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  • Assisted Death in Europe and Americaby Guenter Lewy

    Oxford University Press 2010; US$ 54.99 US$ 47.29

    This book describes the way assisted death -- physician-assisted suicide and/or voluntary euthanasia - functions in the Netherlands, Belgium, Switzerland and the state of Oregon - and states the lessons that can be drawn from this experience. more...

  • The History and Future of Bioethicsby John H. Evans

    Oxford University Press 2011; US$ 25.99 US$ 22.35

    While functioning quite well for many years, the bioethics profession is in crisis. John H. Evans closely examines the history of the bioethics profession, and based on the sociological reasons the profession evolved as it did, proposes a radical solution to the crisis. more...

  • Inequalities in Healthby Nir Eyal; Samia A. Hurst; Ole F. Norheim; Dan Wikler

    Oxford University Press 2013; US$ 62.99 US$ 54.17

    Which inequalities in longevity and health among individuals, groups, and nations are unfair? And what priority should health policy attach to narrowing them? These essays by philosophers, economists, epidemiologists, and physicians attempt to determine how health inequalities should be conceptualized, measured, ranked, and evaluated. more...

  • Moral Entanglementsby Henry S. Richardson

    Oxford University Press 2012; US$ 52.99 US$ 45.57

    The philosopher Henry Richardson's short book is a defense of a position on a neglected topic in medical research ethics. Clinical research ethics has been a longstanding area of study, dating back to the aftermath of the Nazi death-camp doctors and the Tuskegee syphilis study. Most ethical regulations and institutions (such as Institutiional Review... more...

  • Tough Decisionsby John M. M.D. Freeman; Kevin M.D. McDonnell

    Oxford University Press 2000; US$ 43.99 US$ 37.83

    Tough Decisions places readers in realistic composites of cases the authors have actually seen or managed where they must make tough medical decisions. What happens in them often depends on the reader's decisions and thus gives a sense of pressures that bear on clinical-decision making. more...

  • Genetic Dilemmasby Dena Davis

    Oxford University Press 2009; US$ 27.99 US$ 24.07

    What limits the genetic choices parents make for their children? Is it okay to select the sex of our children, or for deaf parents to select deaf children? In this second edition of Genetic Dilemmas, Davis argues that parental reproductive autonomy should be limited by respect for the future autonomy of the children created by these measures.Praise... more...

  • Accidental Intoleranceby Susan C. C. Hawthorne

    Oxford University Press 2013; US$ 62.99 US$ 54.17

    Accidental Intolerance shows how medicine, science, and society jointly -- though not intentionally-stigmatize ADHD -- diagnosed people, while offering them few options. It also explores ways we can change our concepts and practices to improve factual understanding of ADHD, open alternatives to affected people, and reduce intolerance. more...

  • Fair Resource Allocation and Rationing at the Bedsideby Marion Danis; Samia A. Hurst; Len Fleck; Reidun Forde; Anne Slowther

    Oxford University Press 2014; US$ 51.99 US$ 44.71

    Priority setting and rationing contribute significantly to affordable and fair healthcare and clinicians play an indispensable role in these processes. This book offers practical strategies for clinicians to allocate resources fairly, to teach about it to students, and to discuss rationing more explicitly in the public arena and the doctor's office. more...

  • Hospice Ethicsby Timothy W. Kirk; Bruce Jennings

    Oxford University Press 2014; US$ 40.99 US$ 35.25

    This book is the first comprehensive collection devoted to analyzing distinctive ethical issues arising in the delivery of hospice care and designed to promote best ethical practices for hospice care professionals and organizations in the United States. more...

  • Teaching Medical Professionalismby Richard L. Cruess; Sylvia R. Cruess; Yvonne Steinert

    Cambridge University Press 2016; US$ 52.00 US$ 42.64

    This book presents ideas and guidance about human development to enhance medical education's ability to form competent and responsible physicians. more...