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Medical ethics & professional conduct books

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Recently Published

Historical Dictionary of Medical Ethics by Laurence B. McCullough Historical Dictionary of Medical Ethics

This second edition of Historical Dictionary of Medical Ethics contains a chronology, an introduction, and an extensive bibliography. The dictionary section has over 1,000 cross-referenced entries on ethical reasoning and its key components; medical ethics, professional medical ethics, and bioethics;...
Format: Hardback - Released: 15/04/2018

The Medical Messiahs A Social History of Health Quackery in 20th Century America by James Harvey Young The Medical Messiahs A Social History of Health Quackery in 20th Century America

James Harvey Young describes the development of patent medicines in America from the enactment in 1906 of the Pure Food and Drugs Act through the mid-1960s. Many predicted that the Pure Food and Drugs Act would be the end of...
Format: Hardback - Released: 04/04/2018

Pediatric Bioethics by Geoffrey Miller Pediatric Bioethics

This volume provides a theoretical and practical overview of the ethics of pediatric medicine.
Format: Paperback - Released: 00/04/2018

Evaluation for a Caring Society by Merel Visse Evaluation for a Caring Society

Highlights views on responsive, participatory and democratic approaches to evaluation from an ethos of care. This volume critically scrutinizes and discusses the invisibility of care in our contemporary Western societies and evaluation practices that aim to measure practices by external...
Format: Paperback - Released: 30/01/2018

Evaluation for a Caring Society by Merel Visse Evaluation for a Caring Society

Highlights views on responsive, participatory and democratic approaches to evaluation from an ethos of care. This volume critically scrutinizes and discusses the invisibility of care in our contemporary Western societies and evaluation practices that aim to measure practices by external...
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/01/2018

Health Care Ethics by Eileen E. Morrison, Beth Furlong Health Care Ethics
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Organized around the four central themes of healthcare ethics (theoretical foundations and issues for individuals, organizations, and society), Health Care Ethics, Fourth Edition brings together the insights of a diverse panel of leading experts in the fields of bioethics, long-term...
Format: Paperback - Released: 16/01/2018

Afflicted How Vulnerability Can Heal Medical Education and Practice by Nicole M. (Academic Success Consultant, St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center) Piemonte Afflicted How Vulnerability Can Heal Medical Education and Practice
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How medical education and practice can move beyond a narrow focus on biological intervention to recognize the lived experiences of illness, suffering, and death. In Afflicted, Nicole Piemonte examines the preoccupation in medicine with cure over care, arguing that the...
Format: Hardback - Released: 12/01/2018

Communication and Bioethics at the End of Life Real Cases, Real Dilemmas by Lori A. Roscoe, David P. Schenck Communication and Bioethics at the End of Life Real Cases, Real Dilemmas
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This casebook provides a set of cases that reveal the current complexity of medical decision-making, ethical reasoning, and communication at the end of life for hospitalized patients and those who care for and about them.
Format: Hardback - Released: 27/12/2017

Coming Soon

The Ethics of Organ Transplantation by Steven J. Jensen The Ethics of Organ Transplantation

Steven J. Jensen is associate professor of philosophy at the University of St. Thomas in Houston and specializes in the areas of ethics and medieval philosophy. He is the author of Good and Evil Actions: A Journey through Saint Thomas...
Format: Paperback - Released: 25/04/2018

Guidance for Healthcare Ethics Committees by D. Micah Hester Guidance for Healthcare Ethics Committees

Definitive, comprehensive guidance for members of healthcare ethics committees confronted with ethically challenging situations.
Format: Paperback - Released: 00/05/2018

The Cambridge World History of Medical Ethics by Robert B. (Union College, New York) Baker The Cambridge World History of Medical Ethics
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The Cambridge World History of Medical Ethics provides the first global history of medical ethics.
Format: Hardback - Released: 00/05/2018

Beyond Consent Seeking Justice in Research by Jeffrey P. Kahn Beyond Consent Seeking Justice in Research

This second edition of Beyond Consent includes new chapters on today's leading-edge topics as well as updated chapters that consider what has changed, and what new matters have arisen. The result is a fresh treatment of the latest issues and...
Format: Paperback - Released: 16/05/2018

An Ethics Casebook for Hospitals Practical Approaches to Everyday Ethics Consultations by Mark G. Kuczewski, Rosa Lynn B. Pinkus, Katherine Wasson An Ethics Casebook for Hospitals Practical Approaches to Everyday Ethics Consultations
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Originally published in 1999, this classic textbook includes twenty-six cases with commentary and bibliographic resources designed especially for medical students and the training of ethics consultants. The majority of the cases reflect the day-to-day moral struggles within the walls of...
Format: Hardback - Released: 02/06/2018

