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  • Human Dignity in Bioethics: From Worldviews to the Public Square book cover

    Human Dignity in Bioethics

    From Worldviews to the Public Square, 1st Edition

    Edited by Stephen Dilley, Nathan J. Palpant

    Human Dignity in Bioethics brings together a collection of essays that rigorously examine the concept of human dignity from its metaphysical foundations to its polemical deployment in bioethical controversies. The volume falls into three parts, beginning with meta-level perspectives and moving to…

    Hardback – 2012-12-03
    Routledge Annals of Bioethics

  • The Dynamics of Murder: Kill or Be Killed book cover

    The Dynamics of Murder

    Kill or Be Killed, 1st Edition

    By R. Barri Flowers

    In recent years, there has been a surge in school shootings, workplace homicides, hate violence, and deadly terrorist attacks in the United States. This has resulted in a greater focus on homicidal behavior, its antecedents, ways to recognize warning signs of at-risk victims and offenders, and…

    Hardback – 2012-11-26
    CRC Press

  • Global Health Disputes and Disparities: A Critical Appraisal of International Law and Population Health book cover

    Global Health Disputes and Disparities

    A Critical Appraisal of International Law and Population Health, 1st Edition

    By Dru Bhattacharya

    Global Health Disputes and Disparities explores inequalities in health around the world, looking particularly at the opportunity for, and limitations of, international law to promote population health by examining its intersection with human rights, trade, and epidemiology, and the controversial…

    Hardback – 2012-11-09
    Routledge Studies in Public Health

  • Bioethics: Methods, Theories, Domains book cover


    Methods, Theories, Domains, 1st Edition

    By Marcus Düwell

    This book is a philosophically-oriented introduction to bioethics. It offers the reader an overview of key debates in bioethics relevant to various areas including; organ retrieval, stem cell research, justice in healthcare and issues in environmental ethics, including issues surrounding food and…

    Hardback – 2012-10-29
    Biomedical Law and Ethics Library

  • Ocular Drug Delivery Systems: Barriers and Application of Nanoparticulate Systems book cover

    Ocular Drug Delivery Systems

    Barriers and Application of Nanoparticulate Systems, 1st Edition

    Edited by Deepak Thassu, Gerald J. Chader

    Drug discovery for ocular diseases has taken great strides in the last two decades. From cornea to choroid, new drugs have been formulated to address a great variety of ocular diseases. Yet without good drug delivery systems, these drugs are less effective than they might be or could even cause…

    Hardback – 2012-10-02
    CRC Press

  • Regulating Pre-Implantation Genetic Diagnosis: A Comparative and Theoretical Analysis book cover

    Regulating Pre-Implantation Genetic Diagnosis

    A Comparative and Theoretical Analysis, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sheila A.M. McLean, Sarah Elliston

    The successful achievement of pregnancies following pre-implantation genetic diagnosis (PGD) was first reported in April 1990. The technology is often used for patients who are at substantial risk of conceiving a pregnancy affected by a known genetic disorder, however from this technology other…

    Hardback – 2012-09-26
    Biomedical Law and Ethics Library

  • Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine: A Nano Approach book cover

    Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine

    A Nano Approach, 1st Edition

    Edited by Murugan Ramalingam, Pekka Vallittu, Ugo Ripamonti, Wan-Ju Li

    Through the integration of strategies from life science, engineering, and clinical medicine, tissue engineering and regenerative medicine hold the promise of new solutions to current health challenges. This rapidly developing field requires continual updates to the state-of-the-art knowledge in all…

    Hardback – 2012-09-18
    CRC Press

  • Dimensions of Pain: Humanities and Social Science Perspectives book cover

    Dimensions of Pain

    Humanities and Social Science Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Lisa Folkmarson Käll

    Pain research is still dominated by biomedical perspectives and the need to articulate pain in ways other than those offered by evidence based medical models is pressing. Examining closely subjective experiences of pain, this book explores the way in which pain is situated, communicated and formed…

    Hardback – 2012-09-13
    Routledge Studies in the Sociology of Health and Illness

  • Health Transitions and the Double Disease Burden in Asia and the Pacific: Histories of Responses to Non-Communicable and Communicable Diseases book cover

    Health Transitions and the Double Disease Burden in Asia and the Pacific

    Histories of Responses to Non-Communicable and Communicable Diseases, 1st Edition

    Edited by Milton J. Lewis, Kerrie L. MacPherson

    Chronic diseases—cardiovascular disease, cancer, chronic respiratory disease and diabetes—are not only the principal cause of world-wide mortality but also are now responsible for a striking increase in the percentage of sickness in developing countries still grappling with the acute problems of…

    Hardback – 2012-09-04
    Routledge Advances in Asia-Pacific Studies

  • Risky Genes: Genetics, Breast Cancer and Jewish Identity book cover

    Risky Genes

    Genetics, Breast Cancer and Jewish Identity, 1st Edition

    By Jessica Mozersky

    Ashkenazi Jews have the highest known population risk of carrying specific mutations in the high-risk breast cancer genes, BRCA1 and BRCA2. So what does it mean to be told you have an increased risk of genetic breast cancer because you are of Ashkenazi Jewish origin? In a time of ever-increasing…

    Hardback – 2012-08-06
    Genetics and Society

  • Death, Posthumous Harm, and Bioethics book cover

    Death, Posthumous Harm, and Bioethics

    1st Edition

    By James Stacey Taylor

    Death, Posthumous Harm, and Bioethics offers a highly distinctive and original approach to the metaphysics of death and applies this approach to contemporary debates in bioethics that address end-of-life and post-mortem issues. Taylor defends the controversial Epicurean view that death is not a…

    Hardback – 2012-07-27
    Routledge Annals of Bioethics

  • Chemotherapy-Induced Neuropathic Pain book cover

    Chemotherapy-Induced Neuropathic Pain

    1st Edition

    Edited by Robert B. Raffa, Richard Langford, Joseph V. Pergolizzi, Jr., Frank Porreca, Ronald J. Tallarida

    There have been tremendous recent advances in the pharmacotherapy, dose regimens, and combinations used to treat cancer and for the treatment or prevention of the spread of disease. As a direct result of these advances, there are an increasing number of cancer survivors, although research dealing…

    Hardback – 2012-07-24
    CRC Press

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