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

    Springer 2009; US$ 209.00

    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...

  • GedankenMedizinby Thomas F Lüscher

    Springer 2010; US$ 19.99

    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...

  • 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...

  • Ethical Issues in Home Health Careby Sheri Smith; Rosalind Ladd; Lynn Pasquerella

    Charles C Thomas 2008; US$ 39.95

    This book will help to answer some of the growing number of ethical questions and more complex issues that home health care nurses face. The cases presented in each chapter of the book are fictionalized situations based on interviews conducted with home health care nurses in both hospital-sponsored and private agencies, in hospices, and in urban and... 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...

  • Medical Futilityby Marjorie B. Zucker; Howard D. Zucker; Alexander Morgan Capron

    Cambridge University Press 1997; US$ 43.00

    A wide-ranging and authoritative survey of the complex issue of futile medical treatments. more...

  • Death by Medicineby Gary Null; Martin Feldman; Debora Rasio; Carolyn Dean

    Axios Press 2010; US$ 17.00

    The medical environment has become a labyrinth of interlocking corporate, hospital, and governmental boards of directors, infiltrated by the drug companies. Drug company representatives write glowing articles about pharmaceuticals, which are then signed by physicians paid handsomely for their cooperation, though they may not know the adverse side effects... more...

  • Healthcare Decision-Making and the Lawby Mary Donnelly

    Cambridge University Press 2010; US$ 88.00

    A critical evaluation of the law's engagement with the process of healthcare decision-making, and how the relationship might be enhanced. more...

  • Ethical Deliberation in Multiprofessional Health Care Teamsby Hubert Doucet; Jean-Marc Larouche; Kenneth R. Melchin

    University of Ottawa Press 2001; US$ 16.99

    This study analyzes both pragmatic and theoretical perspectives of ethical deliberation, as well as the professional and philosophical backgrounds for the ethical deliberation of social workers, nurses and doctors working in the field of chronic illness. In doing so, this volume expands the scope of current research through an analysis of the process... more...