Medical Ethics Products

  • Bioethics: The Basics

    2nd Edition

    By Alastair V. Campbell

    Bioethics: The Basics is an introduction to the foundational principles, theories and issues in the study of medical and biological ethics. Readers are introduced to bioethics from the ground up before being invited to consider some of the most controversial but important questions facing us today.…

    Paperback – 2017-06-28 
    Routledge
    The Basics

  • Autobiography of a Disease

    By Patrick Anderson

    Autobiography of a Disease documents, in experimental form, the experience of extended life-threatening illness in contemporary US hospitals and clinics. The narrative is based primarily on the author’s sudden and catastrophic collapse into a coma and long hospitalization thirteen years ago; but it…

    Paperback – 2017-06-27 
    Routledge
    Writing Lives: Ethnographic Narratives

  • Spiritually Competent Practice in Health Care

    Edited by John Wattis, Stephen Curran, Melanie Rogers

    This practical guide tackles the important issues of spirituality in health care, emphasising the role of organisations in developing a culture of leadership and management that facilitates spiritual care. Spirituality is a central part of holistic care that addresses physical, mental, emotional…

    Paperback – 2017-06-09 
    CRC Press

  • Routledge Handbook of Body Studies

    Edited by Bryan S Turner

    In the last three decades, the human body has gained increasing prominence in contemporary political debates, and it has become a central topic of modern social sciences and humanities. Modern technologies – such as organ transplants, stem-cell research, nanotechnology, cosmetic surgery and…

    Paperback – 2017-05-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • The Routledge Handbook of Philosophy of Pain

    Edited by Jennifer Corns

    The phenomenon of pain presents problems and puzzles for philosophers who want to understand its nature. Though pain might seem simple, there has been disagreement since Aristotle about whether pain is an emotion, sensation, perception, or disturbed state of the body. Despite advances in psychology…

    Hardback – 2017-05-04 
    Routledge
    Routledge Handbooks in Philosophy

  • Engaging Bioethics

    An Introduction With Case Studies

    By Gary Seay, Susana Nuccetelli

    Engaging Bioethics: An Introduction with Case Studies draws students into this rapidly changing field, helping them to actively untangle the many issues at the intersection of medicine and moral concern. Presuming readers start with no background in philosophy, it offers balanced, philosophically…

    Paperback – 2017-02-16
    Routledge

  • The Umbilical Cord Blood Controversies in Medical Law

    By Karen Devine

    Since the therapeutic value of umbilical cord blood (UCB) stem cells was first recognised in the late 1980s, there has been a proliferation of both public and private UCB banks worldwide. However, the ability to utilise such a potentially valuable resource has provoked a number of controversies. In…

    Hardback – 2017-01-16
    Routledge
    Biomedical Law and Ethics Library

  • Human Genetics: The Basics

    2nd Edition

    By Ricki Lewis

    Human genetics has blossomed from an obscure biological science and explanation for rare disorders to a field that is profoundly altering health care for everyone. This thoroughly updated new edition of Human Genetics: The Basics provides a concise background of gene structure and function through…

    Paperback – 2016-12-14
    Routledge
    The Basics

  • Ethics at the End of Life

    New Issues and Arguments

    Edited by John Davis

    The 14 chapters in Ethics at the End of Life: New Issues and Arguments, all published here for the first time, focus on recent thinking in this important area, helping initiate issues and lines of argument that have not been explored previously.  At the same time, a reader can use this volume to…

    Hardback – 2016-12-09
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2016-11-03
    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 – 2016-09-02
    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 – 2016-08-05
    CRC Press

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