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- Oxford University Press 2013; US$ 67.99
The first history of American medical ethics published in more than a half century, Before Bioethics tracks the evolution of American medical ethics from colonial midwives and physicians' oaths to current bioethical controversies over abortion, AIDS, animal rights, and physician-assisted suicide. more...
- Oxford University Press 2011; US$ 25.99
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...
- Oxford University Press 2012; US$ 52.99
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...
- Oxford University Press 2014; US$ 51.99
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...
- Oxford University Press 2014; US$ 40.99
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...
- Oxford University Press 2016; US$ 28.99
This new edition of Charles Fried's Medical Experimentation includes a general introduction by Franklin Miller and the late Alan Wertheimer, a reprint of the 1974 text, an in-depth analysis by Harvard Law School scholars I. Glenn Cohen and D. James Greiner, and a new essay by Fried reflecting on the original text and how it applies to the contemporary... more...
- Georgetown University Press 2006; US$ 21.95
In a fast-paced, complicated, and evermore dangerous world it is easy to become self-absorbed and consumed with our own problems. There is one place, however, where we put our self-centered concerns aside, and our deep, common humanity is profoundly touched. That place is where sick children dwell. It is no less difficult?and perhaps even more difficult... more...
- CRC Press 2016; US$ 42.95
"Children's palliative care is an evolving specialty and as such our knowledge base cannot remain static. This book constantly challenges the reader to critically analyze their own practices and beliefs within an evidence-based framework and as such makes a valuable contribution to the growing body of knowledge on this important subject." - Susan Fowler-Kerry,... more...
- CRC Press 2016; US$ 42.95
Series Editors: Moira Stewart, Judith Belle Brown and Thomas R FreemanAs the population in western cultures ages, more people suffer chronic, ultimately life-limiting diseases and medical professionals need to be equipped to cope with the ever growing pressure of palliative care. This book gives guidance on how to approach patients with life limiting... more...