Medical Ethics Products

  • Bodily Exchanges, Bioethics and Border Crossing

    Perspectives on Giving, Selling and Sharing Bodies

    Edited by Erik Malmqvist, Kristin Zeiler

    Medical therapy, research and technology enable us to make our bodies, or parts of them, available to others in an increasing number of ways. This is the case in organ, tissue, egg and sperm donation as well as in surrogate motherhood and clinical research. Bringing together leading scholars…

    Hardback – 2015-12-16 
    Routledge Studies in the Sociology of Health and Illness

  • Stem Cell Research and the Collaborative Regulation of Innovation

    By Sarah Devaney

    Hopes are high that stem cell (SC) research will lead to treatments and cures for some of the most serious diseases affecting humankind today. SC science has been used in a treatment setting in the replacement of patients’ windpipes and in restoring sight to patients who were blind in one eye and…

    Paperback – 2015-12-15 
    Biomedical Law and Ethics Library

  • Pioneering Healthcare Law

    Essays in Honour of Margaret Brazier

    Edited by Catherine Stanton, Sarah Devaney, Anne-Maree Farrell, Alexandra Mullock

    This book celebrates Professor Margaret Brazier’s outstanding contribution to the field of healthcare law and bioethics. It examines key aspects developed in Professor Brazier’s agenda-setting body of work, with contributions being provided by leading experts in the field from the UK, Australia,…

    Hardback – 2015-11-09 
    Biomedical Law and Ethics Library

  • Values and Vaccine Refusal

    Hard Questions in Ethics, Epistemology, and Health Care

    By Mark Navin

    Parents in the US and other societies are increasingly refusing to vaccinate their children, even though popular anti-vaccine myths – e.g. ‘vaccines cause autism’ – have been debunked. This book explains the epistemic and moral failures that lead some parents to refuse to vaccinate their children.…

    Hardback – 2015-10-07

  • Philosophy and Psychiatry

    Problems, Intersections and New Perspectives

    Edited by Daniel D. Moseley, Gary Gala

    This groundbreaking volume of original essays presents fresh avenues of inquiry at the intersection of philosophy and psychiatry. Contributors draw from a variety of fields, including evolutionary psychiatry, phenomenology, biopsychosocial models, psychoanalysis, neuroscience, neuroethics,…

    Hardback – 2015-10-01

  • Sport, Medicine, Ethics

    Edited by Mike McNamee

    The ethics of sports medicine is an important emerging area within biomedical ethics. The professionalization of medical support services in sport and continuing debates around issues such as performance-enhancing technologies or the health and welfare of athletes mean that all practitioners in…

    Paperback – 2015-09-18

  • Saviour Siblings

    A Relational Approach to the Welfare of the Child in Selective Reproduction

    By Michelle Taylor-Sands

    Genetic screening technologies involving pre-implantation genetic diagnosis (PGD) raise particular issues about selective reproduction and the welfare of the child to be born. How does selection impact on the identity of the child who is born? Are children who are selected for a particular purpose…

    Paperback – 2015-08-21
    Biomedical Law and Ethics Library

  • The Legitimacy of Medical Treatment

    What Role for the Medical Exception?

    Edited by Sara Fovargue, Alexandra Mullock

    Whenever the legitimacy of a new or ethically contentious medical intervention is considered, a range of influences will determine whether the treatment becomes accepted as lawful medical treatment. The development and introduction of abortion, organ donation, gender reassignment, and…

    Hardback – 2015-08-18
    Biomedical Law and Ethics Library

  • Revisiting the Regulation of Human Fertilisation and Embryology

    By Kirsty Horsey

    The Human Fertilisation and Embryology Act 2008 was a major update to the UK’s laws on the use and regulation of reproductive technology and assisted reproduction. Since the enactment of the new law, the sector’s regulatory body, the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority (HFEA), has also…

    Hardback – 2015-06-25
    Biomedical Law and Ethics Library

  • Critically Impaired Infants and End of Life Decision Making

    Resource Allocation and Difficult Decisions

    By Neera Bhatia

    Decisions to withdraw or withhold life-sustaining treatment are contentious, and offer difficult moral dilemmas to both medical practitioners and the judiciary. This issue is exacerbated when the patient is unable to exercise autonomy and is entirely dependent on the will of others. This book…

    Hardback – 2015-06-09
    Biomedical Law and Ethics Library

  • Coercive Care

    Ethics of Choice in Health & Medicine

    By Torbjorn Tannsjo

    Coercive Care asks probing and challenging questions regarding the use of coercion in health care and the social services. The book combines philosophical analysis with comparative studies of social policy and law in a large number of industrialized countries.…

    Paperback – 2015-06-09

  • Death, Posthumous Harm, and Bioethics

    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…

    Paperback – 2015-05-21
    Routledge Annals of Bioethics

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