Medical Ethics Products

  • A Philosopher Goes to the Doctor

    A Critical Look at Philosophical Assumptions in Medicine, 1st Edition

    By Dien Ho

    This book sheds light on important philosophical assumptions made by professionals working in clinical and research medicine.  In doing so, it aims to make explicit how active philosophy is in medicine and shows how this awareness can result in better and more informed medical research and practice…

    Paperback – 2019-06-27 
    Routledge

  • Ethics and Chronic Illness

    1st Edition

    By Tom Walker

    This book provides an account of the ethics of chronic illness. Chronic illness differs from other illnesses in that it is often incurable, patients can live with it for many years, and its day-to-day management is typically carried out by the patient or members of their family. These features…

    Hardback – 2019-05-17 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Applied Ethics

  • Procreation, Parenthood, and Educational Rights

    Ethical and Philosophical Issues, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jaime Ahlberg, Michael Cholbi

    Procreation, Parenthood, and Educational Rights explores important issues at the nexus of two burgeoning areas within moral and social philosophy: procreative ethics and parental rights. Surprisingly, there has been comparatively little scholarly engagement across these subdisciplinary boundaries,…

    Paperback – 2019-05-07 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Applied Ethics

  • Ethics of Environmental Health

    1st Edition

    Edited by Friedo Zölzer, Gaston Meskens

    Environmental health encompasses the assessment and control of those environmental factors that can potentially affect human health, such as radiation, toxic chemicals and other hazardous agents. It is often assumed that the assessment part is just a matter of scientific research, and the control…

    Paperback – 2019-01-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Environment and Health

  • An Introduction to the History of Medicine

    From the Time of the Pharaohs to the End of the XVIIIth Century, 1st Edition

    By Charles Greene Cumston

    Originally published in 1926, An Introduction to the History of Medicine is a compilation of reliable and essential contributions to the subject of the history of medicine. The book looks at the evolution of medicine from the practices in Ancient Egypt, to the medicine of the 16th century, and…

    Hardback – 2018-12-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: History of Medicine

  • A History of Medicine

    1st Edition

    By Arturo Castiglioni

    Originally published in 1941, A History of Medicine provides a detailed and comprehensive guide to the advancement of medicine, from Ancient Egypt, and Ancient Babylonia, all the way up to the 20th century. The book looks at the close relationship between the progress of medicine and its…

    Hardback – 2018-12-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: History of Medicine

  • Care Ethics and Social Structures in Medicine

    1st Edition

    By Ruth E. Groenhout

    This book examines the central structures in medicine—medical knowledge, economics, technological innovation, and medical authority—from the perspective of an ethics of care. The author analyzes each of these structures in detail before considering the challenges they present to end of life care.…

    Hardback – 2018-11-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Annals of Bioethics

  • Revisiting Landmark Cases in Medical Law

    1st Edition

    By Shaun D. Pattinson

    Is it lawful for a doctor to give a patient life-shortening pain relief? Can treatment be lawfully provided to a child under 16 on the basis of her consent alone? Is it lawful to remove food and water provided by tube to a patient in a vegetative state? Is a woman’s refusal of a caesarean section…

    Hardback – 2018-10-19
    Routledge
    Biomedical Law and Ethics Library

  • The Ethical and Legal Consequences of Posthumous Reproduction

    Arrogance, Avarice and Anguish, 1st Edition

    By Browne Lewis

    Posthumous reproduction refers to the procedure that enables a child to be conceived using the gametes of a dead person. Advances in reproductive technology mean it is now possible to assist in creating a life after you die, and in recent years the number of women who have attempted to get pregnant…

    Paperback – 2018-10-18
    Routledge
    Biomedical Law and Ethics Library

  • Environmental Health Risks

    Ethical Aspects, 1st Edition

    Edited by Friedo Zölzer, Gaston Meskens

    Environmental health involves the assessment and control of environmental factors that can potentially affect human health, such as radiation, toxic chemicals and other hazardous agents. It is less commonly understood that environmental health also requires addressing questions of an ethical nature…

    Hardback – 2018-09-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Environment and Health

  • Illness

    The Cry of the Flesh, 3rd Edition

    By Havi Carel

    What is illness? Is it a physiological dysfunction, a social label, or a way of experiencing the world? How do the physical, social, and emotional worlds of a person change when they become ill? Can there be well-being within illness? In this remarkable and thought-provoking book, Havi Carel…

    Paperback – 2018-08-01
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Handbook of the Ethics of Consent

    1st Edition

    Edited by Peter Schaber, Andreas Müller

      While the importance of consent has been discussed widely over the last few decades, interest in its study has received renewed attention in recent years, particularly regarding medical treatment, clinical research and sexual acts. The Routledge Handbook of the Ethics of Consent is an…

    Hardback – 2018-06-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Handbooks in Applied Ethics

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