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Ethics

  • The Ethics of Surgery: Conflicts and Controversiesby Robert M. Sade

    Oxford University Press 2014; US$ 26.99

    According to popular belief, technical skill is far more important for surgeons than thoughtful deliberation. Nothing could be further from the truth. Although surgeons must sometimes make decisions rapidly on the basis of incomplete evidence and must respond to unexpected catastrophes in the operating room rapidly, those events are intermittent -... more...

  • The Routledge Companion to Bioethicsby John D. Arras; Elizabeth Fenton; Rebecca Kukla

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 205.00

    The Routledge Companion to Bioethics is a comprehensive reference guide to a wide range of contemporary concerns in bioethics.? The volume orients the reader in a changing landscape shaped by globalization, health disparities, and rapidly advancing technologies.? Bioethics has begun a turn toward a systematic concern with social justice, population... more...

  • The Biological Foundations of Bioethicsby Tim Lewens

    Oxford University Press 2014; US$ 48.99

    Much recent thought on the ethics of new biomedical technologies, and work in ethics and political philosophy more generally, is committed to hidden and contestable views about the nature of biological reality. This selection of essays by Tim Lewens, a leading expert in the field, teases out these biological foundations of bioethical writing and subjects... more...

  • Flesh and Bloodby Diane Blood

    Mainstream Publishing 2014; US$ 10.88

    Diane Blood first hit the headlines in 1996 when she went to court to fight for the right to use her late husband's sperm to try for the child they had planned together before his sudden death from meningitis. Diane's case caused an ethical storm and was debated in the courts, in Parliament and in the media. With huge public support, yet against... more...

  • Herausforderung Gen-Dopingby Elk Franke

    transcript Verlag 2014; US$ 25.00

    Das Thema »Gen-Doping« ist bisher von einer Aura des Unbekannten - und gleichzeitig Unbeherrschbaren - umgeben. Im Gegensatz zu aktuellen Dopingdiskussionen im Hochleistungssport signalisiert das Gen-Doping ein neues Zeitalter der Manipulationsmöglichkeiten im Sport - und darüber hinaus. Versucht man nach den bisherigen Differenzmerkmalen »künstlich/natürlich«... more...

  • Responsible Conduct of Researchby Adil E. Shamoo; David B. Resnik

    Oxford University Press 2014; US$ 35.99

    Since the early 2000s, the field of Responsible Conduct of Research has become widely recognized as essential to scientific education, investigation, and training. At present, research institutions with public funding are expected to have some minimal training and education in RCR for their graduate students, fellows and trainees. These institutions... more...

  • Medical Humanitiesby Thomas R. Cole; Nathan S. Carlin; Ronald A. Carson

    Cambridge University Press 2014; US$ 48.00

    This textbook uses concepts and methods of the humanities to enhance understanding of medicine and health care. more...

  • Making Global Health Care Innovation Workby Nora Engel; Ine Van Hoyweghen; Anja Krumeich

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 100.00

    Global Health involves, among many things the intensified travelling of people, resources, technologies, knowledge, standards, and ideas. This book describes what happens when innovations are transferred to new settings: What work is needed to make them work, but also how they change the setting into which they are introduced. more...

  • Debates in Values-Based Practiceby Michael Loughlin

    Cambridge University Press 2014; US$ 79.00

    Offers guidance on the current debate about the value and purpose of healthcare, helping readers to make rational, defensible decisions. more...

  • Forensic Gynaecologyby Maureen Dalton

    Cambridge University Press 2014; US$ 68.00

    Details the provision of good-quality care to the victims of sexual and domestic violence. Content suitable for postgraduate examinations. more...