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  • Bioethics Around the Globeby Catherine Myser

    Oxford University Press 2011; US$ 54.99

    This book is a comparative anthropology and sociology of globalizing bioethics, exploring the global dissemination, local adaptations, cultural meanings and social functions of bioethics theories, practices and institutions. Regions considered include: Africa, Asia, Australia, Central and South America, Europe, Middle East, and North America. more...

  • The SAGE Handbook of Health Care Ethicsby Ruth Chadwick; Henk ten Have; Eric M Meslin

    SAGE Publications 2011; US$ 93.00

    A key collection of debates in health care ethics are discussed and analysed by leading academics in the field. more...

  • Clinical Ethics and the Necessity of Storiesby Osborne P. Wiggins; Annette C. Allen

    Springer Netherlands 2011; US$ 179.06

    This book honors the work of Richard Zaner, a distinguished philosopher and medical ethicist. It focuses on Zaner?s work in the clinical setting, especially the use of narrative in understanding what is going on in this setting. more...

  • Palliative Careby Diane E. Meier; Stephen L. Isaacs; Robert Hughes

    Wiley 2011; US$ 85.00 US$ 73.67

    Palliative Care is the first book to provide a comprehensive understanding of the new field that is transforming the way Americans deal with serious illness. Diane E. Meier, M.D., one of the field's leaders and a recipient of a MacArthur Foundation "genius award" in 2009, opens the volume with a sweeping overview of the field. In her essay, Dr.... more...

  • Medical Ethics For Dummiesby Jane Runzheimer; Linda Johnson Larsen

    Wiley 2010; US$ 24.99 US$ 21.99

    A practical, insightful guide to the moral and ethical standards of healthcare Succeeding in the healthcare field means more than just making a diagnosis and writing a prescription. Healthcare professionals are responsible for convincing patients and their family members of the best course of action and treatments to follow, while knowing how... more...

  • The Picture of Healthby Henri Colt; Silvia Quadrelli; Friedman Lester

    Oxford University Press 2011; US$ 43.99

    Narrative film can be a useful way of looking at bioethical scenarios. This volume presents a collection of brief, accessible essays written by international experts from medicine, social sciences, and the humanities, all of whom have experience using film in their teaching of medical ethics. Each author looks at a single scene from a popular film... more...

  • Healersby David Schenck; Larry Churchill

    Oxford University Press 2011; US$ 23.99

    Healing is often discussed but infrequently studied. Schenck and Churchill provide a systematic approach to the elements that make clinician-patient interactions themselves a source of healing, based on comprehensive interviews with 50 physicians and alternative practitioners. The authors present a compelling picture of how healing happens in the practices... more...

  • Human Rights in Healthby CIBA Foundation Symposium

    Wiley 2009; US$ 103.00 US$ 89.27

    The Novartis Foundation Series is a popular collection of the proceedings from Novartis Foundation Symposia , in which groups of leading scientists from a range of topics across biology, chemistry and medicine assembled to present papers and discuss results. The Novartis Foundation, originally known as the Ciba Foundation, is well known to scientists... more...

  • Organ and Tissue Donationby Justin Healey

    The Spinney Press 2011; US$ 17.59

    Organ and tissue transplants can be the last resort for a range of life-saving and life-improving treatments. Although the latest organ donation figures have reached a record high, the total however, only equates to a national organ donor rate of 13.8 per million, which suggests more can be done to help Australians who are on transplant waiting lists.... more...

  • Surviving Health Careby Thomasine Kushner

    Cambridge University Press 2010; US$ 24.00

    This book is a tool to help patients and families deal rationally with the perplexing and often irrational world of healthcare. more...