of medicine, law, nursing, education, philosophy, psychology, and religious studies. Arthur L. Caplan, the Center's founding director, is recognized as one... more...

  • End-of-Life Care and Pragmatic Decision Makingby D. Micah Hester

    Cambridge University Press 2009; US$ 26.00

    Provides a pragmatic philosophical framework based on a radically empirical attitude toward life and death. more...

  • GedankenMedizinby Thomas F Lüscher

    Springer 2010; US$ 19.95

    Der Wunsch nach Gesundheit, Schönheit und Langlebigkeit nimmt einen immer größeren Raum in unserem Leben ein. Was aber ist der Sinn, was sind die Werte und Ziele der Heilkunst? Wo liegen ihre Ursprünge und wie sieht die Medizin der Zukunft aus? Der Autor gibt als Forscher und Arzt Denkanstöße und zeigt unerwartete Zusammenhänge zwischen Wissenschaft,... more...

  • Gesundheitsvorsorge mit TCMby Alexander Meng

    Springer 2009; US$ 69.95

    "Das Teuerste auf der Erde ist das Leben" (Daodejing). Im alten China wurden Ärzte so lange gut bezahlt, wie die ihnen Anvertrauten gesund blieben. Der Mensch bildete mit Natur, Himmel und Erde eine untrennbare Einheit. Auch in unserem Zeitalter wird das Thema Gesundheitsvorsorge immer bedeutender, oft mangelt es jedoch an der konkreten Umsetzung.... more...

  • Michael Ryan's Writings on Medical Ethicsby Howard A. Brody

    Springer 2009; US$ 179.00

    Michael Ryan (d. 1840) remains one of the most mysterious figures in the history of medical ethics, despite the fact that he was the only British physician during the middle years of the 19th century to write about ethics in a systematic way. Michael Ryan's Writings on Medical Ethics offers both an annotated reprint of his key ethical writings,... more...

  • Taking Issueby Baruch A. Brody

    Georgetown University Press 2010; US$ 19.95

    A pioneer in the theory of pluralistic casuistry, the idea that there are almost as many facets to moral choices as there are cases that call for choices, Baruch Brody takes issue with conventional bioethical wisdom and challenges the rigid principalism of contemporary bioethics. His views have been seen as controversial, but they are firmly held,... more...

  • Law and Ethics in Children's Nursingby Judith Hendrick

    Wiley 2011; US$ 55.99

    Law and Ethics in Children's Nursing is an important and practical guide on the legal and ethical spects of child healthcare that enables nurses to understand the legal and ethical principles that underpin everyday nursing practice. It explores the concept of childhood and children's rights, the extent to which their rights are upheld in... more...

  • Practical Decision Making in Health Care Ethicsby Raymond J. Devettere

    Georgetown University Press 2009; US$ 37.50

    For nearly fifteen years Practical Decision Making in Health Care Ethics has offered scholars and students a highly accessible and teachable alternative to the dominant principle-based theories in the field. DevettereÆs approach is not based on an ethics of abstract obligations and duties, but, following Aristotle, on how to live a fulfilled and... more...