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- Oxford University Press 2016; US$ 149.99 US$ 128.99
This handbook explores the topic of death and dying from the late twentieth to the early twenty-first centuries, with particular emphasis on the United States. The chapters examine a range of ethical topics related to death, dying, palliative care and decision-making at the end of life. more...
- Bloomsbury Publishing 2016; US$ 8.99
India has a high maternal mortality rate, a staggering 174 per 100,000 live births (2015). 'Women are not dying because of diseases we cannot treat. They are dying because societies have yet to make the decision that their lives are worth saving.'-Mahmoud Fathalla, past president of the International Federation of Gynecology and Obstetrics. Pregnancy... more...
- Georgetown University Press 2016; US$ 29.95 US$ 23.96
New technologies and medical treatments continue to complicate questions surrounding the moment of death. Distinguished bioethicists Robert M. Veatch and Lainie F. Ross argue that the definition of death is a social question rooted in a person's religious, philosophical, or social beliefs. While ceding that society needs a default definition to proceed... more...
- Oxford University Press 2016; US$ 44.99 US$ 38.69
The research ethics system was created without the help of people who know what it is like to be a research subject. This is a serious omission. Experts have overlooked ethical issues that matter to subjects. Silent Partners moves subjects to the forefront, giving them a voice in research ethics. more...
- Oxford University Press 2016; US$ 48.99 US$ 42.13
Reprogenetic technologies have been embraced by advocates as tools that can create healthier, smarter, more admirable human beings. Bringing a contextualised, gender-attentive perspective to bear, Rethinking Reprogenetics reveals the flawed assumptions underpinning the arguments of the technologies' proponents and calls for a more critical assessment. more...
- Oxford University Press 2016; US$ 54.99 US$ 47.29
The Principles and Practice of Narrative Medicine articulates the ideas, methods, and practices of narrative medicine. Written by the originators of the field, this book provides the authoritative starting place for any clinicians or scholars committed to learning of and eventually teaching or practicing narrative medicine. 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...