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  • Medical Law and Medical Ethicsby Nils Hoppe; Josť Miola

    Cambridge University Press 2014; US$ 36.00

    Conveys all the core topics emphasising the interplay between medical law and medical ethics in a unique chapter structure. more...

  • Adversarial - Private Security and Whistle-Blowing Within the NHSby Richard Hayes

    Bright Pen 2014; US$ 2.99

    Leave your ideology and delusion at the door and step inside the real world of the titanic, soul destroying struggle of the Whistle ? blower within the dark depths of the NHS, the David against Goliath of all battles that will either make or break you but nothing in between. If you dare to dare by standing strong for what you believe to be right then... more...

  • Making Sense of Intersexby Ellen K. Feder

    Indiana University Press 2014; US$ 23.99

    Putting the ethical tools of philosophy to work, Ellen K. Feder seeks to clarify how we should understand "the problem" of intersex. Adults often report that medical interventions they underwent as children to "correct" atypical sex anatomies caused them physical and psychological harm. Proposing a philosophical framework for the treatment of children... more...

  • Medical Ethics Todayby BMA Medical Ethics Department

    Blackwell Publishing Ltd. 2008; US$ 173.95

    Doctors and medical students confront increasingly complicated ethical dilemmas. To respond effectively they need skills in ethical reasoning and an understanding of the law and professional guidance. This book helps them achieve these things. It provides practical advice and guidance that draws upon the large volume of enquiries received by the BMAs... more...

  • Expanding Horizons in Bioethicsby Arthur W. Galston; Christiana Z. Peppard

    Springer 2005; US$ 209.00

    What are the resources and needs, the strengths and the vulnerabilities of patients, of society, or of nature? How do we evaluate the societal potential of scientific discovery? It is fairly well assured that we are influencing the terms of existence of many inhabitants of this planet, from flora to fauna to humans. Moreover, history has shown that... more...

  • Medical Humanitiesby Martyn Evans

    Blackwell Publishing Ltd. 2001; US$ 49.95

    The purpose of medical humanities is to improve the delivery of effective health care through a better understanding of disease. Based on a highly successful seminar, this book provides a comprehensive and authoritative reference for what is becoming a professional requirement in medicine. more...

  • How Doctors Thinkby Kathryn Montgomery

    Oxford University Press 2005; US$ 39.99

    Defines the nature and importance of clinical judgement. Although physicians make use of science, this book argues that medicine is not itself a science, but rather an interpretive practice that relies on clinical reasoning. It also contends that there can be adverse side effects to assuming that medicine is strictly science. more...

  • Principles of Health Care Ethicsby Richard Edmund Ashcroft; Angus Dawson; Heather Draper; John McMillan

    Wiley 2007; US$ 435.00

    Edited by four leading members of the new generation of medical and healthcare ethicists working in the UK, respected worldwide for their work in medical ethics, Principles of Health Care Ethics, Second Edition  is a standard resource for students, professionals, and academics wishing to understand current and future issues in healthcare ethics.... more...

  • Ethical Challenges in Study Design and Informed Consent for Health Research in Resource-poor Settingsby P.A. Marshall

    World Health Organization 2007; US$ 25.00

    This review considers ethical challenges to research design and informed consent in biomedical and behavioral studies conducted in resource-poor settings. A review of the literature explores relevant social, cultural, and ethical issues in the conduct of biomedical and social health research in developing countries. Ten case vignettes illustrate ethical... more...

  • Nursing Ethicsby Dr Alan E. Armstrong

    Palgrave Macmillan 2007; US$ 35.00

    This book proposes a 'strong' (action-guiding) account of a virtue-based approach to moral decision-making within contemporary nursing practice. Merits and criticisms of obligation and virtue-based approaches to morality are explored. The author argues that in order to deliver morally good care, it is necessary to examine one's moral character. more...