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A Patient-Centered Approach for the Chronically-Ill

by Switankowsky, Irene S.

<span><span style="font-style:italic;">A Patient-Centered Approach to the Chronically-Ill</span><span> addresses the unique needs of chronically-ill patients and the challenges they present for medical doctors. This book features four principles

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Accidental Intolerance

How We Stigmatize ADHD and How We Can Stop

by Susan C. C. Hawthorne

<p>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 ...

ISBN: 9780199395811

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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

ISBN: 9781589012325

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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. ...

ISBN: 9781847552457

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An Ethics Casebook for Hospitals

Practical Approaches to Everyday Ethics Consultations, Second Edition

by Mark G. Kuczewski, Rosa Lynn B. Pinkus & Katherine Wasson

<p>Originally published in 1999, this classic textbook includes twenty-six cases with commentary and bibliographic resources designed especially for medical students and the training of ethics consultants. The majority of the cases reflect the ...

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Animal Ethics in Animal Research

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

<p>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 ...

ISBN: 9781108356220

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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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Autobiography of a Disease

by Patrick Anderson

<p><em>Autobiography of a Disease</em> documents, in experimental form, the experience of extended life-threatening illness in contemporary US hospitals and clinics. The narrative is based primarily on the author’s sudden and catastrophic ...

ISBN: 9781351720991

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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. ...

ISBN: 9780199912018

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

ISBN: 9780826171443

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Bioethics, Genetics and Sport

by Silvia Camporesi & Mike McNamee

<p>Advances in genetics and related biotechnologies are having a profound effect on sport, raising important ethical questions about the limits and possibilities of the human body. Drawing on real case studies and grounded in rigorous scientific

ISBN: 9781317485384

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Bioethics: The Basics

by Alastair V. Campbell

<p><em>Bioethics: The Basics</em> is an introduction to the foundational principles, theories and issues in the study of medical and biological ethics. Readers are introduced to bioethics from the ground up before being invited to consider some ...

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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

ISBN: 9781626164055

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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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Bodily Exchanges, Bioethics and Border Crossing

Perspectives on Giving, Selling and Sharing Bodies

by Erik Malmqvist & Kristin Zeiler

<p>Medical therapy, research and technology enable us to make our bodies, or parts of them, available to others in an increasing number of ways. This is the case in organ, tissue, egg and sperm donation as well as in surrogate motherhood and ...

ISBN: 9781317510963

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Care Ethics and Social Structures in Medicine

by Ruth E. Groenhout

<p>This book examines the central structures in medicine—medical knowledge, economics, technological innovation, and medical authority—from the perspective of an ethics of care. The author analyzes each of these structures in detail before ...

ISBN: 9780429816581

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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 ...

ISBN: 9780199362622

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Clinical Ethics Consultation

Theories and Methods, Implementation, Evaluation

by John-Stewart Gordon

<p>This volume brings together researchers from different European countries and disciplines who are involved in Clinical Ethics Consultation (CEC). The work provides an analysis of the theories and methods underlying CEC as well a discussion of

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