Medical Ethics Products

  • Applied Public Health Ethics

    Making Ethical Decisions

    By Alison Hann

    This book explores the ethics and efficacy of many current public health programmes, looking at screening, surveillance and interventions as well as health inequalities and professional practice. Investigating relative costs and benefits, it is the perfect introduction to real world public health…

    Paperback – 2018-12-15 
    Routledge

  • Contemporary Moral Issues

    Diversity and Consensus, 5th Edition

    By Lawrence Hinman

    Paperback – 2018-12-15 
    Routledge

  • Bioethics

    A Contemporary Introduction

    By Jason Scott Robert

    Paperback – 2018-10-31 
    Routledge

  • Revisiting Landmark Cases in Medical Law

    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 – 2018-10-08 
    Routledge
    Biomedical Law and Ethics Library

  • Environmental Health Risks

    Ethical Aspects

    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 – 2018-09-13 
    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 – 2018-08-24 
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Handbook of the Ethics of Consent

    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

  • The Fetus as a Patient

    A Contested Concept and its Normative Implications

    Edited by Dagmar Schmitz, Angus Clarke, Wybo Dondorp

    Due to new developments in prenatal testing and therapy the fetus is increasingly visible, examinable and treatable in prenatal care. Accordingly, physicians tend to perceive the fetus as a patient and understand themselves as having certain professional duties towards it. However, it is far from…

    Hardback – 2018-04-16
    Routledge
    Biomedical Law and Ethics Library

  • Bioethics, Genetics and Sport

    By Silvia Camporesi, Mike McNamee

    Advances in genetics and related biotechnologies are having a profound effect on sport, raising important ethical questions about the limits and possibilities of the human body. Drawing on real case studies and grounded in rigorous scientific evidence, this book offers an ethical critique of…

    Paperback – 2018-03-08
    Routledge
    Ethics and Sport

  • Civil Dialogue on Abortion

    By Bertha Alvarez Manninen, Jack Mulder, Jr.

    Civil Dialogue on Abortion provides a cutting-edge discussion between two philosophy scholars on each side of the abortion debate. Bertha Alvarez Manninen argues for her pro-choice view, but also urges respect for the life of the fetus, while Jack Mulder argues for his pro-life view, but recognizes…

    Paperback – 2018-02-07
    Routledge

  • 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.…

    Paperback – 2018-01-12
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Companion to Bioethics

    Edited by John D. Arras, Elizabeth Fenton, Rebecca Kukla

    The Routledge Companion to Bioethics is a comprehensive reference guide to a wide range of contemporary concerns in bioethics.  The volume orients the reader in a changing landscape shaped by globalization, health disparities, and rapidly advancing technologies.  Bioethics has begun a turn toward a…

    Paperback – 2018-01-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Philosophy Companions

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