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- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Mainstream Publishing 2014; US$ 10.53
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...
- Fordham University Press 2014; US$ 22.99
Affliction inaugurates a novel way of understanding the trajectories of health and disease in the context of poverty. Focusing on low-income neighborhoods in Delhi, it stitches together three different sets of issues. First, it examines the different trajectories of illness: What are the circumstances under which illness is absorbed within the normal... more...
- 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...
- 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...