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  • Stories of Dignity within Healthcareby Oscar Tranvåg

    M&K Update Ltd 2016; US$ 19.99

    This book will support students of nursing and allied healthcare professions, as well as healthcare professionals working in diverse practice settings, to reflect upon and enhance the quality of their care. more...

  • Law and Ethics in Complementary Medicineby Michael Weir

    Allen & Unwin 2016; US$ 31.82

    A comprehensive handbook on law and ethics for both the student and professional complementary medicine practitioner, now in its fifth edition. more...

  • The Oxford Handbook of Ethics at the End of Lifeby Stuart J. Youngner; Robert M. Arnold

    Oxford University Press 2016; US$ 149.99

    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...

  • Rethinking Reprogeneticsby Inmaculada de Melo-Martin

    Oxford University Press 2016; US$ 48.99

    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...

  • Chronicles Of A Gynaecologistby Tripti Sharan

    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...

  • Defining Deathby Robert M. Veatch; Lainie F. Ross

    Georgetown University Press 2016; US$ 29.95

    New technologies and medical treatments continue to complicate questions surrounding the moment of death. Distinguished bioethicists Robert M. Veatch and Lainie F. Ross argue that the definition of death is a social question rooted in a person's religious, philosophical, or social beliefs. While ceding that society needs a default definition to proceed... more...

  • Drawing the Lineby Philip M. Rosoff

    Oxford University Press 2016; US$ 48.99

    American healthcare is neither efficient nor available to all, and is also the most expensive in the world. This book argues that rationing of healthcare could work and proposes an approach to ration fairly, effectively and generously. more...

  • Bad Faithby Paul Offit

    Basic Books 2015; US$ 38.00

    In recent years, there have been major outbreaks of whooping cough among children in California, mumps in New York, and measles in Ohio's Amish countrydespite the fact that these are all vaccine-preventable diseases. Although America is the most medically advanced place in the world, many people disregard modern medicine in favor of using their faith... more...

  • The Troubled Dream of Lifeby Daniel Callahan

    Georgetown University Press 2000; US$ 26.95

    Drawing on his own experience, and on literature, philosophy, and medicine, Daniel Callahan offers great insight into how to deal with the rewards of modern medicine without upsetting our perception of death. He examines how we view death and the care of the critically ill or dying, and he suggests ways of understanding death that can lead to a peaceful... more...

  • In the Name of Scienceby F. Barbara Orlans

    Oxford University Press 1993; US$ 28.99

    Few arguments in biomedical experimentation have stirred such heated debate in recent years as those raised by animal research. In this comprehensive analysis of the social, political, and ethical conflicts surrounding the use of animals in scientific experiments, Barbara Orlans judges both ends of the spectrum in this debate -- unconditional approval... more...