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  • Asking to Die: Inside the Dutch Debate about Euthanasia

    claim was that he had faced a conflict of duties pitting his legal duty not to kill against his duty as a physician to relieve his patient’s unbearable suffering. He was acquitted on the important grounds of conflict of duty. These grounds are based on a concept in Dutch law called "force majeure" 4 which recognizes extenuating circumstances such as conflicts of duty. The acquittal was upheld by ... Read more

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  • Letting Go

    how to plan for a good death

    by Charlie Corke ...
    ‘Too frequently, we leave it too late to start to think — but a crisis is never the best time for careful thought.’As Australia's population ages, many individuals are faced with making complex medical decisions, for themselves and for others, in times of great stress. How far should doctors go when trying to prolong life? How can we decide what is ‘too far’ and ‘not far enough’ for our loved ones ... Read more

    $26.99 USD

  • Contemporary Diagnosis and Management of Breast Cancer®, 2nd edition

    In this timely handbook, an expert in oncology explains the risk factors for contracting breast cancer and the pathogenesis of the disease, discusses the complexities of diagnosis, and offers a detailed examination of surgical treatments and the latest drug therapies, including raloxifene (Evista®). ... Read more

    $14.99 USD

  • The Match

    Savior Siblings and One Family's Battle to Heal Their Daughter

    My Sister’s Keeper in nonfiction: a family’s real-life struggle to cure their daughter by creating her genetic matchKatie Trebing was diagnosed at three months oldwith Diamond Blackfan anemia, a rare form of anemia that prevents bone marrow from producing red blood cells. Even with a lifetime of monthly blood transfusions, she faced a poor prognosis. Pulitzer Prize–winning journalist Beth ... Read more

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  • Moral Leadership in Medicine

    Building Ethical Healthcare Organizations

    by Suzanne Shale ...
    What are the moral challenges that confront doctors as they manage healthcare institutions? How do we build trust in medical organisations? How do we conceptualize moral action? Based on accounts given by senior doctors from organisations throughout the UK, this book discusses the issues medical leaders find most troubling and identifies the moral tensions they face. Moral Leadership in Medicine ... Read more

    $70.99 USD

  • Psychiatry and Philosophy

    The three essays reprinted in this book were first published in 1963 as individual chapters of a psychiatric treatise entitled Psychiatrie der Gegen wart (Psychiatry of the Present Day). The editors, W. H. GRUHLE (Bonn), R. JUNG (Freiburg/Br. ), W. MAYER-GROSS (Birmingham, England), M. MUL LER (Bern, Switzerland), had not planned an encyclopedic presentation; they did not intend to present a ... Read more

    $49.99 USD

  • Academic Theories of Generation in the Renaissance

    The Contemporaries and Successors of Jean Fernel (1497-1558)

    Book 22 - History, Philosophy and Theory of the Life Sciences
    This volume deals with philosophically grounded theories of animal generation as found in two different traditions: one, deriving primarily from Aristotelian natural philosophy and specifically from his Generation of Animals; and another, deriving from two related medical traditions, the Hippocratic and the Galenic. The book contains a classification and critique of works that touch on the history ... Read more

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  • Human Tissue in Transplantation and Research

    A Model Legal and Ethical Donation Framework

    by David Price ...
    Book 10 - Cambridge Law, Medicine and Ethics
    Deficiencies and shortfalls in the supply of human organs for transplantation and human tissue for research generate policy dilemmas across the world and have often given rise to major and deleterious controversies, such as those relating to organ and tissue retention practices following post-mortem examination. They also create an environment in which illegitimate commercial activities flourish. ... Read more

    $37.99 USD

  • Family-Oriented Informed Consent

    East Asian and American Perspectives

    Edited by Ruiping Fan ...
    Book 121 - Philosophy and Medicine
    This volume addresses the proper character of patient informed consent to medical treatment and clinical research. The goal is critically to explore the current individually oriented approach to informed consent which grew out of the dominant bioethics movement that arose in the United States in the 1970s. In contrast to that individually oriented approach, this volume explores the importance of ... Read more

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  • Apples of Gold in Pictures of Silver

    Honoring the Work of Leon R. Kass

    Leon R. Kass has been helping Americans better understand the human condition for over four decades_as a teacher, writer, scholar, public champion of the humanities, and defender of human dignity. From bioethics to civic education, from interpreting the Bible to weighing the moral implications of modern science, Kass has offered wisdom, guidance, and instruction. In this volume, fifteen of Kass's ... Read more

    $45.99 USD

  • Philosophy of Medicine and Bioethics

    A Twenty-Year Retrospective and Critical Appraisal

    Edited by Ronald A. Carson, C.R. Burns ...
    Book 50 - Philosophy and Medicine
    Papers presented at a symposium on philosophy and medicine at the Institute for the Medical Humanities at the University of Texas Medical Branch in 1974 were published in the inaugural volume of this series. To help celebrate more than 20 years of extraordinary success with the series, another symposium was convened in Galveston in 1995. The convenors asked the participants these questions: In ... Read more

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  • How Safe Is Safe Enough?

    Obligations to the Children of Reproductive Technology

    This book offers a comprehensive roadmap for determining when and how to regulate risky reproductive technologies on behalf of future children. First, it provides three benchmarks for determining whether a reproductive practice is harmful to the children it produces. This framework synthesizes and extends past efforts to make sense of our intuitive, but paradoxical, belief that reproductive ... Read more

    $53.99 USD