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  • How Safe Is Safe Enough?: Obligations to the Children of Reproductive Technologyby Philip G. Peters

    Oxford University Press 2004; US$ 46.99

    This book offers a comprehensive roadmap for determining when and how to regulate risky reproductive technologies on behalf of future children. First, it provides three benchmarks for determining whether a reproductive practice is harmful to the children it produces. This framework synthesizes and extends past efforts to make sense of our intuitive,... more...

  • The Ethics of Surgical Practice: Cases, Dilemmas, and Resolutionsby James W. Jones; Laurence B. McCullough; Bruce W. Richman

    Oxford University Press 2008; US$ 30.99

    Surgical ethics is the application of ethics to issues specific to surgery. This volume provides a collection of clinical case studies representing a wide range of the ethical issues surgeons confront today. It is an excellent text for teaching surgical ethics to surgical residents and medical students and a fascinating read for practicing surgeons.... more...

  • Clinical Bioethicsby Corrado Viafora

    Springer 2006; US$ 209.00

    Presents a theory of Clinical Bioethics based on the integration of the moral logic of health care practice and the social concerns and processes. This volume provides a reconstruction of bioethical judgement both at the level of epistemological statute and institutional context, that is clinical ethics committees and clinical ethics consultation. more...

  • Ethical Decision Making in Nursing and Healthcareby Gladys L. Husted; James H. Husted

    Springer Publishing Company 2007; US$ 75.00

    This book provides a systematic approach to bioethical decision making that can help clarify issues in situations where ''right'' and ''wrong'' may not be clearly defined. New to this edition: an expanded preface and first chapter to accommodate advances in health care; two new chapters on traditional ethical systems and how they pertain to the health... more...

  • 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$ 79.00

    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$ 85.00

    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$ 28.00

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

  • 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...