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Ethics

  • Eugenics: A Very Short Introductionby Philippa Levine

    Oxford University Press 2016; US$ 7.99 US$ 7.19

    A concise and gripping account of eugenics from its origins in the twentieth century and beyond more...

  • Angewandte Ethik in der Neuromedizinby Frank Erbguth; Ralf J. Jox

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2016; US$ 35.54

    Das Praxisbuch zeigt anhand verschiedener klinischer Situationen in der Neuromedizin, wie die wissenschaftliche Reflexion auf dem Gebiet der Neuroethik praktisch angewendet werden kann. Es richtet sich primär an Ärzte sowie alle anderen Gesundheitsberufe, die in Neurologie, Neurochirurgie oder Neuroradiologie mit ethischen Fragen konfrontiert sind,... more...

  • The Ethical Practice of Forensic Psychologyby Gianni Pirelli; Robert A. Beattey; Patricia A. Zapf

    Oxford University Press 2016; US$ 54.99 US$ 49.49

    The Ethical Practice of Forensic Psychology highlights the ethical standards and guidelines set forth by the American Psychological Association's (APA) Ethical Principles of Psychologists and Code of Conduct (EPPCC) and the Specialty Guidelines for Forensic Psychology (SGFP). This Casebook provides readers with a practical review of these ethical... more...

  • Learning While Caringby Samuel Hellman

    Oxford University Press 2016; US$ 67.99 US$ 61.19

    Learning While Caring is about medical learning within the doctor-patient relationship in the context of academic medical practice. Although cancer is the subject of most of Dr. Hellman's essays, they are applicable to most of clinical medicine. The essays are preceded by a biographical preface with an introduction, appropriate commentaries and... more...

  • Defining Deathby Robert M. Veatch; Lainie F. Ross

    Georgetown University Press 2016; US$ 29.95

    New technologies and medical treatments continue to complicate questions surrounding the moment of death. Distinguished bioethicists Robert M. Veatch and Lainie F. Ross argue that the definition of death is a social question rooted in a person's religious, philosophical, or social beliefs. While ceding that society needs a default definition to proceed... more...

  • Drawing the Lineby Philip M. Rosoff

    Oxford University Press 2016; US$ 48.99 US$ 44.09

    American healthcare is neither efficient nor available to all, and is also the most expensive in the world. This book argues that rationing of healthcare could work and proposes an approach to ration fairly, effectively and generously. more...

  • Communities of Health Care Justiceby Charlene Galarneau

    Rutgers University Press 2016; US$ 27.95

    U.S. health care has often been conceived as a social good, and more specifically as a national good. Communities of Health Care Justice presents an alternate model, making a powerful ethical argument for why smaller communities?bound together by culture, religion, gender, race, and place?should be regarded as critical moral actors that play key... more...

  • Ethical Issues in Counselling and Psychotherapy Practiceby Poornima Bhola; Ahalya Raguram

    Springer Singapore 2016; US$ 95.15

    This edited volume comprehensively examines the critical ethical challenges that arise in the practice of counselling and psychotherapy. It translates philosophical positions and professional ethical guidelines in a way that can be applied to practice. The various chapters focus on specific ethical issues that emerge in working with a range of different... more...

  • Chronicles Of A Gynaecologistby Tripti Sharan

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2016; US$ 8.99

    India has a high maternal mortality rate, a staggering 174 per 100,000 live births (2015). 'Women are not dying because of diseases we cannot treat. They are dying because societies have yet to make the decision that their lives are worth saving.'-Mahmoud Fathalla, past president of the International Federation of Gynecology and Obstetrics. Pregnancy... more...

  • Contesting Medical Confidentialityby Andreas-Holger Maehle

    University of Chicago Press 2016; US$ 40.00

    Medical confidentiality is an essential cornerstone of effective public health systems, and for centuries societies have struggled to maintain the illusion of absolute privacy. In this age of health databases and increasing connectedness, however, the confidentiality of patient information is rapidly becoming a concern at the forefront of worldwide... more...