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An Error in Judgement

by Dara Culhane

An analysis of the controversy surrounding the death of a Native child in Alert Bay, British Columbia.


Vital Conversations: Improving Communication Between Doctors and Patients

by Dennis Rosen

The health-care system in the United States is by far the most expensive in the world, yet its outcomes are decidedly mediocre in comparison to those of other countries. Poor communication between doctors and...


The Integration of European Financial Markets

by Noah Vardi

The last decade has seen the increasing integration of European financial markets due to a number of factors including the creation of a common regulatory framework, the liberalisation of international capital...


The Good Doctor: A Father, a Son, and the Evolution of Medical Ethics

by Barron H. Lerner

The story of two doctors, a father and son, who practiced in very different times and the evolution of the ethics that profoundly influence health care

 

As a practicing physician and longtime member of his...


Assisted Dying: Who Makes the Final Decision

by Lesley Ann Close, Jo Cartwright & Terry Pratchett

The latest developments in the arguments for and against assisted dying, with a foreword by Terry Pratchett

Assisted dying is perhaps one of the most divisive issues of the modern age, generating endless headlines...


How to Build a Better Human: An Ethical Blueprint

by Gregory E. Pence

In How to Build a Better Human, prominent bioethicist Gregory E. Pence argues if, we are careful and ethical, we can use genetics, biotechnology, and medicine in safe ethical ways for human enhancement. He looks...


Creative Arts in Humane Medicine

by Cheryl McLean

Creative Arts in Humane Medicine is a book for medical educators, practitioners, students and those in the allied health professions who wish to learn how the arts can contribute toward a more caring and empathic...


Bioethics Mediation: A Guide to Shaping Shared Solutions, Revised and Expanded Edition

by Nancy Neveloff Dubler & Carol B. Liebman

A "how-to" book for clinical ethics consultants, palliative care professionals, and bioethics mediators in the most difficult situations in health care


Taking Biology Seriously: What Biology Can and Cannot Tell Us About Moral and Public Policy Issues

by De Inmaculada Melo-Martín

Discussions of human biology and its consequences for ethics and public policy are often misguided. Both proponents and critics of behavioral genetics, reproductive cloning, and genetic testing have mistaken...


Mass Hysteria: Medicine, Culture, and Mothers' Bodies

by Rebecca Kukla

Mass Hysteria examines the medical and cultural practices surrounding pregnancy, new motherhood, and infant feeding. Late eighteenth century transformations in these practices reshaped mothers' bodies, and contemporary...


Ethics by Committee: A Textbook on Consultation, Organization, and Education for Hospital Ethics Committees

by Micah D. Hester

While tens of thousands of people across the United States serve on hospital and other healthcare ethics committees (HECs), almost no carefully prepared educational material exists for HEC members. Ethics by...


Contemporary Debates in Bioethics

by Arthur L. Caplan & Robert Arp

Contemporary Debates in Bioethics 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...


Smart Mice, Not So Smart People: An Interesting and Amusing Guide to Bioethics

by Arthur L. Caplan

What do you think about cloning, stem cell research, brain enhancement, or doing experiments on newly dead patients? Read Smart Mice, Not so Smart People and you'll know what Art Caplan thinks. But this assortment...


Ethical Issues in Biotechnology

by Richard Sherlock & John D. Morrey

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Medical Ethics

by Michael Boylan

The second edition of Medical Ethics deals accessibly with a broad range of significant issues in bioethics, and presents the reader with the latest developments. This new edition has been greatly revised and...


Me Medicine vs. We Medicine: Reclaiming Biotechnology for the Common Good

by Donna Dickenson

Personalized healthcare—or what the award-winning author Donna Dickenson calls “Me Medicine”—is radically transforming our longstanding, “one-size-fits-all” model. Technologies such as direct-to-consumer...


Feminist, Queer, Crip

by Alison Kafer

In Feminist, Queer, Crip Alison Kafer imagines a different future for disability and disabled bodies. Challenging the ways in which ideas about the future and time have been deployed in the service of compulsory...


From Calcedonies to Orchids: Plays Promoting Humanity in Health Policy

by Jeff Nisker

Jeff Nisker has been writing plays since the early 1990s. He did this in order to bring audiences to the position of persons immersed in the vortex of new scientific capacity and its social implications. Jeff...


Framing ADHD Children: A Critical Examination of the History, Discourse, and Everyday Experience of Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder

by Adam Rafalovich

An in depth study of how adults and children negotiate the meaning of ADHD within the contexts of the home, school, and clinic. Adam Rafalovich's book provides historical perspectives of ADHD alongside the everyday...


Happy-People-Pills for All

by Mark Walker

Happy-People-Pills for All explores current theories of happiness while demonstrating the need to develop advanced pharmacological agents for the enhancement of our capacity for happiness and wellbeing.

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