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  • 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...

  • Before Bioethicsby Robert Baker

    Oxford University Press 2013; US$ 67.99 US$ 58.47

    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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Medical Experimentationby Charles Fried; Franklin Miller; Alan Wertheimer

    Oxford University Press 2016; US$ 28.99 US$ 24.93

    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...

  • Attending Childrenby Margaret E. Mohrmann

    Georgetown University Press 2006; US$ 21.95 US$ 17.56

    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...