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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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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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Animal Ethics in Animal Research

by Helena Röcklinsberg, Mickey Gjerris & I Anna S. Olsson

The use of animals in research has always been surrounded by ethical controversy. This book provides an overview of the central ethical issues focusing on the interconnectedness of science, law and ethics. It aims to make theoretical ethical ...

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Are Workarounds Ethical?

Managing Moral Problems in Health Care Systems

by Nancy Berlinger

<p>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, ...

ISBN: 9781589012424

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Assisted Death in Europe and America

Four Regimes and Their Lessons

by Guenter Lewy

<p>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

<p>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. ...

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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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Childhood Obesity

Ethical and Policy Issues

by Kristin Voigt, Stuart G. Nicholls & Garrath Williams

<p>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 ...

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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 ...

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

<i>Contemporary Debates in Bioethics</i> 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 century.<br /> <br ...

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Contesting Medical Confidentiality

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

by Andreas-Holger Maehle

<div>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, ...

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