Medical Ethics Products

  • 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 – 2015-11-01 
    Routledge

  • Care Ethics

    New Theories and Applications

    Edited by Christine M. Koggel, Joan Orme

    The ethic of care has developed to become a body of theory that has expanded from its roots in social psychology to many other disciplines in the social sciences as well as the humanities. This work on care has informed both theory and practice by generating complex accounts of care ethics for…

    Paperback – 2015-08-14
    Routledge

  • 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
    Routledge Annals of Bioethics

  • Human Dignity in Bioethics

    From Worldviews to the Public Square

    Edited by Stephen Dilley, Nathan J. Palpant

    Human Dignity in Bioethics brings together a collection of essays that rigorously examine the concept of human dignity from its metaphysical foundations to its polemical deployment in bioethical controversies. The volume falls into three parts, beginning with meta-level perspectives and moving to…

    Paperback – 2015-05-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Annals of Bioethics

  • Risky Genes

    Genetics, Breast Cancer and Jewish Identity

    By Jessica Mozersky

    Ashkenazi Jews have the highest known population risk of carrying specific mutations in the high-risk breast cancer genes, BRCA1 and BRCA2. So what does it mean to be told you have an increased risk of genetic breast cancer because you are of Ashkenazi Jewish origin? In a time of ever-increasing…

    Paperback – 2015-04-27
    Routledge
    Genetics and Society

  • Text, Cases & Materials on Medical Law and Ethics

    5th Edition

    By Marc Stauch, Kay Wheat

    Text, Cases and Materials on Medical Law and Ethics presents a valuable collection of materials relating to often controversial areas of the law. Comprising extracts from statutes, cases and scholarly articles alongside expert author commentary and guidance which signposts the key issues and…

    Paperback – 2015-03-13
    Routledge

  • Beginning Medical Law

    By Claudia Carr

    Whether you’re new to higher education, coming to legal study for the first time or just wondering what Medical Law is all about, Beginning Medical Law is the ideal introduction to help you hit the ground running. Starting with the basics and an overview of each topic, it will help you…

    Paperback – 2015-02-16
    Routledge
    Beginning the Law

  • The Public Shaping of Medical Research

    Patient Associations, Health Movements and Biomedicine

    Edited by Peter Wehling, Willy Viehöver, Sophia Koenen

    Patient organizations and social health movements offer one of the most important and illuminating examples of civil society engagement and participation in scientific research and research politics. Influencing the research agenda, and initiating, funding and accelerating the development of…

    Hardback – 2014-12-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Sociology of Health and Illness

  • Annals of Bioethics: Regional Perspectives in Bioethics

    By Mark J. Cherry, John F. Peppin

    Regional Perspectives in Bioethics" illustrates the ways in which the national and international political landscape encompasses persons from diverse and often fragmented moral communities with widely varying moral intuitions, premises, evaluations and commitments.…

    Paperback – 2014-09-12
    Taylor & Francis
    Routledge Annals of Bioethics

  • Regulating Pre-Implantation Genetic Diagnosis

    A Comparative and Theoretical Analysis

    Edited by Sheila A.M. McLean, Sarah Elliston

    The successful achievement of pregnancies following pre-implantation genetic diagnosis (PGD) was first reported in April 1990. The technology is often used for patients who are at substantial risk of conceiving a pregnancy affected by a known genetic disorder, however from this technology other…

    Paperback – 2014-03-21
    Routledge
    Biomedical Law and Ethics Library

  • Bioethics, Public Moral Argument, and Social Responsibility

    Edited by Nancy M.P. King, Michael J Hyde

    Bioethics, Public Moral Argument, and Social Responsibility explores the role of democratically oriented argument in promoting public understanding and discussion of the benefits and burdens of biotechnological progress. The contributors examine moral and policy controversies surrounding biomedical…

    Paperback – 2014-03-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Annals of Bioethics

  • The Bioethics of Pain Management

    Beyond Opioids

    By Daniel S. Goldberg

    In this book, public health ethicist Daniel S. Goldberg sets out to characterize the subjective experience of pain and its undertreatment within the US medical establishment, and puts forward public policy recommendations for ameliorating the undertreatment of pain. The book begins from the…

    Hardback – 2014-02-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Annals of Bioethics

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