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- Bloomsbury Publishing 2016; US$ 8.99
India has a high maternal mortality rate, a staggering 174 per 100,000 live births (2015). 'Women are not dying because of diseases we cannot treat. They are dying because societies have yet to make the decision that their lives are worth saving.'-Mahmoud Fathalla, past president of the International Federation of Gynecology and Obstetrics. Pregnancy... more...
- University of Chicago Press 2016; US$ 40.00
Medical confidentiality is an essential cornerstone of effective public health systems, and for centuries societies have struggled to maintain the illusion of absolute privacy. In this age of health databases and increasing connectedness, however, the confidentiality of patient information is rapidly becoming a concern at the forefront of worldwide... more...
- Oxford University Press 2016; US$ 54.99 US$ 47.29
The Principles and Practice of Narrative Medicine articulates the ideas, methods, and practices of narrative medicine. Written by the originators of the field, this book provides the authoritative starting place for any clinicians or scholars committed to learning of and eventually teaching or practicing narrative medicine. more...
- Oxford University Press 2016; US$ 44.99 US$ 38.69
The research ethics system was created without the help of people who know what it is like to be a research subject. This is a serious omission. Experts have overlooked ethical issues that matter to subjects. Silent Partners moves subjects to the forefront, giving them a voice in research ethics. more...
- Oxford University Press 2016; US$ 48.99 US$ 42.13
Reprogenetic technologies have been embraced by advocates as tools that can create healthier, smarter, more admirable human beings. Bringing a contextualised, gender-attentive perspective to bear, Rethinking Reprogenetics reveals the flawed assumptions underpinning the arguments of the technologies' proponents and calls for a more critical assessment. more...
- Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 76.94
This book clarifies the meaning of the most important and pervasive concepts and tools in bioethical argumentation (principles, values, dignity, rights, duties, deliberation, prudence) and assesses the methodological suitability of the main methods for clinical decision-making and argumentation. The first part of the book is devoted to the... more...
- Springer Netherlands 2016; US$ 87.93
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...
- 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...