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- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Oxford University Press 2015; US$ 28.99
This book draws on medical sociology, complexity science, and political philosophy to describe how complex health care systems contribute to common ethical challenges and create pressure on health care professionals and other staff to improvise remedies to compensate for flawed structures or policies. It presents frameworks for looking at these challenges... more...