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- Oxford University Press 2004; US$ 49.99
This book offers a roadmap for determining when and how to regulate risky reproductive technologies on behalf of future children. It starts by explaining our intuitive, but paradoxical, belief that reproductive choices can be both life-giving and harmful. Next, it recommends a case-by-case method for reconciling the interests of future children with... 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 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...
- 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...
- Oxford University Press 2011; US$ 25.99
While functioning quite well for many years, the bioethics profession is in crisis. John H. Evans closely examines the history of the bioethics profession, and based on the sociological reasons the profession evolved as it did, proposes a radical solution to the crisis. more...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...