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Medical ethics & professional conduct books

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Recently Published

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: 13/11/2017

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


Format: Hardback - Released: 02/11/2017

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: 26/10/2017

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: 22/10/2017

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

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

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: 06/09/2017

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 book begins the discourse on post-trial access to drugs in developing countries. Underlying ethical issues in global health inequalities and global health research serve as the context of the debate. Due to rampant allegations of violations of rights of...
Format: Hardback - Released: 04/08/2017

Coming Soon

Respect A necessary constraint on use of human beings in Medicine by Austen Garwood-Gowers Respect A necessary constraint on use of human beings in Medicine

The basic fact that a human individual's body is capable of serving interests beyond that individual has always been a double edged sword. On the one hand it allows for the free expression of human solidarity and community. On the...
Format: Hardback - Released: 07/12/2017

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: 08/12/2017

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: 18/12/2017

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, you...
Format: Hardback - Released: 22/12/2017

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: 12/01/2018

Other books in this genre

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

Insider Trading How Mortuaries, Medicine and Money Have Built a Global Market in Human Cadaver Parts by Naomi Pfeffer Insider Trading How Mortuaries, Medicine and Money Have Built a Global Market in Human Cadaver Parts

The cadaver industry in Britain and the United States, its processes and profits
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/08/2017

Dying in the Twenty-First Century Toward a New Ethical Framework for the Art of Dying Well by Lydia (Assistant Professor of Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine) Dugdale Dying in the Twenty-First Century Toward a New Ethical Framework for the Art of Dying Well
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Physicians, philosophers, and theologians consider how to address death and dying for a diverse population in a secularized century.Most of us are generally ill-equipped for dying. Today, we neither see death nor prepare for it. But this has not always...
Format: Paperback - Released: 14/07/2017

Towards a Professional Model of Surrogate Motherhood by Ruth Walker Towards a Professional Model of Surrogate Motherhood

This book delves deeply into modern surrogacy arrangements, responding to both practical and ethical critiques by offering a radically new model for surrogate motherhood. Current practice distinguishes between two models of surrogacy - the altruistic (unpaid) model and the commercial...
Format: Hardback - Released: 10/07/2017

Research and Ethics for the Medical Profession by J M Albareeq Research and Ethics for the Medical Profession


Format: Paperback - Released: 29/06/2017

Debates About Neuroethics Perspectives on Its Development, Focus, and Future by Eric Racine Debates About Neuroethics Perspectives on Its Development, Focus, and Future

This is the first book entirely dedicated to exploring issues associated with the nature of neuroethics. It reflects on some of the underlying assumptions in neuroethics, and the implications of those assumptions with respect to training and education programs, research...
Format: Hardback - Released: 29/06/2017

Clinical Medical Ethics Landmark Works of Mark Siegler, MD by Laura Weiss, MD, MA Roberts Clinical Medical Ethics Landmark Works of Mark Siegler, MD
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This instant gold standard title is a major contribution to the field of clinical medical ethics and will be used widely for reference and teaching purposes for years to come. Throughout his career, Mark Siegler, MD, has written on topics...
Format: Hardback - Released: 17/06/2017

Bioethics Legal and Clinical Case Studies by Gary Eugene Jones, Joseph P. DeMarco Bioethics Legal and Clinical Case Studies
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Offers a case-based introduction to ethical issues in health care. Through seventy-eight compelling scenarios, the authors demonstrate the practical importance of ethics, showing how the concerns at issue bear on the lives of patients, health care providers, and others. Each...
Format: Paperback - Released: 15/06/2017

Mental Health Practice and the Law by Ronald (Associate Professor of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School) Schouten Mental Health Practice and the Law
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Mental health professionals, more than any other clinicians, encounter legal issues on a regular basis. This book is for anyone in the field, at any stage in their training or practice, who has been perplexed by the complexities at the...
Format: Paperback - Released: 28/04/2017

Death or Disability? The 'Carmentis Machine' and decision-making for critically ill children by Professor Dominic, MBBS BMedSci MBioeth DPhil, FRACP FRCPCH Wilkinson Death or Disability? The 'Carmentis Machine' and decision-making for critically ill children
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Dominic Wilkinson combines philosophy, medicine, and science to explore the profound and contentious ethical issues facing those who work with critically ill children and infants. He addresses questions about the accuracy of predictions for future quality of life; about when...
Format: Paperback - Released: 24/04/2017

Medical Ethics, Prediction, and Prognosis Interdisciplinary Perspectives by Mariacarla Gadebusch Bondio Medical Ethics, Prediction, and Prognosis Interdisciplinary Perspectives

Recent scientific developments, in particular advances in pharmacogenetics and molecular genetics, have given rise to numerous predictive procedures for detecting predispositions to diseases in patients. This knowledge, however, does not necessarily promise benign results for either patients or health care...
Format: Hardback - Released: 07/04/2017

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