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  • Genetic Data and the Lawby Mark Taylor

    Cambridge University Press 2012; US$ 92.00

    Mark Taylor demonstrates how research using genetic data can be reconciled with proper privacy protection. more...

  • Ethics for Bioengineersby Monique Frize

    Morgan & Claypool Publishers 2011; US$ 40.00

    Increasingly, biomedical scientists and engineers are involved in projects, design, or research and development that involve humans or animals. The book presents general concepts on professionalism and the regulation of the profession of engineering, including a discussion on what is ethics and moral conduct, ethical theories and the codes of ethics... more...

  • Advanced Practice Nursing Ethics in Chronic Disease Self-Managementby Barbara Klug Redman

    Springer Publishing Company 2012; US$ 50.00

    The trend toward patient self-management (PSM) of chronic disease is accelerating at a rapid pace along with the evolution of home-based or mobile technologies to support this care. Yet the development of self-management practice standards and advanced practice nursing support has been haphazard. This book fills a glaring void by addressing, against... more...

  • Justice, Luck & Responsibility in Health Careby Yvonne Denier; Chris Gastmans; Toon Vandevelde

    Springer 2012; US$ 129.00

    This book offers a philosophical framework for contemporary health care. The contributors - philosophers, theologians and economists - discuss whether the concepts of justice, luck and responsibility have practical force to guide normative discussions. more...

  • Hippocratic, Religious, and Secular Medical Ethicsby Robert M. Veatch

    Georgetown University Press 2012; US$ 29.95

    Where should physicians get their ethics? Professional codes such as the Hippocratic Oath claim moral authority for those in a particular field, yet according to medical ethicist Robert Veatch, these codes have little or nothing to do with how members of a guild should understand morality or make ethical decisions. While the Hippocratic Oath continues... more...

  • Ethics for International Medicineby Anji E. Wall

    Dartmouth College Press 2012; US$ 18.99

    A handy guide to identifying, analyzing, and resolving ethical issues that arise in international medicine more...

  • The Lobotomy Lettersby Mical Raz

    Boydell & Brewer Group Ltd 2013; US$ 19.69

    The rise and widespread acceptance of psychosurgery constitutes one of the most troubling chapters in the history of modern medicine. By the late 1950s, tens of thousands of Americans had been lobotomized as treatment for a host of psychiatric disorders. Though the procedure would later be decried as devastating and grossly unscientific, many patients,... more...

  • Ethical Issues in Biotechnologyby Richard Sherlock; John D. Morrey

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2002; US$ 49.99

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  • Narrative and Stories in Health Careby Yasmin Gunaratnam; David Oliviere

    Oxford University Press 2009; US$ 64.99

    The use of narrative methods has a long history in palliative care, pioneered by Dame Cicely Saunders, founder of the modern hospice movement, Narrative and Stories in Health Care provides a vibrant, multidisciplinary examination of work with narrative and stories in contemporary health and social care, with a focus on the care of people who are ill... more...

  • Mass Hysteriaby Rebecca Kukla

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2005; US$ 32.99

    Mass Hysteria examines the medical and cultural practices surrounding pregnancy, new motherhood, and infant feeding. Late eighteenth century transformations in these practices reshaped mothers' bodies, and contemporary norms and routines of prenatal care and early motherhood have inherited the legacy of that era. As a result, mothers are socially positioned... more...