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Medical ethics & professional conduct books

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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, you...
Format: Hardback - Released: 19/01/2018

Ethics Manual by L. Snyder, J. D. Leffler, C. Leffler Ethics Manual
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Examines the issues in medical ethics faced by doctors and their patients. This book also discusses the distinction and potential conflicts between legal and ethical obligations while making clinical decisions. It includes sections on: Genetic testing, Organ donation, Care of...
Format: Paperback - Released: 16/01/2018

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: 11/01/2018

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

Applied Public Health Ethics Making Ethical Decisions by Alison Hann Applied Public Health Ethics Making Ethical Decisions

This book explores the ethics and efficacy of many current public health programmes, looking at screening, surveillance and interventions as well as health inequalities and professional practice. Investigating relative costs and benefits, it is the perfect introduction to real world...
Format: Paperback - Released: 15/12/2017

Applied Public Health Ethics Making Ethical Decisions by Alison Hann Applied Public Health Ethics Making Ethical Decisions

This book explores the ethics and efficacy of many current public health programmes, looking at screening, surveillance and interventions as well as health inequalities and professional practice. Investigating relative costs and benefits, it is the perfect introduction to real world...
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

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: 01/12/2017

Coming Soon

The Book Of Ethics by Cynthia M. A. Geppert The Book Of Ethics


Format: Paperback - Released: 26/01/2018

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: 05/02/2018

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: 09/02/2018

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 traditional...
Format: Hardback - Released: 16/02/2018

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: 19/04/2018

Other books in this genre

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

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: 09/11/2017

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

The Ethics of Ability and Enhancement by Jessica Flanigan The Ethics of Ability and Enhancement

Disability studies and human enhancement stand out as two emerging areas of research in medical ethics, prompting debates into ethical questions of identity, embodiment, discrimination, and accommodation, as well as questions concerning distributive justice and limitations on people's medical rights.
Format: Hardback - Released: 20/10/2017

Clinical Ethics Consultation Toolkit by Bashir Jiwani Clinical Ethics Consultation Toolkit

This workbook is a companion to Clinical Ethics Consultation: A Practical Guide to Changing Culture, Building Capacity and Solving Problems Case by Case. The Clinical Ethics Consultation Toolkit is the playbook from which clinical ethics consultants can draw methods and...
Format: Paperback - Released: 22/09/2017

Catholic Witness in Health Care Practicing Medicine in Truth and Love by John M. Travaline Catholic Witness in Health Care Practicing Medicine in Truth and Love

Integrates the theoretical presentation of Catholic medical ethics with real life practice. It begins with fundamental elements of Catholic care, touching upon Scripture, moral philosophy, theology, Christian anthropology, and pastoral care. The second part features Catholic clinicians illuminating authentic Catholic...
Format: Paperback - Released: 15/09/2017

Methods in Bioethics The Way We Reason Now by John D. (UVA) Arras Methods in Bioethics The Way We Reason Now


Format: Hardback - Released: 13/09/2017

Clinical Ethics Consultation: A Practical Guide by Bashir Jiwani Clinical Ethics Consultation: A Practical Guide

This book provides a careful and comprehensive, step-by-step method for providing clinical ethics consultation.
Format: Paperback - Released: 07/09/2017

Post-Trial Access to Drugs in Developing Nations Global Health Justice by Evaristus Chiedu Obi Post-Trial Access to Drugs in Developing Nations Global Health Justice

This is the first book that analyzes the major obstacles of affordable access to drugs in developing countries - patent and non-patent factors and how they can be overcome through a middle ground approach and a new paradigm to establish...
Format: Hardback - Released: 04/08/2017

Core Ethics for Health Professionals Principles, Issues, and Compliance by Robert F. Phalen Core Ethics for Health Professionals Principles, Issues, and Compliance

A timely overview of ethics, emphasizing applications to biomedical researchers, health providers, and administratorsThere are no simple rules to guide ethical conduct in daily practice, health professionals must have a basic understanding of several topics including ethical theories;
Format: Hardback - Released: 02/08/2017

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