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  • The Ethics of Private Practiceby Jeffrey E. Barnett; Jeffrey Zimmerman; Steven Walfish

    Oxford University Press, USA 2014; US$ 44.99

    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...

  • Introduction to Medical Ethicsby Arthur S. M. Lim

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2007; US$ 59.00

    Throughout history, men have repeatedly made judgments regarding their own conduct and that of their fellow men. Some acts have been judged to be right or good, while other acts have been denounced as wrong or evil. Ethical judgment in medicine, as in other areas of life, is an attempt to distinguish between good and bad conduct. This book is based... more...

  • The Patient in the Familyby Hilde Lindemann Nelson; James Lindemann Nelson

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 45.95

    The Patient in the Family diagnoses the ways in which the worlds of home and hospital misunderstand each other. The authors explore how medicine, through its new reproductive technologies, is altering the structure of families, how families can participate more fully in medical decision-making, and how to understand the impact on families when... more...

  • Praxisbuch Ethik in der Intensivmedizinby Fred Salomon

    Medizinisch Wissenschaftliche Verlagsgesellschaft 2013; US$ 50.94

    Das Werk liefert praxisnah Entscheidungshilfen, Denkanstöße und ethische Argumente für den klinischen Alltag. Berufsgruppenübergreifend spricht es sowohl Ärzte, Pflegende und Klinikleitungen als auch Ethikberater oder Ethikkomitees an, die an Entscheidungen zu intensivmedizinischen Behandlungen beteiligt sind. Die ethischen Dimensionen dieser Entscheidungen... more...

  • Responsible Conduct of Researchby Adil E. Shamoo; David B. Resnik

    Oxford University Press 2014; US$ 35.99

    Since the early 2000s, the field of Responsible Conduct of Research has become widely recognized as essential to scientific education, investigation, and training. At present, research institutions with public funding are expected to have some minimal training and education in RCR for their graduate students, fellows and trainees. These institutions... more...

  • The Biological Foundations of Bioethicsby Tim Lewens

    Oxford University Press 2014; US$ 48.99

    Much recent thought on the ethics of new biomedical technologies, and work in ethics and political philosophy more generally, is committed to hidden and contestable views about the nature of biological reality. This selection of essays by Tim Lewens, a leading expert in the field, teases out these biological foundations of bioethical writing and subjects... more...

  • Flesh and Bloodby Diane Blood

    Mainstream Publishing 2014; US$ 10.53

    Diane Blood first hit the headlines in 1996 when she went to court to fight for the right to use her late husband's sperm to try for the child they had planned together before his sudden death from meningitis. Diane's case caused an ethical storm and was debated in the courts, in Parliament and in the media. With huge public support, yet against... more...

  • 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...

  • Money-Driven Medicineby Maggie Mahar

    HarperCollins 2009; Not Available

    Why is medical care in the United States so expensive? For decades, Americans have taken it as a matter of faith that we spend more because we have the best health care system in the world. But as costs levitate, that argument becomes more difficult to make. Today, we spend twice as much as Japan on health care?yet few would argue that our health... 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...