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Ethics

  • Ärztlich assistierter Suizid und organisierte Sterbehilfeby Kallia Gavela

    Springer 2012; US$ 89.95

    Das deutsche Strafgesetzbuch kennt keinen Sondertatbestand der Suizidbeteiligung. Rechtliche Konstruktionen und Wertungen insbesondere höchstrichterlicher Herkunft füllen diese Lücke. Die sich daraus vor allem für behandelnde Ärzte ergebenden Probleme drängen sich bei unheilbar kranken, dem Tode geweihten Patienten geradezu... more...

  • 100 Cases in Clinical Ethics and Lawby Carolyn Johnston; Penelope Bradbury

    Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 35.95

    A 70-year-old woman bed-bound following a stroke has developed bronchopneumonia, but her daughter produces an advance directive that she says her mother has written, which states that no life-sustaining treatment is to be given. How are you going to proceed? A practical guide on how to approach the legal and ethical dilemmas that frequently occur... more...

  • ABC of Medical Lawby Lorraine Corfield; Ingrid Granne; William Latimer-Sayer

    Wiley 2010; US$ 41.95

    An understanding of medical law is increasingly important for all health professionals and this new ABC provides a basic introduction to the legal issues faced in health care that is accessible to anyone without any legal knowledge. The ABC of Medical Law provides ideal guidance to the practicing physician - covering just what you need to know... more...

  • AIDSby Elliot Cohen

    Temple University Press 2009; US$ 34.94

    Do patients have the right to know their physician's HIV status? Can a dentist refuse treatment to an HIV-positive patient? How do educators determine whether to allow an HIV-positive child to attend school, and if they do, should the parents of other children be informed? Should a counselor break confidentiality by disclosing to a wife that... more...

  • AM:STARs Ethical and Legal Issues in Adolescent Health Careby Tomas J. Silber; Abigail English

    American Academy of Pediatrics 2011; US$ 44.95

    Published by the American Academy of Pediatrics, Adolescent Medicine: State of the Art Reviews helps you stay up-to-date in key areas of current clinical practice with adolescent-specific topics. This issue of Adolescent Medicine State of the Art Reviews (AM:STARs) focuses on a variety of ethical and legal issues that practitioners may encounter... more...

  • Abortion, Doctors and the Lawby John Keown

    Cambridge University Press 1988; US$ 42.00

    This book focusses on the evolution of the law and medical practice of abortion in England. more...

  • Abortion and the Moral Significance of Merely Possible Personsby Melinda A. Roberts

    Springer 2010; US$ 209.00

    When, if ever, is it morally permissible for a woman to have an abortion? When, if ever, are agents morally obligated to bring new persons into existence - whether by refraining from having an abortion or by conceiving a child? Questions of abortion and procreation provoke debates at the practical level that can seem endless and emotionally fraught.... more...

  • Abuse of the Doctor?Patient Relationshipby Fiona Subotsky; Susan Bewley; Michael Crowe

    The Royal College of Psychiatrists 2010; US$ 45.00

    The authors examine the ethical principles and how these may be taught; prevalence of abuse; regulation and sanctions; management and governance; remediation; and the roles of the different organisations that may be involved, such as the General Medical Council and medical protection societies. more...

  • Acceptable Riskby Robin Cook

    Penguin Group US 1996; US$ 7.99

    Robin Cook has always been on the cutting edge of the latest medical controversies. In Acceptable Risk , he confronts one of the most provocative issues of our time: personality-altering drugs and the complex moral questions they raise. Neuroscientist Edward Armstrong has managed to isolate a psychotropic drug with a strange and dark history--one... more...

  • Accountabilityby Virginia A. Sharpe

    Georgetown University Press 2004; US$ 49.95

    According to a recent Institute of Medicine report, as many as 98,000 Americans die each year as a result of medical error—a figure higher than deaths from automobile accidents, breast cancer, or AIDS. That astounding number of fatalities does not include the number of those serious mistakes that are grievous and damaging but not fatal. Who can... more...