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Medical philosophy. Medical ethics

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  • Ethical Deliberation in Multiprofessional Health Care Teamsby Hubert Doucet; Jean-Marc Larouche; Kenneth R. Melchin

    University of Ottawa Press 2001; US$ 16.99

    This study analyzes both pragmatic and theoretical perspectives of ethical deliberation, as well as the professional and philosophical backgrounds for the ethical deliberation of social workers, nurses and doctors working in the field of chronic illness. In doing so, this volume expands the scope of current research through an analysis of the process... more...

  • Methods in Medical Ethicsby Jeremy Sugarman; Daniel P. Sulmasy

    Georgetown University Press 2010; US$ 39.95

    Medical ethics draws upon methods from a wide array of disciplines, including anthropology, economics, epidemiology, health services research, history, law, medicine, nursing, philosophy, psychology, sociology, and theology. In this influential book, outstanding scholars in medical ethics bring these many methods together in one place to be systematically... more...

  • Entscheidungsmacht und Handlungskontrolle am Lebensendeby Susanne Fischer

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2008; US$ 36.24

    Während das Thema Sterbehilfe in seinen unterschiedlichen Aspekten in den letzten Jahren medizinisch, ethisch und juristisch eingehend untersucht wurde, fehlten sozialwissenschaftliche Theorien, Konzepte und Untersuchungen zur Sterbehilfe bislang weitgehend. Auch sozialwissenschaftliche Studien zu Fragen der Patienteninformation wurden bisher kaum... more...

  • Grenzen der Marktlogikby Marianne Rychner

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2007; US$ 46.05

    Im Tram, der schweizerischen Strassenbahn, hängen oft interessante Dinge. Zum Beispiel in der Stadt Bern zu Beginn des Jahres 2002: Auf Augenhöhe der Fa- gäste machte ein Kartonplakat auf eine Gesundheitsmesse aufmerksam. Wie häufig bei Strassenbahnwerbungen war daran eine Halterung angebracht, der man, gelangweilt von der Fahrt zum Arbeitsplatz, kleine... more...

  • The Hospice Companionby Perry G Fine

    Oxford University Press, USA 2008; US$ 28.99

    The Hospice Companion is designed to promote, establish, maintain and continuously improve comprehensive systems of care that ensure the highest quality of services to meet the needs of patients and their families during the last phase of life. On behalf of their patients, all hospice providers must inculcate processes of care that lead to maximal... more...

  • Patientenrechtegesetzby Kathrin Kubella

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2011; US$ 78.38

    Ein Patientenrechtegesetz soll nach dem Willen der Politik das konstatierte Informations- und Umsetzungsdefizit bezüglich bestehender Patientenrechte im Behandlungsalltag beseitigen. Die Arbeit setzt sich mit den Chancen und den Risiken einer gesetzlichen Regelung der individuellen Rechte und Pflichten von Arzt und Patient auseinander. Thematisiert... more...

  • Dignity Therapyby Harvey Max Chochinov

    Oxford University Press 2011; US$ 57.99

    Maintaining dignity for patients approaching death is a core principle of palliative care. Dignity therapy, a psychological intervention developed by Dr. Harvey Max Chochinov and his internationally lauded research group, has been designed specifically to address many of the psychological, existential, and spiritual challenges that patients and their... more...

  • Clear Cutby Ginny Jordan

    Lantern Books 2011; US$ 9.99

    How much can we lose and still remain whole? In the course of her life, Ginny Jordan has lost both breasts and her ovaries to cancer, undergone chemotherapy, experienced debilitating vertigo, and other conditions—at the same time as she has been a daughter, wife, mother of three, and member of a large, active family. In prose that is startling... more...

  • Medical Ethics Todayby British Medical Association

    Wiley 2012; US$ 228.95 US$ 206.06

    This is your source for authoritative and comprehensive guidance from the British Medical Association (BMA) Medical Ethics Department covering both routine and highly contentious medico-legal issues faced by health care professionals. The new edition updates the information from both the legal and ethical perspectives and reflects developments surrounding... more...

  • Medicine and Moral Reasoningby K. W. M. Fulford; Grant Gillett; Janet Martin Soskice

    Cambridge University Press 1994; US$ 29.00

    A collection examining the theoretical basis of medical ethics and the nature of moral thinking. more...