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The Methods of Bioethics

by John McMillan

This is the first book in bioethics that explains how it is that you actually go about doing good bioethics. Bioethics has made a mistake about its methods, and this has led not only to too much theorizing,...


Ethics and Research with Children

by Eric Kodish & Robert M. Nelson

Fundamental questions about the morality of pediatric medical research persist despite years of debate and the establishment of strict codes of ethics. Is it ever permissible to use a child as a means to an...


A Medic's Guide to Essential Legal Matters

by Jane Sturgess, Derek Duane & Rebekah Ley

A Medic's Guide to Essential Legal Matters offers practitioners highly practical advice on the legal principles which they need to apply to everyday clinical practice. Thirteen chapters cover key areas of medical...


Equity in Healthcare

by Abner A. Murray, Boya Abudu, Briana Boykin & Vanessa Ferrel et al.

According to World Health Organizations equity can be defined as "the absence of avoidable differences among groups of people, whether those groups are defined socially, economically, demographically, or geographically."...


Medical Reasoning

by Erwin B. Montgomery Jr.

Modern medicine is one of humankind's greatest achievements.Yet today, frequent medical errors and irreproducibility in biomedical research suggest that tremendous challenges beset it. Understanding these challenges...


Ethical Decision Making in Clinical Neuropsychology

by Shane S. Bush

The ability to anticipate, avoid, and resolve ethical conflicts in neuropsychology is a dynamic process that must be developed and maintained over time. Ethics codes and professional guidelines are drafted and...


Dying at the Margins

by David Wendell Moller

Dying at the Margins: Reflections on Justice and Healing for Inner-City Poor gives voice to the most vulnerable and disempowered population-the urban dying poor- and connects them to the voices of leaders in...


Moral Resilience

by Cynda Hylton Rushton

Suffering is an unavoidable reality in health care. Not only are patients and families suffering but also the clinicians who care for them. Commonly the suffering experienced by clinicians is moral in nature,...


Healers or Predators?

by Samiran Nundy, Keshav Desiraju & Sanjay Nagral

For every story of optimism about the growth of medical tourism to India, there are multiple others about medical neglect. Scratch the surface and you find a thick layer of corruption in this life-sustaining...


Rationing and Resource Allocation in Healthcare

by Ezekiel Emanuel, Harald Schmidt & Andrew Steinmetz

You have one liver but three patients awaiting a liver transplant. Who should get the liver? How should we decide? Is it fair to give it to an alcoholic? These are some of the questions that arise in rationing...


Dental Ethics at Chairside

by David T. Ozar, David J. Sokol & Donald E. Patthoff

In the last two decades, more than ever before dentists must determine how to properly maintain their focus on ethics and professionalism in the face of powerful commercial pressures. While there is encouragement...


Beyond Consent

by Jeffrey P. Kahn, Anna C. Mastroianni & Jeremy Sugarman

Since the publication of the first edition of Beyond Consent, issues of justice remain critical in discussions, debates, and policy making in biomedical research in involving human subjects. The second edition...


Historical Dictionary of Medical Ethics

by Laurence B. McCullough

Medical ethics is the disciplined study of medical morality, with two goals: critically appraising current medical morality and identifying how it should be improved. Medical morality has three components. Physicians,...


An Ethics Casebook for Hospitals: Practical Approaches to Everyday Ethics Consultations, Second Edition

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

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...


The Organ Shortage Crisis in America

by Andrew Michael Flescher

Nearly 120,000 people are in need of healthy organs in the United States. Every ten minutes a new name is added to the list, while on average twenty people die each day waiting for an organ to become available....


Ethics in Palliative Care

by Robert C. Macauley Md

No specialty faces more diverse and challenging ethical dilemmas than palliative medicine. What is the best way to plan ahead for the end of life? How should physicians respond when patients refuse treatments...


Scarlet A

by Katie Watson

Although Roe v. Wade identified abortion as a constitutional right 45 years ago, it still bears stigma--a proverbial scarlet A. Millions of Americans have participated in or benefited from an abortion, but few...


Hippocrates' Oath and Asclepius' Snake

by T.A. Cavanaugh

T. A. Cavanaugh's Hippocrates' Oath and Asclepius' Snake: The Birth of the Medical Profession articulates the Oath as establishing the medical profession's unique internal medical ethic - in its most basic and...


Extreme Caregiving

by Lisa Freitag

Parents who care for children with special needs, particularly those whose children have multiple disabilities or intellectual delays, are pioneers in home health care and caregiving, yet their experience and...


Human Dignity and Assisted Death

by Sebastian Muders

Assisted dying is still an extremely contested topic in Bioethics. Despite the strongly influential role human dignity plays in this debate, it still has not received the appropriate, multi-faceted treatment...