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Ethics

  • What Makes a Good Doctor?by Max Griffiths

    Rosenberg Publishing 2016; US$ 6.90

    In recent years the medical profession has been revolutionised in the fields of research, of technology and of practice. At the same time, while community attitudes themselves change, group practices have taken some weight from doctors but perhaps have diminished the doctor/ patient relationship of previous years.Another change in the oversight of... more...

  • Stories of Dignity within Healthcareby Oscar Tranvåg

    M&K Update Ltd 2016; US$ 19.99

    This book will support students of nursing and allied healthcare professions, as well as healthcare professionals working in diverse practice settings, to reflect upon and enhance the quality of their care. more...

  • Pediatric Ethicsby Alan R. M.D. Fleischman

    Oxford University Press 2016; US$ 48.99 US$ 42.13

    This book examines the many ethical issues related to health care in children. It explores the moral obligations of families and clinicians facing hard choices for critically ill and dying children, ranging from neonates to adolescents. It also addresses the ethical concerns in research, genetic testing and screening, and surgical and medical enhancement. more...

  • Biosemiotic Medicineby Farzad Goli

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 119.00

    This book presents an interpretation of pharmaceutical, surgical and psychotherapeutic interventions based on a univalent metalanguage: biosemiotics. It proposes that a metalanguage for the physical, mental, social, and cultural aspects of health and medicine could bring all parts and aspects of human life together and thus shape a picture of the... more...

  • Institutionalizing Illness Narrativesby Mathew George

    Springer Singapore 2016; US$ 99.99

    This book is an ethnographic work that uses a critical medical anthropology approach to examine the concept of fever care in the context of southern India. Through a study of fevers, the study provides a critical overview to medical practice itself, as it is said that the history of fevers is also the history of medicine. This association between... more...

  • Big Picture Bioethics: Developing Democratic Policy in Contested Domainsby Susan Dodds; Rachel A. Ankeny

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 99.99

    This book addresses the problem of how to make democratically-legitimate public policy on issues of contentious bioethical debate. It focuses on ethical contests about research and their legitimate resolution, while addressing questions of political legitimacy. How should states make public policy on issues where there is ethical disagreement, not... more...

  • Krankheit und Rechtby Susanne Beck

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2016; US$ 69.99

    Das Buch arbeitet die zentralen Kriterien des Krankheitsbegriffs im Recht heraus. Die Beantwortung vieler rechtlicher Fragen im Bereich ärztlichen Handelns ist abhängig von der Abgrenzung zwischen Heilung, Prävention und Enhancement und damit von der Unterscheidung zwischen Krankheit und Gesundheit. In den einzelnen Rechtsgebieten haben sich bislang... more...

  • Islamic Perspectives on the Principles of Biomedical Ethicsby Mohammed Ghaly

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2016; US$ 110.00

    Islamic Perspectives on the Principles of Biomedical Ethics presents results from a pioneering seminar in 2013 between Muslim religious scholars, biomedical scientists, and Western bioethicists at the research Center for Islamic Legislation & Ethics, Qatar Faculty of Islamic Studies. By examining principle-based bioethics, the contributors to this... more...

  • Palliative Care Nursing of Children and Young Peopleby Rita Pfund; Elizabeth Boath

    CRC Press 2016; US$ 42.95

    "Children's palliative care is an evolving specialty and as such our knowledge base cannot remain static. This book constantly challenges the reader to critically analyze their own practices and beliefs within an evidence-based framework and as such makes a valuable contribution to the growing body of knowledge on this important subject." - Susan Fowler-Kerry,... more...

  • Palliative Careby Geoff Mitchell

    CRC Press 2016; US$ 42.95

    Series Editors: Moira Stewart, Judith Belle Brown and Thomas R FreemanAs the population in western cultures ages, more people suffer chronic, ultimately life-limiting diseases and medical professionals need to be equipped to cope with the ever growing pressure of palliative care. This book gives guidance on how to approach patients with life limiting... more...