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- 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...
- 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...
- Springer 2012; US$ 129.00
This book offers a philosophical framework for contemporary health care. The contributors - philosophers, theologians and economists - discuss whether the concepts of justice, luck and responsibility have practical force to guide normative discussions. more...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 46.95
The field of global health is expanding rapidly. An increasing number of trainees are studying and working with marginalized populations, often within low and middle-income countries. Such endeavours are beset by ethical dilemmas: mitigating power differentials, addressing cultural differences in how health and illness are viewed, and obtaining individual... more...
- Boydell & Brewer Group Ltd 2013; US$ 19.69
The rise and widespread acceptance of psychosurgery constitutes one of the most troubling chapters in the history of modern medicine. By the late 1950s, tens of thousands of Americans had been lobotomized as treatment for a host of psychiatric disorders. Though the procedure would later be decried as devastating and grossly unscientific, many patients,... more...