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  • Parental Obligations and Bioethics

    The Duties of a Creator

    By Bernard G. Prusak

    This book examines the question of what parental obligations procreators incur by bringing children into being. Prusak argues that parents, as procreators, have obligations regarding future children that constrain the liberty of would-be parents to do as they wish. Moreover, these obligations…

    Paperback – 2016-10-18 
    Routledge
    Routledge Annals of Bioethics

  • Towards a Rhetoric of Medical Law

    By John Harrington

    Challenging the dominant account of medical law as normatively and conceptually subordinate to medical or bioethics, this book provides an innovative account of medical law as a rhetorical practice. The aspiration to provide a firm grounding for medical law in ethical principle has not yet been…

    Hardback – 2016-09-15 
    Routledge

  • Textbook of Palliative Medicine and Supportive Care, Second Edition

    Edited by Eduardo Bruera, Irene Higginson, Charles F. von Gunten, Tatsuya Morita

    "…the thoroughness of the text has to be admired. It is an excellent starting point for students of palliative care which makes an important contribution to any library."—British Journal of Hospital Medicine "… covers a plethora of topics ranging from the development of palliative medicine in…

    Paperback – 2016-08-09 
    CRC Press

  • Person-centred Health Care

    Balancing the Welfare of Clinicians and Patients

    By Stephen Buetow

    Person-centred health care is increasingly endorsed as a key element of high-quality care, yet, in practice, it often means patient-centred health care. This book scrutinizes the principle of primacy of patient welfare, which, although deeply embedded in health professionalism, is long overdue for…

    Hardback – 2016-06-01
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in the Medical Humanities

  • Spirituality and Coping with Loss

    End of Life Healthcare Practice

    By Wendy Greenstreet

    Spirituality and Coping with Loss: End of Life Healthcare Practice describes a research study that reflects nurses’ experience of the nature of loss encountered in end of life care settings as well as the ways in which spirituality is a resource in coping in these situations. Key findings indicate…

    Paperback – 2016-05-12
    CRC Press

  • Law, Immunization and the Right to Die

    By Jennifer Hardes

    Law, Immunization and the Right to Die focuses on the urgent matter of legal appeals and judicial decisions on assisted death. Drawing on key cases from the United Kingdom and Canada, the book focuses on the problematic paternalism of legal decisions that currently deny assisted dying and questions…

    Hardback – 2016-03-22
    Routledge

  • Gender Testing in Sport

    Ethics, cases and controversies

    Edited by Sandy Montanola, Aurelie Olivesi

    After the young South African athlete Caster Semenya won the 800m title at the 2009 World Championships she was obliged to undergo gender testing and was temporarily withdrawn from international competition. The way that this controversy unfolded represents a rich and multi-layered example of the…

    Hardback – 2016-02-17
    Routledge
    Ethics and Sport

  • Global Bioethics

    An introduction

    By Henk ten Have

    The panorama of bioethical problems is different today. Patients travel to Thailand for fast surgery; commercial surrogate mothers in India deliver babies to parents in rich countries; organs, body parts and tissues are trafficked from East to Western Europe; physicians and nurses migrating from…

    Paperback – 2016-02-10
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2015-12-09
    Routledge
    Biomedical Law and Ethics Library

  • 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 – 2015-12-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Sociology of Health and Illness

  • Heart Failure and Palliative Care

    A Team Approach, Second Edition

    Edited by Miriam Johnson, Richard Lehman, Karen J. Hogg

    Full of practical, evidence based advice, Heart Failure and Palliative Care encourages a multidisciplinary team based approach. It stimulates joint working between primary care, cardiology and palliative care teams – raising awareness of the problems associated with supportive and palliative care…

    Paperback – 2015-09-21
    CRC Press

  • 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
    Routledge

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