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  • Law and Ethics in Children's Nursingby Judith Hendrick

    Wiley 2011; US$ 59.99

    Law and Ethics in Children's Nursing is an important and practical guide on the legal and ethical spects of child healthcare that enables nurses to understand the legal and ethical principles that underpin everyday nursing practice. It explores the concept of childhood and children's rights, the extent to which their rights are upheld in... more...

  • Taking Issueby Baruch A. Brody

    Georgetown University Press 2010; US$ 19.95

    A pioneer in the theory of pluralistic casuistry, the idea that there are almost as many facets to moral choices as there are cases that call for choices, Baruch Brody takes issue with conventional bioethical wisdom and challenges the rigid principalism of contemporary bioethics. His views have been seen as controversial, but they are firmly held,... more...

  • Practical Decision Making in Health Care Ethicsby Raymond J. Devettere

    Georgetown University Press 2009; US$ 37.50

    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. DevettereÆs approach is not based on an ethics of abstract obligations and duties, but, following Aristotle, on how to live a fulfilled and... more...

  • Ethical Issues in Home Health Careby Sheri Smith; Rosalind Ladd; Lynn Pasquerella

    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...

  • Medical Futilityby Marjorie B. Zucker; Howard D. Zucker; Alexander Morgan Capron

    Cambridge University Press 1997; US$ 48.00

    A wide-ranging and authoritative survey of the complex issue of futile medical treatments. more...

  • Healthcare Decision-Making and the Lawby Mary Donnelly

    Cambridge University Press 2010; US$ 29.00

    A critical evaluation of the law's engagement with the process of healthcare decision-making, and how the relationship might be enhanced. more...

  • Ethical Deliberation in Multiprofessional Health Care Teamsby Hubert Doucet; Jean-Marc Larouche; Kenneth R. Melchin

    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...

  • Conflicts of Careby Helen Kohlen

    Campus Verlag 2009; US$ 25.48

    Ethikkomitees sind neu an deutschen Kliniken. Mit Blick auf die US-amerikanische Geschichte dieser Einrichtung beleuchtet Helen Kohlen deren Praxis und den Nutzen im medizinischen und pflegerischen Feld. Wem dienen die Beratungsgremien und wessen Stimme wird bei der Definition ethischer Konflikte gehört? Sie erkennt, dass die Logik und Sprache des... more...

  • Philosophical Reflections on Medical Ethicsby Dr Nafsika Athanassoulis

    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...

  • Public Health Ethicsby Ronald Bayer; Lawrence O. Gostin; Bruce Jennings; Bonnie Steinbock

    Oxford University Press 2006; US$ 54.99

    Since public health seeks to protect the health of populations, it inevitably confronts a range of ethical challenges having to do primarily with the friction between individual freedoms and what might be perceived as governmental paternalism. This volume brings together twenty-five articles by leading thinkers in the field, writing on topics that... more...