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- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 46.95
The successful achievement of pregnancies following pre-implantation genetic diagnosis (PGD) was first reported in April 1990. The technology is often used for patients who are at substantial risk of conceiving a pregnancy affected by a known genetic disorder, however from this technology other more controversial uses have arisen such as HLA typing... more...
- 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...
- Oxford University Press, USA 1996; US$ 58.99
This book describes in fascinating detail the variety of experiments sponsored by the U.S. government in which human subjects were exposed to radiation, often without their knowledge or consent. Based on a review of hundreds of thousands of heretofore unavailable or classified documents, this Report tells a gripping story of the intricate relationship... more...
- Springer 2005; US$ 9.95
Cosa si prova a non poter avere un figlio? Quanto h difficile comunicare alla coppia una diagnosi di sterilit? Come affrontare il 70% dei fallimenti delle tecniche di PMA? Come una legge puo' incidere sul futuro di un embrione? Il testo, nato dalla fusione multidisciplinare medica, psicologica e sociologica, vuole riflettere su queste domande e... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2011; US$ 105.00
Examines key trends in emerging strategic technologies and the implications for geopolitics and human dignity. Al-Rodhan argues that future evolution into transhumans is inevitable. In preparation, the global community is urged to establish strict moral and legal guidelines balancing innovation with the guarantee of dignity for all. more...
- Cambridge University Press 2012; US$ 88.00
This volume considers the ethical legitimacy of invoking the criminal law to regulate medical and scientific practice and bioethical issues. more...
- American Psychiatric Publishing 2008; US$ 47.95
This book presents today's ethical dilemmas regarding boundary violations; children, adolescents, and families; geriatric populations; involuntary hospitalization; managed care; confidentiality; gifts; duty to report colleagues who engage in fraud or deception; emergency care; forensic psychiatry; and consultations and second opinions. more...
- Springer 2014; US$ 159.00
Good neurosurgical practice is based not only on evidence, skills, and modern equipment, but also on good values. This book is the first to discuss specifically the ethical issues that arise during the daily practice of neurosurgery. It is divided into three parts addressing patients? rights, ethical issues relating to the working environment, and... more...
- Oxford University Press, UK 2006; US$ 49.95
In the last fifty years, average overall health status has increased worldwide, but it is increasingly clear that this achievement has not been equally distributed. Inequities in health have denied many people equality of opportunity. This book builds an interdisciplinary understanding of health equity with contributions from distinguished philosophers,... more...