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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Law and Ethics in Nursing and Healthcareby Graham Avery

    SAGE Publications 2012; US$ 35.00

    A concise introduction which provides all the information pre-qualifying nurses and healthcare students need to prepare them for practice. The chapters examine key legal and ethical principles, providing both theoretical background and legislative case examples. more...

  • Quack Medicine: A History of Combating Health Fraud in Twentieth-Century Americaby Eric Boyle

    ABC-CLIO 2013; US$ 48.00

    This timely volume illustrates how and why the fight against quackery in modern America has largely failed, laying the blame on an unlikely confluence of scientific advances, regulatory reforms, changes in the medical profession, and the politics of consumption. more...

  • Africa Focus Debates on Contemporary Contentious Biomedical Issuesby Munyaradzi Mawere

    Langaa RPCIG 2011; US$ 22.80

    This is a vivid, thought-provoking and fascinating text on some contentious issues in contemporary medical ethics. The book acknowledges the contribution of ?African tradition? and Western scholarship to the development of medical ethics as a university discipline. It questions the lack of consensus around such biomedical issues as euthanasia and traditional... more...

  • Medical Ethicsby Michael Boylan

    Wiley 2013; US$ 49.95

    The second edition of Medical Ethics deals accessibly with a broad range of significant issues in bioethics, and presents the reader with the latest developments. This new edition has been greatly revised and updated, with half of the sections written specifically for this new volume. An accessible introduction for beginners, offering a combination... more...

  • Money-Driven Medicineby Maggie Mahar

    HarperCollins 2009; Not Available

    Why is medical care in the United States so expensive? For decades, Americans have taken it as a matter of faith that we spend more because we have the best health care system in the world. But as costs levitate, that argument becomes more difficult to make. Today, we spend twice as much as Japan on health care?yet few would argue that our health... more...

  • Overdosed Americaby John Abramson

    HarperCollins 2013; Not Available

    Using the examples of Vioxx, Celebrex, cholesterol-lowering statin drugs, and anti-depressants, Overdosed America shows that at the heart of the current crisis in American medicine lies the commercialization of medical knowledge itself. Drawing on his background in statistics, epidemiology, and health policy, John Abramson, M.D., reveals the ways... more...