• 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
    Medical Law and Ethics

  • Clinical Ethics Consultation: Theories and Methods, Implementation, Evaluation book cover

    Clinical Ethics Consultation

    Theories and Methods, Implementation, Evaluation, 1st Edition

    By John-Stewart Gordon

    Edited by Jan Schildmann

    This volume brings together researchers from different European countries and disciplines who are involved in Clinical Ethics Consultation (CEC). The work provides an analysis of the theories and methods underlying CEC as well a discussion of practical issues regarding the implementation and…

    Paperback – 2016-11-11

  • Addictive Disorders in Arctic Climates: Theory, Research, and Practice at the Novosibirsk Institute book cover

    Addictive Disorders in Arctic Climates

    Theory, Research, and Practice at the Novosibirsk Institute, 1st Edition

    By Bernard Segal

    Discover fresh perspectives on alcoholism treatment and research with this enlightening new book describing the work of researchers at the Novosibirsk Medical Institute, USSR. By using specific examples of their studies in Siberia, the reserachers offer an innovative approach to the treatment of…

    Paperback – 2016-10-27

  • Mental Health at the Crossroads: The Promise of the Psychosocial Approach book cover

    Mental Health at the Crossroads

    The Promise of the Psychosocial Approach, 1st Edition

    By Janet E. Williams

    Edited by Shulamit Ramon

    This book is a challenge to the enduring status and domination of bio-medical approaches in mental health services. Contributors from four continents argue that this domination, along with modernization and multidisciplinary work, will not improve people's lives unless social and psychological…

    Paperback – 2016-10-26

  • What Do I Do?: How to Care for, Comfort, and Commune With Your Nursing Home Elder, Revised and Illustrated Edition book cover

    What Do I Do?

    How to Care for, Comfort, and Commune With Your Nursing Home Elder, Revised and Illustrated Edition, 1st Edition

    By Katherine Karr, Jess Karr

    Help families of institutionalized elders with this compassionate and practical manual.…

    Paperback – 2016-10-19

  • Military Medical Ethics for the 21st Century book cover

    Military Medical Ethics for the 21st Century

    1st Edition

    Edited by Michael L. Gross, Don Carrick

    As asymmetric ’wars among the people’ replace state-on-state wars in modern armed conflict, the growing role of military medicine and medical technology in contemporary war fighting has brought an urgent need to critically reassess the theory and practice of military medical ethics. Military…

    Paperback – 2016-10-11
    Military and Defence Ethics

  • Hospice Care and Cultural Diversity book cover

    Hospice Care and Cultural Diversity

    1st Edition

    By Donna Infeld, Audrey K Gordon, Bernice C Harper

    Hospice Care and Cultural Diversity captures the richness and differences that make up the United States and its culture. This book shows you the complex issues arising from work with patients of a different culture and encourages research in hospices which support culturally innovative programs.…

    Paperback – 2016-10-06

  • Reason and Professional Ethics book cover

    Reason and Professional Ethics

    1st Edition

    By Peter Davson-Galle

    Many professionals confront ethical issues concerning their proper roles and the manner in which they should carry out those roles. This book is aimed at those studying for entry into the various professions (such as teaching or social work) where ethical questions are commonly faced. It introduces…

    Paperback – 2016-09-09

  • The Calling of Law: The Pivotal Role of Vocational Legal Education book cover

    The Calling of Law

    The Pivotal Role of Vocational Legal Education, 1st Edition

    Edited by Fiona Westwood, Karen Barton

    As one of the ’learned’ professions requiring advanced learning and high principles, law enjoys a special standing in society. In return for its status and rank, the legal profession is expected to exhibit the highest levels of honesty, trust and morality, the very values which underpin the legal…

    Paperback – 2016-09-09
    Emerging Legal Education

  • The Body Divided: Human Beings and Human 'Material' in Modern Medical History book cover

    The Body Divided

    Human Beings and Human 'Material' in Modern Medical History, 1st Edition

    By Sally Wilde

    Edited by Sarah Ferber

    Bodies and body parts of the dead have long been considered valuable material for use in medical science. Over time and in different places, they have been dissected, autopsied, investigated, harvested for research and therapeutic purposes, collected to turn into museum and other specimens, and…

    Paperback – 2016-09-09
    The History of Medicine in Context

  • Depression in New Mothers: Causes, Consequences and Treatment Alternatives book cover

    Depression in New Mothers

    Causes, Consequences and Treatment Alternatives, 3rd Edition

    By Kathleen A Kendall-Tackett

    Depression is the most common complication of childbirth and results in adverse health outcomes for both mother and child. It is vital, therefore, that health professionals be ready to help women who have depression, anxiety, or posttraumatic stress disorder in the perinatal period. Now in its…

    Paperback – 2016-09-05

  • The Invisible Work of Nurses: Hospitals, Organisation and Healthcare book cover

    The Invisible Work of Nurses

    Hospitals, Organisation and Healthcare, 1st Edition

    By Davina Allen

    Nursing is typically understood, and understands itself, as a care-giving occupation. It is through its relationships with patients – whether these are absent, present, good, bad or indifferent – that modern day nursing is defined. Yet nursing work extends far beyond direct patient care activities.…

    Paperback – 2016-08-04
    Routledge Advances in Health and Social Policy

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