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  • Pass the Situational Judgement Testby Cameron B Green; Aaron Braddy; C Michael Roberts

    Elsevier Health Sciences UK 2015; US$ 28.99

    A one-stop guide to the SJT. Written by Foundation Years? doctors who have recently sat and passed the SJT Co-written and quality assured by Professor of Medical Education for Clinical Practice and Dean for Students, Barts and the London School of Medicine and Dentistry. Summarises candidate information about the SJT (GMC guidelines and... more...

  • Beyond Regulationsby Nancy M. P. King; Gail E. Henderson; Jane Stein

    The University of North Carolina Press 2005; US$ 29.99

    Across a broad range of disciplines--in medicine, social science, and the humanities--researchers, scholars, teachers, and administrators increasingly are looking for new ways to approach ethical issues in research with human subjects. Questions about how relationships between funders and researchers should affect research design, for example, or whether... more...

  • Culture of Deathby Wesley J. Smith

    Encounter Books 2016; US$ 17.99

    When his teenage son Christopher, brain-damaged in an auto accident, developed a 105-degree fever following weeks of unconsciousness, John Campbell asked the attending physician for help. The doctor refused. Why bother? The boy?s life was effectively over. Campbell refused to accept this verdict. He demanded treatment and threatened legal action.... more...

  • Medical Ethics in the Ancient Worldby Paul J. Carrick

    Georgetown University Press 2001; US$ 29.95

    In this book Paul Carrick charts the ancient Greek and Roman foundations of Western medical ethics. Surveying 1500 years of pre-Christian medical moral history, Carrick applies insights from ancient medical ethics to developments in contemporary medicine such as advance directives, gene therapy, physician-assisted suicide, abortion, and surrogate... more...

  • The Ethics of Consentby Franklin Miller; Alan Wertheimer

    Oxford University Press 2009; US$ 54.99

    Consent is a basic component of the ethics of human relations, making permissible a wide range of conduct that would otherwise be wrongful. Consent marks the difference between slavery and employment, permissible sexual relations and rape, borrowing or selling and theft, medical treatment and battery, participation in research and being a human guinea... more...

  • Bioethicsby Bernard Gert; Charles M. Culver; K. Danner Clouser

    Oxford University Press 2006; US$ 52.99

    This book includes the latest revisions of the authors' influential analyses of some significant concepts in medicine, such as death, disease, paternalism, euthanasia, and valid consent. It presents a useful and systemic method for dealing with the moral problems and disputes, but also allows for some unresolvable disagreement. more...

  • Assisted Death in Europe and Americaby Guenter Lewy

    Oxford University Press 2010; US$ 54.99

    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...

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

    Oxford University Press 2013; US$ 62.99

    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...

  • Genetic Dilemmasby Dena Davis

    Oxford University Press 2009; US$ 27.99

    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...

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

    Oxford University Press 2000; US$ 43.99

    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...