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Inalienable Rights

The Limits of Consent in Medicine and the Law

by Terrance McConnell

<p>This book explains what inalienable rights are and how they restrict the behavior of their possessors. McConnell develops compelling arguments to support the inalienability of the right to life, the right of conscience, and a competent ...

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It's Not That Simple: Euthanasia and Assisted Suicide Today

by Jean Echlin & Ian Gentles

<p>It's Not That Simple: Euthanasia and Assisted Suicide presents the reader with the knowledge and understanding of physician-assisted suicide and euthanasia and how it will greatly impact our society.&nbsp;</p> ...

ISBN: 9780920453384

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Just Caring

Health Care Rationing and Democratic Deliberation

by Leonard M. Fleck

<p>What does it mean to be a &quot;just&quot; and &quot;caring&quot; society when we have only limited resources to meet unlimited health care needs? Do we believe that all lives are of equal value? Is human life priceless? Should a ...

ISBN: 9780190284480

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Kidney for Sale by Owner: Human Organs, Transplantation, and the Market

by Cherry, Mark J.

<P>If most Americans accept the notion that the market is the most efficient means to distribute resources, why should body parts be excluded?</P><P>Each year thousands of people die waiting for organ transplants. Many of these deaths could have

ISBN: 9781589013551

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Law and Ethics in Complementary Medicine

A handbook for practitioners in Australia and New Zealand

by Michael Weir

<p>'A valuable resource for those in clinical practice and students undertaking primary and secondary qualifications in the complementary medicine and therapy disciplines.' Caroline Smith, Professor, Complementary Medicine Research, National ...

ISBN: 9781952534980

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Look at the Messenger. Who Is He? Whose Interest Is He Pursuing?:

SHORT STORY # 48. Nonfiction series #1 - # 60.

by Alla P. Gakuba

<p>Look at the messenger: who is he? Whose interest is he pursuing? This statement, or life skills, my wise grandmother taught me when I was disappointed about other people: their behavior, intentions, actions, and attitudes.</p> <p>In this ...

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Marketisation, Ethics and Healthcare

Policy, Practice and Moral Formation

by Therese Feiler, Joshua Hordern & Andrew Papanikitas

<p>How does the market affect and redefine healthcare? The marketisation of Western healthcare systems has now proceeded well into its fourth decade. But the nature and meaning of the phenomenon has become increasingly opaque amidst changing ...

ISBN: 9781351736848

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Medical Epicenter

A Collection of Short Stories About Texas Doctors

by Aurel Emilian Mircea

This collection of short stories is dedicated to all the foreign physicians who immigrated to the USA, in search of the American Dream. Many have chosen to run away from the socialized medicine, prevalent in their country of birth. Others came ...

ISBN: 9780985869373

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Medical Ethics

by Michael Boylan

<p>The second edition of <em>Medical Ethics</em> deals accessibly with a broad range of significant issues in bioethics, and presents the reader with the latest developments. This new edition has been greatly revised and updated, with half of ...

ISBN: 9781118657959

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Medical Ethics Today

The BMA's Handbook of Ethics and Law

by British Medical Association

<p>This is your source for authoritative and comprehensive guidance from the British Medical Association (BMA) Medical Ethics Department covering both routine and highly contentious medico-legal issues faced by health care professionals. The new

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Medical Reasoning

The Nature and Use of Medical Knowledge

by Erwin B. Montgomery, Jr.

<p>Modern medicine is one of humankind's greatest achievements.Yet today, frequent medical errors and irreproducibility in biomedical research suggest that tremendous challenges beset it. Understanding these challenges and trying to remedy them ...

ISBN: 9780190912956

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Medical Self-Regulation

Crisis and Change

by Mark Davies

<p>Self-regulation constitutes an important aspect of the regulatory and oversight process governing professionals. This book focuses directly on medical self-regulation in the context of both the wider regulatory framework and that of other ...

ISBN: 9781351918732

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Medico-Legal Aspects of Reproduction and Parenthood

by J.K. Mason

<p>Those involved in family and sexual relationships today face a bewildering variety of medico-legal dilemmas. These are encountered from as early as the preconception state of the embryo and continue throughout the period of child raising ...

ISBN: 9781351918671

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Mental Health Ethics: The Human Context

by Barker, Phil

<P>All human behaviour is, ultimately, a moral undertaking, in which each situation must be considered on its own merits. As a result ethical conduct is complex. Despite the proliferation of Codes of Conduct and other forms of professional ...

ISBN: 9781136881947

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Methods in Bioethics

The Way We Reason Now

by John Arras

<p>This book provides an overview and critical discussion of the main philosophical methods that have dominated the field of bioethics since its origins in the late 1960s and early 1970s. The first three chapters outline some influential ...

ISBN: 9780190666002

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Mission Betrayed

by Michael Mann & MD

Americans have been shocked in recent years to learn of potentially deadly delays in care for veterans at VA facilities throughout the US. Just as disturbing has been the realization that VA administrators were not only aware of the delays, but ...

ISBN: 9780998606415

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Morals and Medicine: The Moral Problems of the Patient's Right to Know the Truth, Contraception, Artificial Insemination, Sterilization, Euthanasia

by Fletcher, Joseph F.

<p>In <i>Morals and Medicine</i> a leading Protestant theologian comes to grips with the problems of conscience raised by new advances in medical science and technology. They arise as issues at the start or making of a life, in preserving its ...

ISBN: 9781400868377

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No Margin, No Mission

Health Care Organizations and the Quest for Ethical Excellence

by Steven D. Pearson, James Sabin & Ezekiel J. Emanuel

<p>Can the ethical mission of health care survive among organizations competing for survival in the marketplace? On this question hinges not only the future of health care in the US, but that of the health care systems of all advanced countries.

ISBN: 9780190289294

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One Body

An Essay in Christian Sexual Ethics

by Alexander R. Pruss

<p>This important philosophical reflection on love and sexuality from a broadly Christian perspective is aimed at philosophers, theologians, and educated Christian readers. Alexander R. Pruss focuses on foundational questions on the nature of ...

ISBN: 9780268089849

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One Little Finger

by Malini Chib

<p>&quot;The birth was hugely traumatic, and the pediatrician in charge kept repeating to himself, 'It was a mistake...I should have carried out a caesarean…lets see if she survives…I am not sure if she will survive…at the most 72 hours.&quot; I

ISBN: 9789351509523

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