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Clinical Ethics, 8th Edition: A Practical Approach to Ethical Decisions in Clinical Medicine, 8E

by Jonsen, Albert

<p><b><i>The most trusted and reader-friendly guide on how to make the right decisions when facing ethical issues in clinical practice</i></b></p> <p><i>Clinical Ethics</i> teaches healthcare providers how to effectively identify, evaluate, and

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Clinical Research and the Law

by Patricia M. Tereskerz

<p>The legal implications of conducting clinical research and trials are becoming more complex. Everyone involved in clinical research increasingly needs to be aware of not only the ethical issues at stake but also how the law affects medical ...

ISBN: 9781118272169

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Communities of Health Care Justice

by Charlene Galarneau

<p>The factions debating health care reform in the United States have gravitated toward one of two positions: that just health care is an individual responsibility or that it must be regarded as a national concern. Both arguments overlook a ...

ISBN: 9780813577685

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Conscious Will and Responsibility

A Tribute to Benjamin Libet

by Walter Sinnott-Armstrong & Lynn Nadel

<p>We all seem to think that we do the acts we do because we consciously choose to do them. This commonsense view is thrown into dispute by Benjamin Libet's eyebrow-raising experiments, which seem to suggest that conscious will occurs not before

ISBN: 9780190452360

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Contemporary Debates in Bioethics

by Arthur L. Caplan & Robert Arp

<p><em>Contemporary Debates in Bioethics</em> features a timely collection of highly readable, debate-style arguments contributed by many of today’s top bioethics scholars, focusing on core bioethical concerns of the twenty-first ...

ISBN: 9781118328477

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Contesting Medical Confidentiality

Origins of the Debate in the United States, Britain, and Germany

by Andreas-Holger Maehle

<p>Medical confidentiality is an essential cornerstone of effective public health systems, and for centuries societies have struggled to maintain the illusion of absolute privacy. In this age of health databases and increasing connectedness, ...

ISBN: 9780226404967

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Conversations on the Edge: Narratives of Ethics and Illness

by Zaner, Richard M.

<P>At the edge of mortality there is a place where the seriously ill or dying wait-a place where they may often feel vulnerable or alone. For over forty years, bioethicist cum philosopher Richard Zaner has been at the side of many of those ...

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Counseling Ethics

Philosophical and Professional Foundations

by Christin Jungers, PhD, LPCC-S, NCC & Jocelyn Gregoire, CSSP, EdD, LPC, NCC, ACS

<p>How can philosophy guide our understanding of and approach to counseling ethics and techniques? Moving beyond the standard review of ethical issues and basic problem solving, this highly engaging new text for counseling professionals features

ISBN: 9780826108524

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Culture of Death

The Age of Do Harm Medicine

by Wesley J. Smith

<div>When his teenage son Christopher, brain-damaged in an auto accident, developed a 105-degree fever following weeks of unconsciousness, John Campbell asked the attending physician for help. The doctor refused. Why bother? The boy’s life was ...

ISBN: 9781594038563

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Deadly Monopolies

The Shocking Corporate Takeover of Life Itself--And the Consequences for Your Health and Our Medical Future.

by Harriet A. Washington

<p><strong>From the award-winning author of <em>Medical Apartheid</em>, an exposé of the rush to own and exploit the raw materials of life—including yours.</strong></p> <p>Think your body is your own to control and dispose of as you wish? Think

ISBN: 9780385534055

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Defining Death

The Case for Choice

by Robert M. Veatch & Lainie F. Ross

<P>New technologies and medical treatments have complicated questions such as how to determine the moment when someone has died. The result is a failure to establish consensus on the definition of death and the criteria by which the moment of ...

ISBN: 9781626163560

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Dental Ethics at Chairside

Professional Obligations and Practical Applications, Third Edition

by David T. Ozar, David J. Sokol & Donald E. Patthoff

<p>In the last two decades, more than ever before dentists must determine how to properly maintain their focus on ethics and professionalism in the face of powerful commercial pressures. While there is encouragement for ethical conduct within ...

ISBN: 9781626165540

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Doctors and Rules

A Sociology of Professional Values

by Taylor and Francis

<p><em>Doctors and Rules</em> is a unique and immensely scholarly book. It draws on material which has informed our civilization, including many of the social sciences-history, sociology, and psychology, as well as law. The author accesses the ...

ISBN: 9781351312745

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Doctors in Denial

The Forgotten Women in the 'Unfortunate Experiment'

by Ronald W. Jones

<p>When Dr Ron Jones joined the staff of National Women's Hospital in Auckland in 1973 as a junior obstetrician and gynecologist, Professor Herbert Green's study into the natural history of carcinoma in-situ of the cervix (CIS) – later called ...

ISBN: 9780947522629

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Dying in the Twenty-First Century

Toward a New Ethical Framework for the Art of Dying Well

by Jeffrey P. Bishop, Stephen R. Latham, Farr A. Curlin & others

<p><strong>Physicians, philosophers, and theologians consider how to address death and dying for a diverse population in a secularized century.</strong></p> <p>Most of us are generally ill-equipped for dying. Today, we neither see death nor ...

ISBN: 9780262328586

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Ending Life

Ethics and the Way We Die

by Margaret Pabst Battin

<p>Margaret Pabst Battin has established a reputation as one of the top philosophers working in bioethics today. This work is a sequel to Battin's 1994 volume <em>The Least Worst Death</em>. The last ten years have seen fast-moving developments ...

ISBN: 9780190286248

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Enhancing Human Capacities

by Julian Savulescu, Ruud ter Meulen & Guy Kahane

<p><em>Enhancing Human Capacities</em> is the first to review the very latest scientific developments in human enhancement. It is unique in its examination of the ethical and policy implications of these technologies from a broad range of ...

ISBN: 9781444393545

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Eros and Illness

by David B. Morris

<p>When we or our loved ones fall ill, our world is thrown into disarray, our routines are interrupted, our beliefs shaken. David Morris offers an unconventional, deeply human exploration of what it means to live with, and live through, disease.

ISBN: 9780674977938

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Ethical Challenges for Military Health Care Personnel

Dealing with Epidemics

by David Winkler & Daniel Messelken

<p>This book examines the issue of ethics in the context of the provision of military health care in an epidemic.</p> <p>Outbreaks of epidemics like Ebola trigger difficult ethical challenges for civilian and military health care personnel. ...

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Ethical Decision Making in Clinical Neuropsychology

by Shane S. Bush

<p>The ability to anticipate, avoid, and resolve ethical conflicts in neuropsychology is a dynamic process that must be developed and maintained over time. Ethics codes and professional guidelines are drafted and updated, changes in clinical ...

ISBN: 9780190875831

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