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  • Public Health, Ethics, and Equityby

    OUP Oxford 2004; US$ 52.99

    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 in fact denied many people equality of opportunity. This book builds an interdisciplinary understanding of health equity with contributions from distinguished... more...

  • Bioethics Critically Reconsideredby H.T . Engelhardt

    Springer Netherlands 2011; US$ 159.00

    Focusing on the role of social and political ideology in the development of bioethics, this book offers offers a retrospective look at the ideological foundations of the discipline, and a range of perspectives on the current influence of ideology in bioethics. more...

  • Regulating Pre-Implantation Genetic Diagnosisby Sheila A.M. McLean; Sarah Elliston

    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...

  • Overdosed Americaby John Abramson

    HarperCollins 2013; US$ 11.24

    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...

  • The Human Radiation Experimentsby Final Report of the Advisory Committee on Human Radiation Experiments

    Oxford University Press 1996; US$ 64.99

    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...

  • Dependence and Autonomy in Old Ageby George Agich

    Cambridge University Press 2003; US$ 80.00

    In this influential book, George Agich abandons comfortable abstractions to reveal the concrete threats to personal autonomy in long-term care. more...

  • Oceano fertilitàby Girolamo Agnello

    Springer Milan 2005; US$ 14.99

    Cosa si prova a non poter avere un figlio? Quanto è difficile comunicare alla coppia una diagnosi di sterilità? 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 accompagnare... more...

  • Medizin und Haftungby Hans-Jürgen Ahrens; Christian von Bar; Gerfried Fischer; Andreas Spickhoff; Jochen Taupitz

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2009; US$ 139.00

    Juristen, Mediziner, Pharmazeuten und versicherungsrechtlich Interessierte finden in diesem Werk ein Kompendium, das die ganze Bandbreite des Medizin- und Haftungsrechts erfasst. Versicherungsrechtliche Problemstellungen und weitere Grundfragen des Privatrechts sind gleichfalls mit einbezogen. Hochkarätige Autoren aus den Bereichen der Jurisprudenz... more...

  • The Future of Bioethicsby Akira Akabayashi

    OUP Oxford 2014; US$ 149.99

    This is the first book to bring West and East together in a broad investigation of contemporary bioethics. A distinguished international team of experts presents original research addressing issues that emerge from new medical technologies, address global challenges arising from social change, and set the agenda for the future. more...

  • Contemporary Bioethicsby Mohammad Ali Al-Bar; Hassan Chamsi-Pasha

    Springer International Publishing 2015; US$ 59.99

    This book discusses the common principles of morality and ethics derived from divinely endowed intuitive reason through the creation of al-fitr' a (nature) and human intellect (al-?aql). Biomedical topics are presented and ethical issues related to topics such as genetic testing, assisted reproduction and organ transplantation are discussed. Whereas... more...