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Accidental Intolerance

How We Stigmatize ADHD and How We Can Stop

by Susan C. C. Hawthorne

In <em>Accidental Intolerance</em>, Susan Hawthorne argues that in the past few decades, our medical, scientific, and social approaches to ADHD have jointly -- but unintentionally-reinforced intolerance of ADHD-- diagnosed people. We have packed

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Africa Focus Debates on Contemporary Contentious Biomedical Issues

by Mawere, Munyaradzi

This is a vivid, thought-provoking and fascinating text on some contentious issues in contemporary medical ethics. The book acknowledges the contribution of ?African tradition? and Western scholarship to the development of medical ethics as a ...

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African American Bioethics: Culture, Race, and Identity

by Prograis, Lawrence J. Jr.

<P>Do people of differing ethnicities, cultures, and races view medicine and bioethics differently? And, if they do, should they? Are doctors and researchers taking environmental perspectives into account when dealing with patients? If so, is it

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Alternatives To Animal Testing

by Illing, Paul

An up-to-date discussion of the development of alternatives to animal testing, ideal for professionals and academics. ...

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American Health Quackery: Collected Essays of James Harvey Young

by Young, James Harvey

<p>James Harvey Young, the foremost expert on the history of medical frauds, finds quackery in the 1990s to be more extensive and insidious than in earlier and allegedly more naive eras. The modern quack isn't an outrageous-looking hawker of ...

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Are Workarounds Ethical?

Managing Moral Problems in Health Care Systems

by Nancy Berlinger

How work gets done in complex health care systems is ethically important. When health care professionals and other staff are pressured to improvise, fix structural problems, or comply with competing policies, the uncertainty and distress they ...

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Artificial Nutrition and Hydration and the Permanently Unconscious Patient: The Catholic Debate

by Hamel, Ronald P.

<P>During the past few decades, high-profile cases like that of Terry Schiavo have fueled the public debate over forgoing or withdrawing artificial nutrition and hydration from patients in a persistent vegetative state (PVS). These cases, ...

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Assisted Death in Europe and America

Four Regimes and Their Lessons

by Guenter Lewy

Advances in medical treatment now enable physicians to prolong life to a previously unknown extent, however in many instances these new techniques mean not the saving of life but prolonging the act of dying. In the eyes of many, medical ...

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Babies of Technology

Assisted Reproduction and the Rights of the Child

by Mary Ann Mason & Tom Ekman

<div>Millions of children have been born in the United States with the help of cutting-edge reproductive technologies, much to the delight of their parents. But alarmingly, scarce attention has been paid to the lax regulations that have made the

ISBN: 9780300227925

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Better than Human

The Promise and Perils of Enhancing Ourselves

by Allen Buchanan

Is it right to use biomedical technologies to make us better than well or even perhaps better than human? Should we view our biology as fixed or should we try to improve on it? College students are already taking cognitive enhancement drugs. The

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Essays on Birth and Death

by J. David Velleman

In nine lively essays, bioethicist J. David Velleman challenges the prevailing consensus about assisted suicide and reproductive technology, articulating an original approach to the ethics of creating and ending human lives. He argues that ...

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Bioethical Decision Making in Nursing, Fifth Edition

by Gladys Husted, PhD, MSN, RN, Carrie Scotto, PhD, MSN, RN, Kimberly Wolf, PhD, MS, PMHCNS-BC & others

<p><b>FOURTH EDITION NAMED A 2013 DOODY’S CORE TITLE!</b></p><p><b><i>“This book provides a systematic approach to bioethical decision making, a process that can help clarify situations where right and wrong are not clearly defined. This [is] a ...

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Bioethics for Beginners

60 Cases and Cautions from the Moral Frontier of Healthcare

by Glenn McGee

<b>How far is too far? 60 cases illustrating modern bioethical dilemmas</b> <p><i>Bioethics for Beginners</i> maps the giant dilemmas posed by new technologies and medical choices, using 60 cases taken from our headlines, and from the worlds of ...

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Biosecurity Dilemmas: Dreaded Diseases, Ethical Responses, and the Health of Nations

by Enemark, Christian

<P><i>Biosecurity Dilemmas</i> examines conflicting values and interests in the practice of "biosecurity," the safeguarding of populations against infectious diseases through security policies. Biosecurity encompasses both the natural occurrence

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Blood, Sweat & Tears - Becoming a Better Surgeon

by Philip F. Stahl

All surgeons want to be better surgeons... They work hard to be respected by their peers, appreciated by their patients, and valued by their communities. Most of the estimated 200 million surgeries performed worldwide every year go as ...

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Body Brokers

nside America's Underground Trade in Human Remains

by Annie Cheney

“You are a little soul carrying around a corpse.” —Epictetus <br>“Wherever the corpse is, there the vultures will follow.” —<i>Matthew 24:28</i> <br> <br><i>Body Brokers</i> is an audacious, disturbing, and compellingly written investigative ...

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Childhood Obesity

Ethical and Policy Issues

by Kristin Voigt, Stuart G. Nicholls & Garrath Williams

Childhood obesity has become a central concern in many countries and a range of policies have been implemented or proposed to address it. This co-authored book is the first to focus on the ethical and policy questions raised by childhood obesity

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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 ...

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Communities of Health Care Justice

by Charlene Galarneau

<DIV>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 ...

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