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  • Commemorations and Memorialsby Š; Goran trkalj; Nalini Pather

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2017; US$ 78.00 US$ 70.98

    -->. A major component of many modern human anatomy programs is commemorating people who have donated their body for education and research. In addition, some institutions have also organized memorial places to honor the body donors. This book is an edited volume which explores the phenomena of commemorations and memorials in anatomy. It includes both... more...

  • Regulating Pre-Implantation Genetic Diagnosisby Sheila A.M. McLean; Sarah Elliston

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 46.95

    The successful achievement of pregnancies following pre-implantation genetic diagnosis (PGD) was first reported in April 1990. The technology is often used for patients who are at substantial risk of conceiving a pregnancy affected by a known genetic disorder, however from this technology other more controversial uses have arisen such as HLA typing... more...

  • Islamic Bioethics: Problems and Perspectivesby DARIUSCH ATIGHETCHI

    Springer Netherlands 2006; US$ 103.95

    Islamic Bioethics presents a critical analysis of legal and political debates resulting from biomedical technologies. Perspectives from traditional Muslim law are compared with contemporary religious authorities, medical associations, as well as individuals. more...

  • Overdosed Americaby John Abramson

    HarperCollins 2013; US$ 11.99

    Using the examples of Vioxx, Celebrex, cholesterol-lowering statin drugs, and anti-depressants, Overdosed America shows that at the heart of the current crisis in American medicine lies the commercialization of medical knowledge itself. Drawing on his background in statistics, epidemiology, and health policy, John Abramson, M.D., reveals the ways... more...

  • Under Observation: The Interplay Between eHealth and Surveillanceby Samantha Adams; Nadezhda Purtova; Ronald Leenes

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 122.30

    The essays in this book clarify the technical, legal, ethical, and social aspects of the interaction between eHealth technologies and surveillance practices. The book starts out by presenting a theoretical framework on eHealth and surveillance, followed by an introduction to the various ideas on eHealth and surveillance explored in the subsequent chapters.... more...

  • The Human Radiation Experimentsby Final Report of the Advisory Committee on Human Radiation Experiments

    Oxford University Press 1996; US$ 69.99

    This book describes in fascinating detail the variety of experiments sponsored by the U.S. government in which human subjects were exposed to radiation, often without their knowledge or consent. Based on a review of hundreds of thousands of heretofore unavailable or classified documents, this Report tells a gripping story of the intricate relationship... more...

  • Dependence and Autonomy in Old Ageby George Agich

    Cambridge University Press 2003; US$ 80.00

    In this influential book, George Agich abandons comfortable abstractions to reveal the concrete threats to personal autonomy in long-term care. more...

  • Oceano fertilitàby Girolamo Agnello

    Springer Milan 2005; US$ 7.18

    Cosa si prova a non poter avere un figlio? Quanto è difficile comunicare alla coppia una diagnosi di sterilità? Come affrontare il 70% dei fallimenti delle tecniche di PMA? Come una legge puo' incidere sul futuro di un embrione? Il testo, nato dalla fusione multidisciplinare medica, psicologica e sociologica, vuole riflettere su queste domande e accompagnare... more...

  • Medizin und Haftungby Hans-Jürgen Ahrens; Christian Bar; Gerfried Fischer; Andreas Spickhoff; Jochen Taupitz

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2009; US$ 133.61

    Juristen, Mediziner, Pharmazeuten und versicherungsrechtlich Interessierte finden in diesem Werk ein Kompendium, das die ganze Bandbreite des Medizin- und Haftungsrechts erfasst. Versicherungsrechtliche Problemstellungen und weitere Grundfragen des Privatrechts sind gleichfalls mit einbezogen. Hochkarätige Autoren aus den Bereichen der Jurisprudenz... more...

  • The Future of Bioethicsby Akira Akabayashi

    OUP Oxford 2014; US$ 149.99

    This is the first book to bring West and East together in a broad investigation of contemporary bioethics. A distinguished international team of experts presents original research addressing issues that emerge from new medical technologies, address global challenges arising from social change, and set the agenda for the future. more...