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  • Phenomenological Bioethics

    Medical Technologies, Human Suffering, and the Meaning of Being Alive

    By Fredrik Svenaeus

    Emerging medical technologies are changing our views on human nature and whatit means to be alive, healthy, and leading a good life. Reproductive technologies,genetic diagnosis, organ transplantation, and psychopharmacological drugs all raiseexistential questions that need to be tackled by way of…

    Paperback – 2017-08-23 
    Routledge

  • Partiality and Justice in Nursing Care

    By Marita Nordhaug

    Partiality and Justice in Nursing Care examines the conflicting normative claims of partiality and impartiality in nursing care, looking in depth at how to reconcile reasonable concerns for one particular patient with equally important concerns for the maximisation of health-related welfare for all…

    Hardback – 2017-07-19 
    Routledge
    Routledge Key Themes in Health and Society

  • Cultural Awareness in Nursing and Health Care, Third Edition

    An Introductory Text

    By Karen Holland

    This introductory textbook relates theory to practice and enhances students' learning and understanding of cultural issues that impact on patient care and their own practice as nurses, while considering wider social and political issues.   Now in its third edition, Cultural Awareness in Nursing…

    Paperback – 2017-07-05 
    CRC Press

  • Culturally Competent Compassion

    A Guide for Healthcare Students and Practitioners

    By Irena Papadopoulos

    Bringing together the crucially important topics of cultural competence and compassion for the first time, this book explores how to practise ‘culturally competent compassion’ in healthcare settings – that is, understanding the suffering of others and wanting to do something about it using…

    Paperback – 2017-06-30 
    Routledge

  • Partners in Palliative Care

    Enhancing Ethics in Care at the End-of-Life

    Edited by Mary Beth Morrissey, Bruce Jennings

    The Collaborative for Palliative Care ("Collaborative") is a grassroots consortium of public and private organizations that came together in 2005 for the purposes of studying the increasing need for palliative care and the methods for such care. It has grown from a small fledgling group to a…

    Paperback – 2017-06-30 
    Routledge

  • Bioethics: The Basics

    2nd Edition

    By Alastair V. Campbell

    Bioethics: The Basics is an introduction to the foundational principles, theories and issues in the study of medical and biological ethics. Readers are introduced to bioethics from the ground up before being invited to consider some of the most controversial but important questions facing us today.…

    Paperback – 2017-06-12 
    Routledge
    The Basics

  • Developing Professional Practice in Health and Social Care

    Edited by Adam Barnard

    Addressing the changing world of professionalism, this text combines theory, research and practice, using real case studies, to investigate the process of becoming professional. Mapping the journey from allied or associate practitioner positions through qualifying and into advanced practitioner…

    Paperback – 2017-06-05 
    Routledge

  • Fundamentals of U.S. Health Care

    An Introduction for Health Professionals

    By Jahangir Moini, Morvarid Moini

    All health care students must be familiar with the basic concepts of health care in the United States. This introductory textbook presents vital information on health care careers and legal, ethical, financial, and policy issues that will help their future practice. It includes chapters on:…

    Paperback – 2017-05-29 
    Routledge

  • The Value of Transnational Medical Research

    Labour, Participation and Care

    Edited by Ann H. Kelly, P. Wenzel Geissler

    What is the value of medical research? With contributions from anthropologists, sociologists and activists, this approach brings into focus the forms of value – social, epistemic, and economic – that are involved in medical research practices and how these values intersect with everyday living.…

    Paperback – 2017-05-22
    Routledge

  • Critical Resilience for Nurses

    An Evidence-Based Guide to Survival and Change in the Modern NHS

    By Michael Traynor

    The nursing profession is under pressure. Financial demands, student debt, the target culture, political scrutiny in the wake of major care scandals and increasing workloads are all taking their toll on professional morale and performance. This timely book considers the meaning of resilience in…

    Paperback – 2017-03-16
    Routledge

  • Abortion in the USA and the UK

    By Colin Francome

    Recent years have revealed the different experiences of abortion in the UK and the USA. The United States has a higher abortion rate accompanied by a higher political profile for the issue. In fact, one of George W. Bush's first acts in 2001 was to ban American funding for overseas organizations…

    Paperback – 2017-02-27
    Routledge

  • Suffering Narratives of Older Adults

    A Phenomenological Approach to Serious Illness, Chronic Pain, Recovery and Maternal Care

    By Mary Beth Quaranta Morrissey

    In Suffering Narratives of Older Adults, Mary Beth Quaranta Morrissey turns to the traditions of phenomenology, humanistic psychology and social work to provide an in-depth exploration of the deep structure of the suffering experience. She draws upon the notion of maternal holding to develop an…

    Paperback – 2017-02-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in the Medical Humanities

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