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- University of Alabama Press 2015; US$ 24.95
A popular conception of medical care is that nurses care, physicians cure, and patients cope. The significant theme that runs throughout this volume is that the fundamental mission of medicine is caring, and curing may be only one component of that broad mission. Each of the chapters speaks to that theme, although each approaches it from... more...
- Wiley 2011; US$ 117.95
Enhancing Human Capacities is the first to review the very latest scientific developments in human enhancement. It is unique in its examination of the ethical and policy implications of these technologies from a broad range of perspectives. Presents a rich range of perspectives on enhancement from world leading ethicists and scientists from Europe... more...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Georgetown University Press 2010; US$ 19.95
A pioneer in the theory of pluralistic casuistry, the idea that there are almost as many facets to moral choices as there are cases that call for choices, Baruch Brody takes issue with conventional bioethical wisdom and challenges the rigid principalism of contemporary bioethics. His views have been seen as controversial, but they are firmly held,... more...
- Georgetown University Press 2009; US$ 37.50
For nearly fifteen years Practical Decision Making in Health Care Ethics has offered scholars and students a highly accessible and teachable alternative to the dominant principle-based theories in the field. DevettereÆs approach is not based on an ethics of abstract obligations and duties, but, following Aristotle, on how to live a fulfilled and... more...
- Charles C Thomas 2008; US$ 39.95
This book will help to answer some of the growing number of ethical questions and more complex issues that home health care nurses face. The cases presented in each chapter of the book are fictionalized situations based on interviews conducted with home health care nurses in both hospital-sponsored and private agencies, in hospices, and in urban and... more...