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Partiality and Justice in Nursing Care

by Marita Nordhaug

<p><em>Partiality and Justice in Nursing Care</em> examines the conflicting normative claims of partiality and impartiality in nursing care, looking in depth at how to reconcile reasonable concerns for one particular patient with equally ...

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Patient Consent

by Elizabeth Charnock & Denise Owens

<p>Ideal for quick reference, this pocket-sized (120x80mm), spiral-bound book in the popular Nursing &amp; Health Survival Guide series puts all the crucial information about patient consent at your fingertips.</p> <p>There is an obligation for

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Practical Ethics for the Surgeon

by Lloyd Jacobs

<p>Publisher's Note: Products purchased from 3rd Party sellers are not guaranteed by the Publisher for quality, authenticity, or access to any online entitlements included with the product. Recent, significant changes in surgery, technology, ...

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Preterm Babies, Fetal Patients, and Childbearing Choices

by John D. Lantos & Diane S. Lauderdale

<p><strong>Why preterm birth rates in the United States remain high even as access to prenatal care has improved and infant mortality has steadily dropped.</strong></p> <p>The United States has one of the highest rates of premature birth of any

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Prevention vs. Treatment

What's the Right Balance?

by Halley S. Faust, MD, MPH, MA & Paul T. Menzel, Ph.D.

<p>Everyone knows the old adage, &quot;an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure,&quot; but we seem not to live by it. In the Western world's health care it is commonly observed that prevention is underfunded while treatment attracts ...

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Privacy and the Past

Research, Law, Archives, Ethics

by Susan C. Lawrence

<p>When the new HIPAA privacy rules regarding the release of health information took effect, medical historians suddenly faced a raft of new ethical and legal challenges—even in cases where their subjects had died years, or even a century, ...

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Privacy and the Past: Research, Law, Archives, Ethics

by Lawrence, Susan C.

<DIV>In <I>Privacy and the Past</I>, medical historian Susan C. Lawrence explores the impact of research ethics and increasing privacy concerns on the study of history, offering insight into what historians should do when they research, write ...

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Professionalism and Ethics

A guide for dental care professionals

by Fiona Stuart-Wilson

This book contains guidance for all dental care professionals, especially dental nurses. It also provides explanations of the implications of General Dental Council guidance on the Standards for Dental Care professionals, case study examples and

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Public Health in the Age of Anxiety

Religious and Cultural Roots of Vaccine Hesitancy in Canada

by Centre for Studies in Religion & Society

<p>Controversies and scepticism surrounding vaccinations, though not new, have increasingly come to the fore as more individuals decide not to inoculate themselves or their children for cultural, religious, or other reasons. Their personal ...

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Quack Medicine: A History of Combating Health Fraud in Twentieth-Century America

by Eric W. Boyle

<p>This timely volume illustrates how and why the fight against quackery in modern America has largely failed, laying the blame on an unlikely confluence of scientific advances, regulatory reforms, changes in the medical profession, and the ...

ISBN: 9780313385681

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Reconstructing Medical Practice

Engagement, Professionalism and Critical Relationships in Health Care

by Christine Jorm

<p>Reconstructing Medical Practice examines how doctors see health care and their place in it, why they remain in medicine and why they are limited in their ability to lead change in the current system. Doctors are beset by doubts and feel ...

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Reinvent the Heal

A Philosophy for the Reform of Medical Practice

by James T. Hansen

<p>Americas health care delivery system is in disarray. Politicians on both sides of the aisle believe that they have the answer. But, fixing this problem does not lend itself to a political solution. Ultimately a meaningful solution is one that

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Renewing the Stuff of Life

Stem Cells, Ethics, and Public Policy

by Cynthia B. Cohen

<p>Stem cell therapy is ushering in a new era of medicine in which we will be able to repair human organs and tissue at their most fundamental level- that of the cell. The power of stem cells to regenerate cells of specific types, such as heart,

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Research and Ethics for the Medical Profession

First Edition

by J M Albareeq, A Abdul Aal, H Abozenah & others

<p>This seminal work, Research and Ethics for the Medical Profession, shares a common thread among all its contributing authors, and that the medical and nursing profession are obligated to act compassionately, honestly, and with respect for the

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Research on Human Subjects

Problems of Social Control in Medical Experimentation

by Bernard Barber

<p>The use of human subjects in biomedical research has increased rapidly with scientific discoveries. However, the failure to achieve the highest - or even adequate - standards of professional moral concern and behavior is a serious side ...

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Responsible Conduct of Research

by Adil E. Shamoo & David B. Resnik

<p>Recent scandals and controversies, such as data fabrication in federally funded science, data manipulation and distortion in private industry, and human embryonic stem cell research, illustrate the importance of ethics in science. Responsible

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Rethinking Medical Ethics

Concepts and Principles

by Jean-Pierre Clero

<p>In this unique study, Jean-Pierre Clero examines medical ethics from a philosophical perspective. Based on the thoughts of great philosophers, he develops a theory of medical ethics that focuses on the values of intimacy.</p> ...

ISBN: 9783838271941

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Rights Come to Mind

by Fins, Joseph J.

Through the sobering story of Maggie Worthen and her mother, Nancy, this book tells of one family's struggle with severe brain injury and how developments in neuroscience call for a reconsideration of what society owes patients at the edge of ...

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Scalpel With a Poet’s Soul

Reflections and Poems

by José Zanoni Yada

<p>&quot;Scalpel With a Poet’s Soul&quot;. It is an inspired scalpel making a journey from soul to soul. It opens without hurting, it reveals to heal.</p> <p>I began writing this book by accident or by necessity. I don´t remember that. But my ...

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See No Evil

The true story of a mafia doctor's double life

by Ron Felber

<p>See No Evil is based on the life story of a Jewish kid from the Bronx who, through his childhood defence of a bullied young boy, became a trusted friend and, later, physician to New York mafia dons, while simultaneously securing and ...

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