An Ethics Casebook for Hospitals Practical Approaches to Everyday Ethics Consultations by Mark G. Kuczewski, Rosa Lynn B. Pinkus, Katherine Wasson An Ethics Casebook for Hospitals Practical Approaches to Everyday Ethics Consultations
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Originally published in 1999, this classic textbook includes twenty-six cases with commentary and bibliographic resources designed especially for medical students and the training of ethics consultants. The majority of the cases reflect the day-to-day moral struggles within the walls of...
Format: Paperback - Released: 02/06/2018

Guinea Pig Zero An Anthology of the Journal For Human Research Subjects by Robert Helms Guinea Pig Zero An Anthology of the Journal For Human Research Subjects


Format: Paperback - Released: 08/06/2018

How to be Good The Possibility of Moral Enhancement by John Harris How to be Good The Possibility of Moral Enhancement

Knowing how to be good is immensely important. The same goes for knowing how to make others be good-otherwise known as 'moral enhancement'. John Harris explores the many varied approaches to moral enhancement, from setting a good example to imbibing...
Format: Paperback - Released: 30/06/2018

Fair Resource Allocation and Rationing at the Bedside by Marion Danis Fair Resource Allocation and Rationing at the Bedside

Priority setting and rationing contribute significantly to affordable and fair healthcare and clinicians play an indispensable role in these processes. This book offers practical strategies for clinicians to allocate resources fairly, to teach about it to students, and to discuss...
Format: Paperback - Released: 13/07/2018

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Death and Anti-Death, Volume 15 Ten Years After Washoe (1965-2007) by R Michael Perry, Ramon Risco Death and Anti-Death, Volume 15 Ten Years After Washoe (1965-2007)
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Format: Hardback - Released: 25/12/2017

Death and Anti-Death, Volume 15 Ten Years After Washoe (1965-2007) by R Michael Perry, Ramon Risco Death and Anti-Death, Volume 15 Ten Years After Washoe (1965-2007)
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Format: Paperback - Released: 25/12/2017

Ethics in Everyday Places Mapping Moral Stress, Distress, and Injury by Tom (Adjunct Professor of Medical Geography, University of British Columbia) Koch Ethics in Everyday Places Mapping Moral Stress, Distress, and Injury
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An exploration of moral stress, distress, and injuries inherent in modern society through the maps that pervade academic and public communications worlds. In Ethics in Everyday Places, ethicist and geographer Tom Koch considers what happens when, as he puts it,...
Format: Hardback - Released: 22/12/2017

Hippocrates' Oath and Asclepius' Snake The Birth of the Medical Profession by T.A. (Professor, Department of Philosophy, University of San Francisco) Cavanaugh Hippocrates' Oath and Asclepius' Snake The Birth of the Medical Profession
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This book articulates the Hippocratic Oath as establishing the medical profession by a promise to uphold an internal medical ethic that particularly prohibits doctors from killing. In its most basic and least controvertible form, this ethic mandates that physicians help...
Format: Hardback - Released: 15/12/2017

Danger Within Us by Jeanne Lenzer Danger Within Us

&quote;Before you get anything implanted in your body, read this book.&quote; - Shannon Brownlee, author of OvertreatedDid you know...- Medical interventions have become the third leading cause of death in America.- An estimated 10 percent of Americans are implanted with...
Format: eBook - Released: 12/12/2017

The Danger Within Us America's Untested, Unregulated Medical Device Industry and One Man's Battle to Survive It by Jeanne Lenzer The Danger Within Us America's Untested, Unregulated Medical Device Industry and One Man's Battle to Survive It

A shocking expose of the dangerously under-regulated medical device industry, revealing the corruption, greed, and deceit that has helped make medical interventions a leading cause of death in America.
Format: Hardback - Released: 12/12/2017

Extreme Caregiving The Moral Work of Raising Children with Special Needs by Lisa (MD, MA, University of Minnesota) Freitag Extreme Caregiving The Moral Work of Raising Children with Special Needs
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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...
Format: Paperback - Released: 30/11/2017

The Bioethics of Pain Management Beyond Opioids by Daniel S. (East Carolina University, USA) Goldberg The Bioethics of Pain Management Beyond Opioids
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In this book, public health ethicist Daniel S. Goldberg sets out to characterize the subjective experience of pain and its undertreatment within the US medical establishment, and puts forward public policy recommendations for ameliorating the undertreatment of pain. The book...
Format: Paperback - Released: 28/11/2017

Reconfiguring Nature (2004) Issues and Debates in the New Genetics by Peter Glasner Reconfiguring Nature (2004) Issues and Debates in the New Genetics

Published in 2004, this collection will encourage and foster informed discussion of key issues as society comes to grips with the implications of genetic engineering, the mapping and sequencing of the human genome, and the advent of the post-genomic era....
Format: Hardback - Released: 21/11/2017

Teaching Medicine and Medical Ethics Using Popular Culture by Evie Kendal Teaching Medicine and Medical Ethics Using Popular Culture

This book demonstrates how popular culture can be successfully incorporated into medical and health science curriculums, capitalising on the opportunity fictional media presents to humanise case studies.
Format: Paperback - Released: 02/11/2017

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