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Bioethics in the Clinic: Hippocratic Reflections

by Grant R. Gillett Johns Hopkins University Press
Pub Date:
04/2004
ISBN:
9780801878435
Format:
Hbk 328 pages

What is so special about human life? What is the relationship between flesh and blood and the human soul? Is there a kind of life...

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Politics of Life Itself: Biomedicine, Power, and Subjectivity in the Twenty-First Century

by Nikolas Rose Princeton University Press
Pub Date:
10/2006
ISBN:
9780691121918
Format:
Pb+ 368 pages

For centuries, medicine aimed to treat abnormalities. But today normality itself is open to medical modification. Equipped with...

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Ethics for Nursing and Healthcare Practice

by Kath M Melia Sage Publications Ltd
Pub Date:
12/2013
ISBN:
9780857029300
Format:
Pb+ 168 pages

Everyday clinical practice is steeped in ethical considerations, but discussion of ethics is often removed from these real-life...

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Death with Dignity: Ethical and Practical Considerations for Caregivers of the Terminally Ill

by Peter A Clark University of Scranton Press
Pub Date:
06/2011
ISBN:
9781589662148
Format:
Pbk 200 pages

End-of-life issues and questions are complex and frequently cause confusion and anxiety. In ''Death with Dignity,'' '' ''theologian,...

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After Harm: Medical Error and the Ethics of Forgiveness (POD)

by Nancy Berlinger Johns Hopkins University Press
Pub Date:
09/2007
ISBN:
9780801887697
Format:
Pb+ 176 pages

Medical error is a leading problem of health care in the United States. Each year, more patients die as a result of medical mistakes...

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Designing Our Descendants: The Promises and Perils of Genetic Modifications

by Audrey R Chapman and Mark S Frankel Johns Hopkins University Press
Pub Date:
08/2003
ISBN:
9780801872310
Format:
Pbk 416 pages

The Human Genome Project, discoveries in molecular biology, and new reproductive technologies have advanced our understanding...

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Cultures of Caregiving: Conflict and Common Ground among Families, Health Professionals, and Policy Makers

by Carol Levine MD and Thomas H Murray PHD Johns Hopkins University Press
Pub Date:
09/2007
ISBN:
9780801887710
Format:
Pb+ 216 pages

Carol Levine and Thomas H. Murray bring together accomplished physicians, nurses, social workers, and policy experts to examine...

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Ethics of Health Care: An Introductory Textbook 3ed

by Benedict M. Ashley, O.P. and Kevin D. O'Rourke, O.P. Georgetown Univ Press
Pub Date:
07/2002
ISBN:
9780878403752
Format:
Pbk 272 pages

In the wake of the successful cloning of animals and the promises-or fears-of stem cell research, new discoveries in science and...

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Measuring Health and Wellbeing

by John Harvey and Vicki Taylor Learning Matters
Pub Date:
02/2013
ISBN:
9780857254337
Format:
Pb+ 152 pages

This book helps students to develop the fundamental skill of public health practitioners: to measure health (and wellbeing) and...

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Talking with Patients and Families about Medical Error: A Guide for Education and Practice

by Robert D Truog, David M Browning, Judith A Johnson and Thomas H Gallagher Johns Hopkins University Press
Pub Date:
01/2011
ISBN:
9780801898044
Format:
Hbk 200 pages

More than a million patient safety incidents occur every year and medical error is the third leading cause of death in the United...

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Wrong Medicine: Doctors, Patients, and Futile Treatment 2ed

by Lawrence J Schneiderman and Nancy S Jecker Johns Hopkins University Press
Pub Date:
04/2011
ISBN:
9780801898518
Format:
Pb+ 248 pages

Too often, patients in American hospitals are subjected to painful, expensive, and futile treatments because of a physician's...

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Humanity's End: Why We Should Reject Radical Enhancement

by Nicholas Agar A Bradford Book
Pub Date:
08/2013
ISBN:
9780262525176
Format:
Pb+ 232 pages

Proposals to make us smarter than the greatest geniuses or to add thousands of years to our life spans seem fit only for the spam...

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Handbook of Bioethics Terms

by James B Tubbs JR Georgetown Univ Press
Pub Date:
04/2009
ISBN:
9781589012592
Format:
Pbk 208 pages

The term bioethics was first used in the early 1970s by biologists who were concerned about ethical implications of genetic and...

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Methods in Medical Ethics 2ed

by Jeremy Sugarman and Daniel P Sulmasy Georgetown Univ Press
Pub Date:
09/2010
ISBN:
9781589017016
Format:
Pbk 376 pages

Medical ethics draws upon methods from a wide array of disciplines, including anthropology, economics, epidemiology, health services...

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Whistleblowing and Ethics in Health and Social Care

by Angie Ash Jessica Kingsley Publishers
Pub Date:
06/2016
ISBN:
9781849056328
Format:
Pbk 184 pages

Those who speak up about poor, corrupt or unethical practice often do so at a great personal cost. This timely book explores our...

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