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Ethics

  • Ethical Challenges for Military Health Care Personnelby Daniel Messelken; David Winkler

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    This book examines the issue of ethics in the context of the provision of military health care in an epidemic. Outbreaks of epidemics like Ebola trigger difficult ethical challenges for civilian and military health care personnel. This book offers theoretical reflections combined with reports from recent military and NGO missions in the field. The... more...

  • Extreme Caregivingby Lisa Freitag

    Oxford University Press 2017; US$ 34.99

    This book collects parent narratives, personal experience, and academic research to portray the lives of parent caregivers, looking at both the trials and the triumphs inherent in raising a child with special needs. It presents parents as moral individuals struggling to find their own way through relatively unexplored territory, in order to provide... more...

  • Clinical Ethics Consultation Toolkitby Bashir Jiwani

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 50.62

    This workbook is a companion to Clinical Ethics Consultation: A Practical Guide to Changing Culture, Building Capacity and Solving Problems Case by Case. The Toolkit lays out the process for clinical ethics consultation in a series of steps within five phases: Pre-Consult, Interviews, Mid-Consult, Consult meeting(s), and Post-Consult. For each step,... more...

  • Bioethics and Biopoliticsby Péter Kakuk

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 82.42

    This volume links three different theoretical approaches that have a common focus on the relationship between biopolitics and bioethics. This collection of papers can be categorized into different domains that are representative of the contemporary usage of biopolitics as a concept. On the one hand, several chapters develop a clear and up-to-date... more...

  • Patient Consentby Elizabeth Charnock; Denise Owens

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 13.95

    Ideal for quick reference, this pocket-sized (120x80mm), spiral-bound book in the popular Nursing & Health Survival Guide series puts all the crucial information about patient consent at your fingertips. There is an obligation for practitioners to obtain valid consent from their patients before examination, routine personal care or therapeutic treatment.... more...

  • Clinical Ethics Consultation: A Practical Guideby Bashir Jiwani

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 50.62

    This book provides a careful and comprehensive, step-by-step method for providing clinical ethics consultation. This Guide can be applied in almost any healthcare setting and takes the reader from establishing an intake process and developing strategies for interviewing those involved in the situation, to undertaking a consultation meeting and following up... more...

  • Human Dignity and Assisted Deathby Sebastian Muders

    Oxford University Press 2017; US$ 64.99

    Assisted dying and human dignity are two extremely contested topics in Bioethics. This volume offers the first book-length attempt to bring both together. Its authors develop detailed philosophical analyses of dignity, and how it relates to assisted suicide and euthanasia. more...

  • Unhealthy Politicsby Eric M. Patashnik; Alan S. Gerber; Conor M. Dowling

    Princeton University Press 2017; US$ 29.95 US$ 27.25

    How partisanship, polarization, and medical authority stand in the way of evidence-based medicine The U.S. medical system is touted as the most advanced in the world, yet many common treatments are not based on sound science. Treatments can go into widespread use before they are rigorously evaluated, and every year patients are harmed because they... more...

  • The Handby Marta Bertolaso; Nicola Di Stefano

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 94.19

    Drawing on shared research experiences and collaborative projects, this book offers a broad and timely perspective on research on the hand and its current challenges. It especially emphasizes the interdisciplinary context in which researchers need to be trained in contemporary science. From language to psychology, from neurology to the social sciences,... more...

  • Clinical Research Monitoringby Ad van Dooren

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2017; US$ 134.00 US$ 121.94

    Clinical research monitoring is a vital aspect of Good Clinical Practice (GCP). Its principles are straightforward: they are aimed at protecting those subjects that participate in the trial, and their goal is to provide reliable data that will contribute to the safety and efficacy of the intervention under study, i.e. to support the health of future... more...