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Medical philosophy. Medical ethics

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  • Ending Lifeby Margaret Pabst Battin

    Oxford University Press 2005; US$ 24.99

    Margaret Pabst Battin has established a reputation as one of the top philosophers working in bioethics today. This work is a sequel to Battin's 1994 volume The Least Worst Death . The last ten years have seen fast-moving developments in end-of-life issues, from the legalization of physician-assisted suicide in Oregon and the Netherlands to furor over... more...

  • Death and Medical Powerby Henk A.M.J.Ten Have

    McGraw-Hill Education 2005; US$ 51.00

    Since the 1970s, euthanasia has been a topic of continual debate worldwide. This book presents a description of the debate as well as an analysis of various aspects of euthanasia practice in the Netherlands. It argues that euthanasia should be understood within a historical context as a protest against medical power. more...

  • Professionalism in Medicineby Delese Wear; Julie M. Aultman

    Springer US 2006; US$ 146.81

    In this collection of essays, the authors don’t argue with those attributes deemed to be the essence of professionalism in medicine. Instead, they ask questions of the discourse from which they arise and question the profession’s beliefs about the nature of its work. more...

  • Suffering and Dignity in the Twilight of Lifeby B. Ars; E. Montero

    Kugler Publications 2004; US$ 36.25

    This book is intended for everyone, but in particular for caregivers who are in the front line of the problem regarding the end of life and euthanasia. By presenting a critical analysis of the debate from a multidisciplinary perspective, the aim of this work is to provide a positive message about the therapeutic relationship at the end of life. Far... more...

  • Death's Dominionby Simon Woods

    McGraw-Hill Education 2006; US$ 46.00

    This book looks at death and the issues and ethical dilemmas faced at the end of life. It addresses the central issues in the field such as withholding and withdrawing treatment, euthanasia and assisted suicide, terminal sedation and CPR (Cardio-pulmonary Resuscitation) and palliative care. The author also speculated about how things might develop... more...

  • Rethinking Health Psychologyby Michele L. Crossley

    McGraw-Hill Education 2000; US$ 51.00

    Presents an overview of prevalent theories, methods and applications within contemporary health psychology. This book also provides a critical analysis of mainstream health psychology, by drawing on approaches such as discourse, narrative, postmodernism and material discursive analysis. more...

  • Psychology and Health Promotionby Paul Bennett; Simon Murphy

    McGraw-Hill Education 1997; US$ 49.00

    Setting out the role of psychological theory in health promotion, this book adopts both structuralist and social regulation models of health and health promotion. It is useful for advanced undergraduate and postgraduate courses in health psychology, clinical psychology and social psychology. more...

  • The Meaning of Medicine: The Human Personby B. Ars

    Kugler Publications 2001; US$ 35.00

    Medical progress is increasingly being determined by developments in research, both in basic biology and in medical practice itself, as well as by progress in medical technologies that are mainly based on scientific developments. The amount of knowledge required to practice continues to increase, while at the same time acquired knowledge is constantly... more...

  • Comprehensive Handbook of Clinical Health Psychologyby Bret A Boyer; M. Indira Paharia

    Wiley 2008; US$ 165.00 US$ 148.50

    Bringing together an international group of experts from across all health-related disciplines, Comprehensive Handbook of Clinical Health Psychology bridges the gap between health psychology and medicine to provide you with the up-to-date and relevant information and strategies you need to address both the physical and mental health care needs of... more...

  • The SAGE Handbook of Health Psychologyby Stephen R Sutton; Andrew S. Baum; Marie Johnston

    SAGE Publications 2004; US$ 93.00

    The SAGE Handbook of Health Psychology represents a landmark work in the field, gathering together in a single volume contributions from an internationally renowned group of scholars. It provides a definitive, one-stop, authoritative guide to the major themes and debates in health psychology, both past and present, and should in time become a classic... more...