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Ethics

  • Safety, Ethics and Regulationsby Phuc Van Pham; Achim Rosemann

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 165.47

    This invaluable resource discusses the saftey, ethics, and regulations of developing stem cell clinical applications. Each chapter is contributed by a preeminent scientist in the field and covers such topics as clinical safety of stem cell gene therapy, the patentability of hESC technologies, international guidelines, challenges to international stem... more...

  • Selective Reproduction in the 21st Centuryby Ayo Wahlberg; Tine M. Gammeltoft

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 94.55

    This book explores how conditions for childbearing are changing in the 21st century under the impact of new biomedical technologies. Selective reproductive technologies (SRTs) - technologies that aim to prevent or promote the birth of particular kinds of children – are increasingly widespread across the globe. Wahlberg and Gammeltoft bring together... more...

  • Methods in Bioethicsby John Arras

    Oxford University Press 2017; US$ 64.99

    This book provides an overview and critical discussion of the main philosophical methods that have dominated the field of bioethics. These include appeals to principles and rules based on the common morality, the "new casuistry", pragmatist methods, appeals to the "internal morality" of medicine, and reflective equilibrium. The book critically examines... more...

  • Post-Trial Access to Drugs in Developing Nationsby Evaristus Chiedu Obi

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 102.82

    This book begins the discourse on post-trial access to drugs in developing countries. Underlying ethical issues in global health inequalities and global health research serve as the context of the debate. Due to rampant allegations of violations of rights of research participants, especially in developing countries, it discusses the regulatory infrastructure... more...

  • Contemporary Controversies in Catholic Bioethicsby Jason T. Eberl

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 130.01

    This volume comprises various viewpoints representing a Catholic perspective on contemporary practices in medicine and biomedical research. The Roman Catholic Church has had a significant impact upon the formulation and application of moral values and principles to a wide range of controversial issues in bioethics. Catholic leaders, theologians, and... more...

  • Revival: Human Experimentation and Research (2003)by George F. Tomossy; David N. Weisstub

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 215.00

    This title was first published in 2003: As new medical technologies and treatments develop with increasing momentum, the legal and ethical implications of research involving human participants are being called into question as never before. Human Experimentation and Research explores the philosophical foundations of research ethics, ongoing regulatory... more...

  • Strangers at the Bedsideby David J. Rothman

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 44.95

    David Rothman gives us a brilliant, finely etched study of medical practice today. Beginning in the mid-1960s, the practice of medicine in the United States underwent a most remarkable--and thoroughly controversial--transformation. The discretion that the profession once enjoyed has been increasingly circumscribed, and now an almost bewildering number... more...

  • Towards a Professional Model of Surrogate Motherhoodby Ruth Walker; Liezl van Zyl

    Palgrave Macmillan UK 2017; US$ 95.65

    This book delves deeply into modern surrogacy arrangements, responding to both practical and ethical critiques by offering a radically new model for surrogate motherhood. Current practice distinguishes between two models of surrogacy – the altruistic (unpaid) model and the commercial (paid) model, both of which present social, ethical, and conceptual... more...

  • Partiality and Justice in Nursing Careby Marita Nordhaug

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    Partiality and Justice in Nursing Care examines the conflicting normative claims of partiality and impartiality in nursing care, looking in depth at how to reconcile reasonable concerns for one particular patient with equally important concerns for the maximisation of health-related welfare for all with relevant nursing-care needs, in a resource-limited... more...

  • Medico-Legal Aspects of Reproduction and Parenthoodby J.K. Mason

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 89.95

    Those involved in family and sexual relationships today face a bewildering variety of medico-legal dilemmas. These are encountered from as early as the preconception state of the embryo and continue throughout the period of child raising until the status of the mature minor is achieved. This book dissects a wide range of legal, medical and ethical... more...