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- Oxford University Press 2015; US$ 23.99
Research on human beings saves countless lives, but has at times harmed the participants. To what degree then should government regulate science, and how? The horrors of Nazi concentration camp experiments and the egregious Tuskegee syphilis study led the US government, in 1974, to establish Research Ethics Committees, known as Institutional Review... more...
- 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...
- SAGE Publications 2013; US$ 34.00
Kath Melia's new book on ethics works in the gap between nursing theory and practice. The chapters tackle the main theories which form the discussion on ethics, and include practical case examples, which bring these theories into the clinical context. These classic and everyday cases challenge the reader to critically reflect on his/her own experiences... more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2014; US$ 46.99
Mental health professionals in private practice strive for clinical and financial success. Yet, there are myriad ethical issues and dilemmas awaiting every practitioner that serve as challenges to being successful for even the most clinically competent and savvy business persons. Some ethics issues are obvious while others are more subtle and can undermine... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 145.00
The book aims to establish a critical dialogue between sports ethicists and bioethicists across the range of sporting disciplines at elite level. It will address questions such as: are the increasingly intrusive testing methods of elite sports compatible with the right to autonomy and privacy granted to patients in general medicine? could there... more...
- Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2013; US$ 22.70
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...
- 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...
- Doubleday Canada 2016; US$ 26.95 US$ 19.99
Drawing on his extensive experience as both a medical practitioner and a patient, acclaimed author, award-winning physician and ethicist Philip Hébert creates a brave and intimate portrait of the complex ethical questions raised by revolutionary advances in medical diagnosis and treatment. As medical science advances to previously unimagined heights... more...