Medical Ethics Products

  • Religion, Law and Death

    A Guide For Clinicians, 1st Edition

    By Peter Hutton, Ravi Mahajan, Allan Kellehear

    This practical guide summarizes the principles of working with dying patients and their families influenced by the most common world religions. It also outlines the main legal requirements to be followed by those who care for the dying following the death of the patient. The first part of the…

    Paperback – 2019-09-12 
    Routledge

  • The Public Shaping of Medical Research

    Patient Associations, Health Movements and Biomedicine, 1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2019-09-08 
    Routledge

  • Bodily Exchanges, Bioethics and Border Crossing

    Perspectives on Giving, Selling and Sharing Bodies, 1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2019-09-08 
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook of the Medical Humanities

    1st Edition

    Edited by Bleakley Alan

    The medical humanities have moved into an exciting era of interdisciplinary cross-currents, exchanges and debates that embrace the academic study of medical culture, competing notions of health and illness, public engagement with medicine, contemporary arts taking medical themes as a stimulus for…

    Hardback – 2019-08-20 
    Routledge

  • Advancing Professional Development Through CPE in Public Health

    1st Edition

    By Ira Nurmala, Yashwant Pathak

    The education division is a prominent part of the public health profession. It focuses on educating individuals and communities to promote health and prevent disease. The educators are drawn from a diverse range of disciplines and defined as professionally prepared individuals who serve in a…

    Hardback – 2019-08-16 
    CRC Press
    Global Science Education

  • The Concussion Crisis in Sport

    1st Edition

    By Dominic Malcolm

    Concussion has become one of the most significant issues in contemporary sport. The life-changing impact of head injury and the possible threat that CTE poses to children and young athletes in particular is calling into question the long-term future of some of our most well-established sports. But…

    Paperback – 2019-08-15 
    Routledge

  • Handbook of Nutrition and Diet in Palliative Care, Second Edition

    2nd Edition

    Edited by Victor R. Preedy

    Palliative care consists of medical care or treatment that focuses on alleviating disease symptoms, rather than delaying or reversing progression of the disease. It is given when a cure is not possible to help patients have the best quality of life through relieving pain and suffering. Diet and…

    Hardback – 2019-06-07 
    CRC Press

  • Deviance Among Physicians

    Fraud, Violence, and the Power to Prescribe, 1st Edition

    By Christina Policastro, Natasha N. Johnson, Thaddeus L. Johnson

    This book offers a comprehensive overview of fraudulent behaviors committed within the medical profession, responding to a growing number of concerns regarding deviant actions such as physically and sexually abusive behaviors, fabricating medical findings and records, and taking advantage of…

    Hardback – 2019-06-03 
    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 – 2019-05-07 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Applied Ethics

  • Person-centred Health Care

    Balancing the Welfare of Clinicians and Patients, 1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2019-03-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in the Medical Humanities

  • Biotech Juggernaut

    Hope, Hype, and Hidden Agendas of Entrepreneurial BioScience, 1st Edition

    By Tina Stevens, Stuart Newman

    Biotech Juggernaut: Hope, Hype, and Hidden Agendas of Entrepreneurial BioScience relates the intensifying effort of bioentrepreneurs to apply genetic engineering technologies to the human species and to extend the commercial reach of synthetic biology or "extreme genetic engineering." In 1980,…

    Paperback – 2019-02-01
    Routledge

  • Religion, Medicine and the Law

    1st Edition

    By Clayton Ó Néill

    Is the legal protection that is given to the expression of Abrahamic religious belief adequate or appropriate in the context of English medical law? This is the central question that is explored in this book, which develops a framework to support judges in the resolution of contentious cases that…

    Hardback – 2018-11-28
    Routledge
    Biomedical Law and Ethics Library

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