• Philosophies and Practices of Emancipatory Nursing: Social Justice as Praxis book cover

    Philosophies and Practices of Emancipatory Nursing

    Social Justice as Praxis, 1st Edition

    Edited by Paula N. Kagan, Marlaine C. Smith, Peggy L. Chinn

    *** Awarded First Place in the 2015 AJN Book of the Year Award in two categories - "History and Public Policy" and "Professional Issues" *** This anthology presents the philosophical and practice perspectives of nurse scholars whose works center on promoting nursing research, practice, and…

    Paperback – 2016-12-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Health and Social Welfare

  • Providing Compassionate Healthcare: Challenges in Policy and Practice book cover

    Providing Compassionate Healthcare

    Challenges in Policy and Practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sue Shea, Robin Wynyard, Christos Lionis

    Despite the scope and sophistication of contemporary health care, there is increasing international concern about the perceived lack of compassion in its delivery. Citing evidence that when the basic needs of patients are attended to with kindness and understanding, recovery often takes place at a…

    Paperback – 2016-12-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Health and Social Policy

  • Qualitative Research Methodologies for Occupational Science and Therapy book cover

    Qualitative Research Methodologies for Occupational Science and Therapy

    1st Edition

    Edited by Shoba Nayar, Mandy Stanley

    The push for evidence-based practice has increased the demand for high-quality occupational science and occupational therapy research from conceptualisation of the study through to publication. This invaluable collection explores how to produce rigorous qualitative research by presenting and…

    Paperback – 2016-11-30
    Routledge

  • Humanbiotechnology as Social Challenge: An Interdisciplinary Introduction to Bioethics book cover

    Humanbiotechnology as Social Challenge

    An Interdisciplinary Introduction to Bioethics, 1st Edition

    By Dagmar Schipanski

    Edited by Nikolaus Knoepffler

    Humanbiotechnology has progressed immensely, and humanbiotechnological research has entered a crucial stage. This collection of essays is a significant and original contribution to the public debate on humanbiotechnology and its ethical and social ramifications. Interdisciplinary in composition…

    Paperback – 2016-11-28
    Routledge
    Ashgate Studies in Applied Ethics

  • From Nursing Homes to Home Care book cover

    From Nursing Homes to Home Care

    1st Edition

    By Marie E Cowart, Jill Quadagno

    Older people who would prefer to stay in their homes and states whose funds are being depleted by the rising costs of Medicaid payments to nursing homes find the current system of long-term care unsatisfactory. From Nursing Homes to Home Care arms educators, policymakers, public health…

    Paperback – 2016-11-18
    Routledge

  • Critical Interventions in the Ethics of Healthcare: Challenging the Principle of Autonomy in Bioethics book cover

    Critical Interventions in the Ethics of Healthcare

    Challenging the Principle of Autonomy in Bioethics, 1st Edition

    By Dave Holmes

    Edited by Stuart J. Murray

    Critical Interventions in the Ethics of Healthcare argues that traditional modes of bioethics are proving incommensurable with burgeoning biotechnologies and consequently, emerging subjectivities. Drawn from diverse disciplines, this volume works toward a new mode of discourse in bioethics,…

    Paperback – 2016-11-17
    Routledge

  • Ethical Issues of Human Genetic Databases: A Challenge to Classical Health Research Ethics? book cover

    Ethical Issues of Human Genetic Databases

    A Challenge to Classical Health Research Ethics?, 1st Edition

    By Bernice Elger

    Following the boom in population databases in recent years there has been sustained and intense international debate about political processes and legal and ethical issues surrounding the protection and use of genetic data. As a result, several national and international organizations and…

    Paperback – 2016-11-16
    Routledge
    Medical Law and Ethics

  • Ethical Issues in Mental Illness book cover

    Ethical Issues in Mental Illness

    1st Edition

    By Caroline Dunn

    This book is an attempt to address the ethical issues raised by mental illness and its treatment by focusing on the question of autonomy. The mentally ill may be regarded as non-autonomous by virtue of irrationality, which may result in treatment models which deny them a voice. As a counter to…

    Paperback – 2016-11-11
    Routledge
    Ashgate New Critical Thinking in Philosophy

  • Practice Learning in the Caring Professions book cover

    Practice Learning in the Caring Professions

    1st Edition

    By Dave Evans

    Dave Evans makes a convincing case that practice learning occupies a central role in the education and training of the caring professions. In doing so, he affirms the activities of many service agency staff involved in practice teaching and assessment and offers them clear models and illustrative…

    Paperback – 2016-11-11
    Routledge

  • Intellectual Property, Medicine and Health: Current Debates book cover

    Intellectual Property, Medicine and Health

    Current Debates, 1st Edition

    By Johanna Gibson

    Intellectual Property, Medicine and Health examines critical issues and debates including access to knowledge and medicinal products, human rights and development, innovations in life technologies and the possibility for ethical frameworks for intellectual property law and its application in public…

    Paperback – 2016-11-11
    Routledge
    Intellectual Property, Theory, Culture

  • Policing Pregnancy: The Law and Ethics of Obstetric Conflict book cover

    Policing Pregnancy

    The Law and Ethics of Obstetric Conflict, 1st Edition

    By Sheena Meredith

    Are pregnant women entitled to the same rights of self-determination and bodily integrity as other adults? This is the fundamental question underlying recent high-profile legal interventions in situations when pregnant women and healthcare staff do not agree on management options or appropriate…

    Paperback – 2016-11-11
    Routledge

  • Altruism Reconsidered: Exploring New Approaches to Property in Human Tissue book cover

    Altruism Reconsidered

    Exploring New Approaches to Property in Human Tissue, 1st Edition

    By Peter Sýkora, Urban Wiesing

    Edited by Michael Steinmann

    As the use of human body parts has become increasingly commercialized, a need has arisen for new approaches to regulation that moves beyond the paradigm of altruism. During the course of this discussion, the notion of property has become a key concept. Focusing on practical and conceptual…

    Paperback – 2016-11-11
    Routledge
    Medical Law and Ethics

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