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  • 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...

  • Ethical Issues in Biotechnologyby Richard Sherlock; John D. Morrey

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2002; US$ 49.99

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  • Narrative and Stories in Health Careby Yasmin Gunaratnam; David Oliviere

    Oxford University Press 2009; US$ 64.99

    The use of narrative methods has a long history in palliative care, pioneered by Dame Cicely Saunders, founder of the modern hospice movement, Narrative and Stories in Health Care provides a vibrant, multidisciplinary examination of work with narrative and stories in contemporary health and social care, with a focus on the care of people who are ill... more...

  • Mass Hysteriaby Rebecca Kukla

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2005; US$ 32.99

    Mass Hysteria examines the medical and cultural practices surrounding pregnancy, new motherhood, and infant feeding. Late eighteenth century transformations in these practices reshaped mothers' bodies, and contemporary norms and routines of prenatal care and early motherhood have inherited the legacy of that era. As a result, mothers are socially positioned... more...

  • What Patients Teachby Larry R. Churchill; Joseph B. Fanning; David Schenck

    Oxford University Press, USA 2013; US$ 25.99

    Being a patient is a unique interpersonal experience but it is also a universal human experience. The relationships formed when we are patients can also teach some of life's most important lessons, and these relationships provide a special window into ethics, especially the ethics of healthcare professionals. This book answers two basic questions:... more...

  • The Good Doctorby Barron H. Lerner

    Beacon Press 2014; US$ 25.95

    The story of two doctors, a father and son, who practiced in very different times and the evolution of the ethics that profoundly influence health care   As a practicing physician and longtime member of his hospital?s ethics committee, Dr. Barron Lerner thought he had heard it all. But in the mid-1990s, his father, an infectious diseases physician,... more...

  • Fragen ? Lösen ? Fragenby Thomas Stölzel

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2013; US$ 21.63

    Wozu philosophieren? Wie lässt sich das philosophische Potenzial jedes Menschen entwickeln und in Therapie, Beratung, Coaching und Organisationsentwicklung nutzen? Dieses Buch knüpft an »Staunen, Humor, Mut und Skepsis. Philosophische Kompetenzen für Therapie, Beratung und Organisationsentwicklung« an. Im Fokus stehen das lösungsdienliche Fragen und... more...

  • Autonomie und Machtby Reiner Anselm; Julia Inthorn; Lukas Kaelin; Ulrich H.J. Körtner

    Edition Ruprecht 2013; US$ 33.27

    Autonomie ist einer der Grundbegriffe der Medizinethik, dem (verborgene) Machtmechanismen innerhalb und außerhalb der Medizin entgegenstehen. Autonomie und Macht stehen dabei sowohl auf der interpersonellen Ebene der stets asymmetrischen Arzt-Patienten-Beziehung als auch auf der strukturellen Ebene des Gesundheitswesens in einem spannungsvollen Verhältnis.... more...

  • Medical Law and Ethicsby Jonathan Herring

    Oxford University Press 2012; US$ 59.99

    Medical law is one of the fastest moving areas of law; barely a week can go by without a change to the legal provisions, or a new key case passing through the courts. Medical Law and Ethics is the most regularly updated textbook on medical law, so you can be confident that it takes into account the most recent developments in the law. With exceptional... more...

  • Research Ethics Consultationby Marion Danis; Emily Largent; Christine Grady

    Oxford University Press, USA 2012; US$ 29.99

    Interesting and important ethical questions confront researchers, regulators, institutional review boards, support personnel, and research participants committed to the ethical conduct of human subjects research at all stages of research. Questions encompass - but are not limited to - study design, enrolling participants, balancing the clinical needs... more...