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  • The Growth of Medical Knowledge

    Book 36 - Philosophy and Medicine
    The growth of knowledge and its effects on the practice of medicine have been issues of philosophical and ethical interest for several decades and will remain so for many years to come. The outline of the present volume was conceived nearly three years ago. In 1987, a conference on this theme was held in Maastricht, the Netherlands, on the occasion of the founding of the European Society for ... Read more

    $89.99 USD

  • 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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  • The Gene

    An Intimate History

    The #1 NEW YORK TIMES BestsellerThe basis for the PBS Ken Burns Documentary The Gene: An Intimate HistoryNow includes an excerpt from Siddhartha Mukherjee**’**s new book Song of the Cell!From the Pulitzer Prize–winning author of The Emperor of All Maladies—a fascinating history of the gene and “a magisterial account of how human minds have laboriously, ingen... ... 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

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  • Hippocratic Writings

    This work is a sampling of the Hippocratic Corpus, a collection of ancient Greek medical works. At the beginning, and interspersed throughout, there are discussions on the philosophy of being a physician. There is a large section about how to treat limb fractures, and the section called The Nature of Man describes the physiological theories of the time. The book ends with a discussion of ... Read more

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  • Modern Death

    How Medicine Changed the End of Life

    There is no more universal truth in life than death. No matter who you are, it is certain that one day you will die, but the mechanics and understanding of that experience will differ greatly in today’s modern age. Dr. Haider Warraich is a young and brilliant new voice in the conversation about death and dying started by Dr. Sherwin Nuland and Atul Gawande*.* Dr. Warraich takes a broader look at ... Read more

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  • The Danger Within Us

    America's Untested, Unregulated Medical Device Industry and One Man's Battle to Survive It

    by Jeanne Lenzer ...
    Did you know...Medical interventions have become the third leading cause of death in America.An estimated 10 percent of Americans are implanted with medical devices -- like pacemakers, artificial hips, cardiac stents, etc.The overwhelming majority of high-risk implanted devices have never undergone a single clinical trial.In The Danger Within Us, award-winning journalist Jeanne Lenzer brings these ... Read more

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  • The Lobotomy Letters

    The Making of American Psychosurgery

    by Mical Raz ...
    The rise and widespread acceptance of psychosurgery constitutes one of the most troubling chapters in the history of modern medicine. By the late 1950s, tens of thousands of Americans had been lobotomized as treatment for a host of psychiatric disorders. Though the procedure would later be decried as devastating and grossly unscientific, many patients, families, and physicians reported veritable ... Read more

    $16.99 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

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  • The Good Doctor

    What Patients Want

    by Ron Paterson ...
    Drawing upon real accounts of negligence, incompetence, and distrust, this book seeks to identify the key competencies of a good doctor, the ways in which medical care fails, and the roadblocks to ensuring that every licensed doctor is capable. Arguing that it is possible to improve patient care—by lifting the veils of secrecy and better informing patients, by establishing more effective ways of ... Read more

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  • Vaccine

    The Debate in Modern America

    A thoughtful evaluation of the vaccine debate, its history, and its consequences.Since 1990, the number of mandated vaccines has increased dramatically. Today, a fully vaccinated child will have received nearly three dozen vaccinations between birth and age six. Along with the increase in number has come a growing wave of concern among parents about the unintended side effects of vaccines. In ... Read more

    $32.99 USD

  • Trusting Doctors

    The Decline of Moral Authority in American Medicine

    For more than a century, the American medical profession insisted that doctors be rigorously trained in medical science and dedicated to professional ethics. Patients revered their doctors as representatives of a sacred vocation. Do we still trust doctors with the same conviction? In Trusting Doctors, Jonathan Imber attributes the development of patients' faith in doctors to the inspiration and ... Read more

    $20.99 USD