144 books (8 pages) in this category

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 ...

ISBN: 9781316308233

Binding: Kobo eBook

eBook

$28.86

$23.09
Get eBook

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 ...

ISBN: 9789996107603

Binding: Kobo eBook

eBook
$5.49
Get eBook

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 ...

ISBN: 9781849545785

Binding: Kobo eBook

eBook

$18.99

$16.16
Get eBook

Sex, Lies & Pharmaceuticals

How drug companies are bankrolling the next big condition for women

by Ray Moynihan

<p>'A brilliant dissection of the tragedy of greed preying on fear.this book offers the possibility of a different and less cruel future. Read, think and act!' - Dr Iona Heath, President, Royal College of General Practitioners, ...

ISBN: 9781742691114

Binding: Kobo eBook

eBook

$18.51

$15.83
Get eBook

Should A Doctor Tell?

The Evolution of Medical Confidentiality in Britain

by Angus H. Ferguson

<p>Medical confidentiality has long been recognised as a core element of medical ethics, but its boundaries are under constant negotiation. Areas of debate in twenty-first century medicine include the use of patient-identifiable data in ...

ISBN: 9781317055112

Binding: Kobo eBook

eBook

$82.38

$74.24
Get eBook

Society and Medicine

Essays in Honor of Renee C.Fox

by Judith P. Swazey

<p>&quot;The essays in this volume pay tribute to the achievements of RenÚe C. Fox in the fields of medicine and sociology. Many of the contributors are Fox's colleagues and former students from medicine, sociology, nursing, and bioethics. The ...

ISBN: 9781351489218

Binding: Kobo eBook

eBook

$70.61

$63.57
Get eBook

Standing on Principles

Collected Essays

by Tom L. Beauchamp

<p>Tom L. Beauchamp of Georgetown is one of the founding fathers of contemporary bioethics, and is particularly influential as one of the co-authors (with James Childress) of PRINCIPLES OF BIOMEDICAL ETHICS, first published by OUP over 25 years ...

ISBN: 9780190453756

Binding: Kobo eBook

eBook

$96.54

$86.89
Get eBook

Stoned

A Doctor's Case for Medical Marijuana

by David Casarett, M.D.

<p><strong>A doctor discovers the surprising truth about marijuana</strong></p> <p>No substance on earth is as hotly debated as marijuana. Opponents claim it’s dangerous, addictive, carcinogenic, and a gateway to serious drug abuse. Fans claim ...

ISBN: 9780698186644

Binding: Kobo eBook

eBook

$41.52

$33.21
Get eBook

Stories of Dignity within Healthcare: Research, narratives and theories

by Dr.Oscar Tranvåg & Dr Oddgeir Synnes

Dignity is fundamental to every single person’s life and history; and every interaction with another human being can potentially influence a person’s sense of identity and self-esteem. In recent years, there has been a growing awareness of the ...

ISBN: 9781907830976

Binding: Kobo eBook

eBook

$42.70

$34.20
Get eBook

Strangers at the Bedside

A History of How Law and Bioethics Transformed Medical Decision Making

by David J. Rothman

<p>David Rothman gives us a brilliant, finely etched study of medical practice today. Beginning in the mid-1960s, the practice of medicine in the United States underwent a most remarkable--and thoroughly controversial--transformation. The ...

ISBN: 9781351488044

Binding: Kobo eBook

eBook

$74.53

$67.09
Get eBook

Suicide Prohibition: The Shame of Medicine

by Szasz, Thomas

In Western thought, suicide has evolved from sin to sin-and-crime, to crime, to mental illness, and to semilegal act. A legal act is one we are free to think and speak about and plan and perform, without penalty by agents of the state. While ...

ISBN: 9780815650768

Binding: Kobo eBook

eBook

$26.53

$21.29
Get eBook

Teaching Medical Professionalism

by Cruess, Richard L.

This book presents ideas, evidence and guidance for those interested in using the most recent advances in knowledge about learning and human development to enhance medical education's ability to form competent, caring and publicly responsible ...

ISBN: 9781316554098

Binding: Kobo eBook

eBook

$69.15

$55.39
Get eBook

The Age of Genomes

Tales from the Front Lines of Genetic Medicine

by Jon Luoma & Steven Monroe Lipkin

<p><strong>A leading geneticist explores what promises to be one of the most transformative advances in health and medicine in history</strong></p> <p>Almost every week, another exciting headline appears about new advances in the field of ...

ISBN: 9780807074589

Binding: Kobo eBook

eBook

$43.33

$34.75
Get eBook

The Case of Terri Schiavo

Ethics, Politics, and Death in the 21st Century

by Kenneth Goodman

<p>The case of Terri Schiavo, a young woman who spent 15 years in a persistent vegetative state, has emerged as a watershed in debates over end-of-life care. While many observers had thought the right to refuse medical treatment was well ...

ISBN: 9780190453343

Binding: Kobo eBook

eBook

$81.69

$73.58
Get eBook

The Elderly

Legal and Ethical Issues in Healthcare Policy

by Martin Lyon Levine

<p>Aging is a public health priority that is becoming increasingly important in both developed and less developed nations, with individual health care providers and law-makers each facing difficult ethical and policy dilemmas. The complex issues

ISBN: 9781351890861

Binding: Kobo eBook

eBook

$470.87

$423.82
Get eBook

The End of Sex and the Future of Human Reproduction

by Henry T. Greely

<p>Within twenty, maybe forty, years most people in developed countries will stop having sex for the purpose of reproduction. Instead, prospective parents will be told as much as they wish to know about the genetic makeup of dozens of embryos, ...

ISBN: 9780674545779

Binding: Kobo eBook

eBook

$51.99

$44.21
Get eBook

The Ethical Treatment of Depression: Autonomy through Psychotherapy

by Paul Biegler

A philosopher argues there is an ethical imperative to provide psychotherapy to depressed patients because the insights gained from it promote autonomy. ...

ISBN: 9780262294492

Binding: Kobo eBook

eBook

$54.24

$48.83
Get eBook

The Ethics of Surgical Practice

Cases, Dilemmas, and Resolutions

by James W. Jones, Laurence B. McCullough & Bruce W. Richman

<p>Surgical ethics is the application of ethics to issues specific to surgery. This volume provides a collection of clinical case studies representing a wide range of the ethical issues surgeons confront today. It is an excellent text for ...

ISBN: 9780190295721

Binding: Kobo eBook

eBook

$53.46

$48.17
Get eBook

The Ethics of the New Eugenics

by MacKellar, Calum

<p> Strategies or decisions aimed at affecting, in a manner considered to be positive, the genetic heritage of a child in the context of human reproduction are increasingly being accepted in contemporary society. As a result, unnerving ...

ISBN: 9781782381211

Binding: Kobo eBook

eBook

$39.28

$31.49
Get eBook

The Ethics Police?

The Struggle to Make Human Research Safe

by Robert Klitzman

<p>Research on human beings saves countless lives, but has at times harmed the participants. To what degree then should government regulate science, and how? The horrors of Nazi concentration camp experiments and the egregious Tuskegee syphilis ...

ISBN: 9780199364626

Binding: Kobo eBook

eBook

$53.46

$48.17
Get eBook