Skip to main content

More titles to consider

Shopping Cart

You're getting the VIP treatment!

Item(s) unavailable for purchase
Please review your cart. You can remove the unavailable item(s) now or we'll automatically remove it at Checkout.
itemsitem
itemsitem


Search Results

1 - 12 of 12 results for “david c thomasma

Skip side bar filters
  • Autonomy and Clinical Medicine

    Renewing the Health Professional Relation with the Patient

    by David C. Thomasma and 1 more

    series International Library of Ethics, Law, and the New Medicine #2
    This book arises from a two-fold conviction. The first is that autonomy, despite recent critiques about its importance in bioethics and philosophy of medicine, and the traditional resistance of medicine to its "intrusion" into the doctor-patient relation, is a fundamental building block of an individual's identity and mechanisms for dealing with illness, disease, and incapacity. As such it is an ... Read more

    $134.09 USD

  • The Variables of Moral Capacity

    by David C. Thomasma and 1 more

    series International Library of Ethics, Law, and the New Medicine #21
    Moral capacity is an important feature of what it means to be human. In this volume, the contributors have taken on the daunting task of trying to distinguish between legal and moral capacity. This distinction is difficult at times for clinicians, philosophers and legal scholars alike. Part of the challenge of defining moral capacity lies in the difficulty of adequately categorizing it. For this ... Read more

    $170.09 USD

  • Aging: Decisions at the End of Life

    by David N. Weisstub and 3 more

    series International Library of Ethics, Law, and the New Medicine #12
    Decisions at the End of Life is the last volume in a trilogy on Aging conceived for the International Library of Ethics, Law, and the New Medicine. Leading scholars from a range of disciplines examine some of the most emotive topics in the study of aging: assessing quality of life, improving end-of-life care, palliative care, euthanasia, and consent to research. ... Read more

    $188.09 USD

  • Aging: Caring for Our Elders

    by G.F. Tomossy and 3 more

    series International Library of Ethics, Law, and the New Medicine #11
    Caring for Our Elders is the second of three volumes on Aging conceived for the International Library of Ethics, Law, and the New Medicine. Leading scholars from a range of disciplines address some of the major issues in elder care facing modern nations: familial duties of care, the future of social welfare systems, housing, dementia, abuse and neglect. ... Read more

    $188.09 USD

  • The Influence of Edmund D. Pellegrino’s Philosophy of Medicine

    by David C. Thomasma

    This volume is dedicated to the philosophy of medicine advanced by Edmund D. Pellegrino, a renowned physician educator and philosopher. Pellegrino's thinking about the philosophy of medicine centers on the importance of illness in the life of the patient, and the professional relationship established by promising to alleviate suffering. From this relationship norms are established that contribute ... Read more

    $125.09 USD

  • Personhood and Health Care

    by David C. Thomasma and 2 more

    series International Library of Ethics, Law, and the New Medicine #7
    PERSONHOOD AND HEALTH CARE This book arose as a result of a pre-conference devoted to the topic held June 28, 1999 in Paris, France. The pre-conference preceded the Annual Congress of the International Academy ofLaw and Mental Health. Other chapters were solicited after the conference in order to more completely explore the relation of personhood to health care. The pre­ conference was held in ... Read more

    $188.09 USD

  • Aging: Culture, Health, and Social Change

    by David N. Weisstub and 3 more

    series International Library of Ethics, Law, and the New Medicine #10
    Culture, Health, and Social Change is the first of three volumes on Aging conceived for the International Library of Ethics, Law, and the New Medicine. Leading scholars from a range of disciplines contest some of the predominant paradigms on aging, and critically assess modern trends in social health policy. How we approach and understand "aging" will have indelible effects on existing and future ... Read more

    $188.09 USD

  • Asking to Die: Inside the Dutch Debate about Euthanasia

    by David C. Thomasma and 3 more

    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

    $107.09 USD

People who read these also enjoyed

  • Essays on Neuroscience and Political Theory

    Thinking the Body Politic

    by F. Vander Valk

    The past 20 years have seen increasingly bold claims emanating from the field of neuroscience. Advances in medical imaging, brain modelling, and interdisciplinary cognitive science have forced us to reconsider the nature of social, cultural, and political activities. This collection of essays is the first to explore the relationship between neuroscience and political theory, with a view to ... Read more

    $56.69 USD

  • Fundamental Aspects of Legal, Ethical and Professional Issues in Nursing 2nd Edition

    by Sally Carvalho

    series Fundamental Aspects of Nursing #19
    This popular title from the Fundamental Aspects of Nursing series has been revised and updated to reflect the advances in the field. Vital reading for all student nurses to help them develop an understanding of the myriad of dilemmas in professional practice and ensure they meet professional standards. This book will outline the implications and application of the relevant recent legislation that ... Read more

    $14.39 USD

  • A Frenchwoman's Guide to Sex after Sixty

    by Marie de Hennezel

    The French are well known for their lust for life, and lust in general – this book explores why, and offers tips for older people anywhere to enhance their love lifeSexuality among seniosr is often a taboo topic in North America, the result of an obsession with youth as the norm for all things sexual.Other books on the topic focus on preserving youth as the key to a better sex life, de Hennezel ... Read more

    $12.99 USD

  • Bioethics, Medicine and the Criminal Law: Volume 1, The Criminal Law and Bioethical Conflict: Walking the Tightrope

    by Amel Alghrani and 2 more

    series Cambridge Bioethics and Law
    Who should define what constitutes ethical and lawful medical practice? Judges? Doctors? Scientists? Or someone else entirely? This volume analyses how effectively criminal law operates as a forum for resolving ethical conflict in the delivery of health care. It addresses key questions such as: how does criminal law regulate controversial bioethical areas? What effect, positive or negative, does ... Read more

    $66.49 USD