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Ethics

  • Modern Prometheusby James Kozubek

    Cambridge University Press 2016; US$ 24.00 US$ 19.68

    This book tells the dramatic story of Crispr and the potential impact of this gene-editing technology. more...

  • Law and Ethics in Complementary Medicineby Michael Weir

    Allen & Unwin 2016; US$ 31.82

    A comprehensive handbook on law and ethics for both the student and professional complementary medicine practitioner, now in its fifth edition. more...

  • Neuroethics and the Scientific Revision of Common Senseby Nada Gligorov

    Springer Netherlands 2016; US$ 89.85

    This book is focused on the examination of the particular relationship between developments in neuroscience and commonsense concepts, such as free will, personal identity, privacy, etc., which feature prominently in moral discourse.  In the book common sense is recast as an ever-shifting repository of theories from many domains, including science.... more...

  • The Oxford Handbook of Ethics at the End of Lifeby Stuart J. Youngner; Robert M. Arnold

    Oxford University Press 2016; US$ 149.99 US$ 128.99

    This handbook explores the topic of death and dying from the late twentieth to the early twenty-first centuries, with particular emphasis on the United States. The chapters examine a range of ethical topics related to death, dying, palliative care and decision-making at the end of life. more...

  • What Makes a Good Doctor?by Max Griffiths

    Rosenberg Publishing 2016; US$ 6.92

    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...

  • Philosophy of Cancerby Marta Bertolaso

    Springer Netherlands 2016; US$ 89.85

    Since the 1970s, the origin of cancer is being explored from the point of view of the Somatic Mutation Theory (SMT), focusing on genetic mutations and clonal expansion of somatic cells. As cancer research expanded in several directions, the dominant focus on cells remained steady, but the classes of genes and the kinds of extra-genetic factors... 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...

  • Normative Entgrenzungby Axel W. Bauer

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2016; US$ 28.31

    Das Buch bietet in 24 Kapiteln einen systematischen Einblick in methodische und thematische Fragen der Medizin- und Bioethik in Deutschland von 1995 bis 2016. Dieser beginnt mit metaethischen Aspekten der Relation zwischen Ethik und Moral sowie mit der keineswegs unproblematischen Fächerkombination von Medizinethik und Medizingeschichte an den deutschen... more...

  • Biosemiotic Medicineby Farzad Goli

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 101.08

    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...