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- Georgetown University Press 2009; US$ 39.95
For nearly fifteen years Practical Decision Making in Health Care Ethics has offered scholars and students a highly accessible and teachable alternative to the dominant principle-based theories in the field. Devettere?s approach is not based on an ethics of abstract obligations and duties, but, following Aristotle, on how to live a fulfilled and... more...
- Charles C Thomas 2008; US$ 39.95
This book will help to answer some of the growing number of ethical questions and more complex issues that home health care nurses face. The cases presented in each chapter of the book are fictionalized situations based on interviews conducted with home health care nurses in both hospital-sponsored and private agencies, in hospices, and in urban and... more...
- University of Ottawa Press 2001; US$ 16.99
This study analyzes both pragmatic and theoretical perspectives of ethical deliberation, as well as the professional and philosophical backgrounds for the ethical deliberation of social workers, nurses and doctors working in the field of chronic illness. In doing so, this volume expands the scope of current research through an analysis of the process... more...
- Oxford University Press 2006; US$ 54.99
As it seeks to protect the health of populations, public health inevitably confronts a range of critical ethical challenges. This volume brings together twenty-five articles that open up the new terrain of the ethics of public health. The topics concern both classic and novel problems, including tobacco and drug control, infectious disease, envionmental... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2010; US$ 37.00
This book provides a collection of original essays on cutting-edge topics in medical ethics research. Leading philosophers give in-depth accounts of issues as diverse as embryo pre-selection, the role of autonomy in organ transplant markets, conscientious objection in the health care professions and neonatal euthanasia. Provocative and original, the... more...
- Georgetown University Press 2010; US$ 39.95
Medical ethics draws upon methods from a wide array of disciplines, including anthropology, economics, epidemiology, health services research, history, law, medicine, nursing, philosophy, psychology, sociology, and theology. In this influential book, outstanding scholars in medical ethics bring these many methods together in one place to be systematically... more...
- Springer Netherlands 2011; US$ 169.84
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...