Taylor & Francis India: Medicine, Dentistry, Nursing & Allied Health

  • Philosophy of Molecular Medicine: Foundational Issues in Research and Practice book cover

    Philosophy of Molecular Medicine

    Foundational Issues in Research and Practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Giovanni Boniolo, Marco J. Nathan

    Philosophy of Molecular Medicine: Foundational Issues in Theory and Practice aims at a systematic investigation of a number of foundational issues in the field of molecular medicine. The volume is organized around four broad modules focusing, respectively, on the following key aspects: What are the…

    Hardback – 2016-11-09
    Routledge

  • The Dying Body as a Lived Experience book cover

    The Dying Body as a Lived Experience

    1st Edition

    By Alan Blum

    The anxiety over death persists in everyday life- though often denied or repressed- lingering as an unconscious worry or intuition that typically seems to compromise one’s feelings of well-being and experience in a range of areas; coming out often as malaise, depression, and anger in much conduct.…

    Hardback – 2016-09-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Sociology of Health and Illness

  • Towards a Rhetoric of Medical Law book cover

    Towards a Rhetoric of Medical Law

    1st Edition

    By John Harrington

    Challenging the dominant account of medical law as normatively and conceptually subordinate to medical or bioethics, this book provides an innovative account of medical law as a rhetorical practice. The aspiration to provide a firm grounding for medical law in ethical principle has not yet been…

    Hardback – 2016-09-02
    Routledge

  • Researching Patient Safety and Quality in Healthcare: A Nordic Perspective book cover

    Researching Patient Safety and Quality in Healthcare

    A Nordic Perspective, 1st Edition

    Edited by Karina Aase, Lene Schibevaag

    Researching Patient Safety and Quality in Health Care: A Nordic Perspective is an anthology based on contributions from leading researchers on quality and safety in healthcare in the Nordic countries together with four internationally renowned patient safety authors. Research on patient safety and…

    Hardback – 2016-08-17
    CRC Press

  • Socio-economics of Personalized Medicine in Asia book cover

    Socio-economics of Personalized Medicine in Asia

    1st Edition

    By Shirley Sun

    The second decade of the twenty-first century has witnessed a surging interest in personalized medicine with the concomitant promise to enable more precise diagnosis and treatment of disease and illness, based upon an individual’s unique genetic makeup. In this book, my goal is to contribute to a…

    Hardback – 2016-07-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Sociology of Health and Illness

  • Ethics and Professionalism in Healthcare: Transition and Challenges book cover

    Ethics and Professionalism in Healthcare

    Transition and Challenges, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sabine Salloch, Verena Sandow, Jan Schildmann, Jochen Vollmann

    Recent social developments, such as demographic change, skill shortages and new medical technologies, have necessitated a transition in the traditional roles of health-care professions. New forms of division of labour and inter-professional health-care education are emerging while at the same time…

    Hardback – 2016-06-20
    Routledge

  • Person-centred Health Care: Balancing the Welfare of Clinicians and Patients book cover

    Person-centred Health Care

    Balancing the Welfare of Clinicians and Patients, 1st Edition

    By Stephen Buetow

    Person-centred health care is increasingly endorsed as a key element of high-quality care, yet, in practice, it often means patient-centred health care. This book scrutinizes the principle of primacy of patient welfare, which, although deeply embedded in health professionalism, is long overdue for…

    Hardback – 2016-06-01
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in the Medical Humanities

  • Law, Immunization and the Right to Die book cover

    Law, Immunization and the Right to Die

    1st Edition

    By Jennifer Hardes

    Law, Immunization and the Right to Die focuses on the urgent matter of legal appeals and judicial decisions on assisted death. Drawing on key cases from the United Kingdom and Canada, the book focuses on the problematic paternalism of legal decisions that currently deny assisted dying and questions…

    Hardback – 2016-03-22
    Routledge

  • Gender Testing in Sport: Ethics, cases and controversies book cover

    Gender Testing in Sport

    Ethics, cases and controversies, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sandy Montanola, Aurélie Olivesi

    After the young South African athlete Caster Semenya won the 800m title at the 2009 World Championships she was obliged to undergo gender testing and was temporarily withdrawn from international competition. The way that this controversy unfolded represents a rich and multi-layered example of the…

    Hardback – 2016-02-17
    Routledge
    Ethics and Sport

  • India's Family Planning Programme: Policies, practices and challenges book cover

    India's Family Planning Programme

    Policies, practices and challenges, 1st Edition

    By Leela Visaria, Rajani R. Ved

    This book closely examines the changes, challenges and shifts in India’s family planning programme since its inception in 1952. It discusses the dynamics of population growth, the demographic dividend, family planning and its impact on maternal and child health, and the pressures from various…

    Hardback – 2016-01-19
    Routledge India

  • The Ethics of Pregnancy, Abortion and Childbirth: Exploring Moral Choices in Childbearing book cover

    The Ethics of Pregnancy, Abortion and Childbirth

    Exploring Moral Choices in Childbearing, 1st Edition

    By Helen Watt

    The Ethics of Pregnancy, Abortion and Childbirth addresses the unique moral questions raised by pregnancy and its intimate bodily nature. From assisted reproduction to abortion and ‘vital conflict’ resolution to more everyday concerns of the pregnant woman, this book argues for pregnancy as a close…

    Hardback – 2016-01-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Annals of Bioethics

  • Psychosocial Interventions in End-of-Life Care: The Hope for a “Good Death” book cover

    Psychosocial Interventions in End-of-Life Care

    The Hope for a “Good Death”, 1st Edition

    By Peggy Sturman Gordon

    The concept of a "good death" has been hotly debated in medical circles for decades. This volume delves into the possibility and desirability of a "good death" by presenting the psychosocial measures of care as a crucial component, such as religion, existentialism, hope and meaning-making. The…

    Hardback – 2015-12-02
    Routledge
    Research in Death Studies

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