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  • Hospice Ethicsby Timothy W. Kirk; Bruce Jennings

    Oxford University Press 2014; US$ 40.99

    This book is the first comprehensive collection devoted to analyzing distinctive ethical issues arising in the delivery of hospice care and designed to promote best ethical practices for hospice care professionals and organizations in the United States. more...

  • The Birth of Bioethicsby Albert R. Jonsen

    Oxford University Press 2003; US$ 49.99

    This book is the first broad history of the growing field of bioethics. Covering the period 1947-1987, it examines the origin and evolution of the debates over human experimentation, genetic engineering, organ transplantation, termination of life-sustaining treatment, and new reproductive technologies. It assesses the contributions of philosophy,... more...

  • Before Bioethicsby Robert Baker

    Oxford University Press 2013; US$ 67.99

    The first history of American medical ethics published in more than a half century, Before Bioethics tracks the evolution of American medical ethics from colonial midwives and physicians' oaths to current bioethical controversies over abortion, AIDS, animal rights, and physician-assisted suicide. more...

  • Teaching Medical Professionalismby Richard L. Cruess; Sylvia R. Cruess; Yvonne Steinert

    Cambridge University Press 2016; US$ 52.00

    This book presents ideas and guidance about human development to enhance medical education's ability to form competent and responsible physicians. more...

  • Medical Experimentationby Charles Fried; Franklin Miller; Alan Wertheimer

    Oxford University Press 2016; US$ 28.99

    This new edition of Charles Fried's Medical Experimentation includes a general introduction by Franklin Miller and the late Alan Wertheimer, a reprint of the 1974 text, an in-depth analysis by Harvard Law School scholars I. Glenn Cohen and D. James Greiner, and a new essay by Fried reflecting on the original text and how it applies to the contemporary... more...

  • Ethical Decision Making in Nursing and Health Careby James H. Husted; CNE PhD MSN RN Gladys L. Husted

    Springer Publishing Company 2007; US$ 74.99

    Named a 2013 Doody's Core Title! "This book provides a systematic approach to bioethical decision making, a process that can help clarify situations where right and wrong are not clearly definedÍ.This should be a valuable book for ethics and theory courses." Score: 100, 5 stars -- Doody's Husted and Husted's classic nursing ethics text provides... more...

  • Applied Ethics in Nursingby APRN MBE PhD Vicki Lachman

    Springer Publishing Company 2005; US$ 87.99

    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 rights"... more...

  • The Penn Center Guide to Bioethicsby PhD Vardit Ravitsky; PhD Autumn Fiester; PhD Arthur L. Caplan

    Springer Publishing Company 2009; US$ 94.99

    Named an Outstanding Academic Title for 2009 by Choice! "[A] set of almost 70 essays, all well informed and many with attitude." Harold Shapiro , PhD Professor Emeritus and Professor of Economics and Public Affairs Princeton University, Former Chair, National Bioethics Advisory Board "This most noteworthy and authoritative collection of 67... more...

  • End-of-Life Care and Pragmatic Decision Makingby D. Micah Hester

    Cambridge University Press 2009; US$ 28.00

    This book provides a pragmatic philosophical framework based on a radically empirical attitude toward life and death. more...

  • Taking Issueby Baruch A. Brody

    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...