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Ethics

  • 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...

  • The Moral Discourse of Health in Modern Cairoby Mohammed Tabishat

    Lexington Books 2014; US$ 79.99

    In The Moral Discourse of Health in Modern Cairo: Persons, Bodies, and Organs, Mohammed Tabishat uses anthropological descriptive methods and discourse analytic perspectives to focus on health care practices in a holistic fashion aimed at preserving and improving life in contemporary Cairo. Tabishat employs therapeutic data as a complex index mirroring... more...

  • The Ethics Of The New Eugenicsby Calum MacKellar; Christopher Bechtel

    Berghahn Books 2014; US$ 39.95

    Strategies or decisions aimed at affecting, in a manner considered to be positive, the genetic heritage of a child in the context of human reproduction are increasingly being accepted in contemporary society. As a result, unnerving similarities between earlier selection ideology so central to the discredited eugenic regimes of the 20th century and... more...

  • The Cambridge Companion to Life and Deathby Steven Luper

    Cambridge University Press 2014; US$ 24.00

    This volume discusses the philosophical issues connected with the nature and significance of life and death, and the ethics of killing. more...

  • Moralische Ordnungen des Nationalsozialismusby Wolfgang Bialas

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2014; US$ 63.63

    Das Buch analysiert die Versuche der Nationalsozialisten eine eigene moralische Ordnung in philosophischen, medizinethischen und ideologischen Texten zu begründen. Dabei zeigt Wolfgang Bialas, wie klassische moralische Denkfiguren durch die nationalsozialistische Rassenethik eines artgerechten Humanismus ideologisch umfunktioniert wurden. Gegenüber... more...

  • The Rise and Fall of National Women's Hospitalby Linda Bryder

    Auckland University Press 2014; US$ 29.15

    Natural childbirth and rooming-in; artificial insemination and in vitro fertilisation; sterilisation and abortion: women?s health and reproduction went through a revolution in the twentieth century as scientific advances confronted ethical and political dilemmas. In New Zealand, the major site for this revolution was National Women?s Hospital. Established... more...

  • Palliative Care and Ethicsby Timothy E. Quill; Franklin G. Miller

    Oxford University Press, USA 2014; US$ 36.99

    Hospice is the premiere end of life program in the United States, but its requirement that patients forgo disease-directed therapies and that they have a prognosis of 6 months or less means that it serves less than half of dying patients and often for very short periods of time. Palliative care offers careful attention to pain and symptom management,... more...

  • The Bioethics of Pain Managementby Daniel S. Goldberg

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 125.00

    This book sets out to characterize the subjective experience of pain and its undertreatment, and puts forward public policy recommendations for ameliorating the undertreatment of pain. Goldberg argues that the US medical establishment's overwhelming focus on opioid analgesics is flawed, and that the general intolerance for the subjectivity of pain... more...

  • Ethics for Nursing and Healthcare Practiceby Kath Melia

    SAGE Publications 2013; US$ 41.00

    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...

  • The Limits and Lies of Human Genetic Researchby Jonathan Michael Kaplan

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 45.95

    First Published in 2000. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...