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Ethics

  • 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...

  • Vital Conversationsby Dennis Rosen

    Columbia University Press 2014; US$ 26.99

    The health-care system in the United States is by far the most expensive in the world, yet its outcomes are decidedly mediocre in comparison to those of other countries. Poor communication between doctors and patients, Dennis Rosen argues, is at the heart of this disparity, a pervasive problem that damages not only the well-being of the patient but... more...

  • Routledge Handbook of Medical Law and Ethicsby Yann Joly; Bartha Maria Knoppers

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 205.00

    This book explores the scope, application and role of medical law, regulatory norms and ethics, and addresses key challenges introduced by contemporary advances in biomedical research and healthcare. While mindful of national developments, the handbook supports a global perspective in its approach to medical law. Contributors include leading scholars... more...

  • The Professional Responsibility Model of Perinatal Ethicsby Frank A. Chervenak; Laurence B. McCullough

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 140.00

    Perinatologists confront many ethical challenges in clinical care and research for which they need ethically sound, clinically practical guidance for clinical judgment and decision making with their patients.This is the first book to address these challenges in a clinically practical and comprehensive way. The unique feature of the book is its deployment... more...

  • Ethics in Tissue Establishmentsby Jorge Morales Pedraza

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2014; US$ 127.00

    At present, the international community cannot be assured that the quality and, in particular the safety of tissues for transplants, is properly guaranteed in all countries and regions. Shortcomings of international and regional ethical rules and standards in the field of tissue banking, the lack of national ethical rules and standards in force in... more...