Medical Ethics Products

  • Bioethics

    A Contemporary Introduction

    By Jason Scott Robert

    Paperback – 2018-10-31 
    Routledge

  • Palliative Care within Mental Health

    Ethical Practice

    Edited by David B. Cooper, Jo Cooper

    Palliative Care Within Mental Health: Ethical Practice explores the comprehensive concerns and dilemmas that occur surrounding people experiencing mental health problems and disorders. Working beyond narrow, stereotypical definitions of palliative care as restricted to terminal cancer patients,…

    Paperback – 2018-09-11 
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Handbook of Applied Epistemology

    Edited by David Coady, James Chase

    While applied epistemology has been neglected for much of the twentieth century, it has seen emerging interest in recent years, with key thinkers in the field helping to put it on the Philosophical map. Although it is an old tradition, current technological and social developments have dramatically…

    Hardback – 2018-09-05 
    Routledge
    Routledge Handbooks in Philosophy

  • 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

  • Equality in Water and Sanitation Services

    Edited by Oliver Cumming, Tom Slaymaker

    There is growing acceptance that the progress delivered under the Millennium Development Goal target for drinking water and sanitation has been inequitable. As a result, the progressive reduction of inequalities is now an explicit focus of the Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) targets, adopted in…

    Paperback – 2018-07-30 
    Routledge
    Earthscan Water Text

  • 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 – 2018-06-12 
    Routledge
    Routledge Handbooks in Applied Ethics

  • Biotech Juggernaut

    Hope, Hype, and Hidden Agendas of Entrepreneurial BioScience

    By Tina Stevens, Stuart Newman

    Human genetic engineering programs are well underway, although most people are unaware of it and despite the fact that dozens of countries have banned human germline (i.e. egg and sperm) modifications. When bioentrepreneurs ask citizens to consider biotechnologies with the potential for affecting…

    Paperback – 2018-06-01 
    Routledge

  • Law, Palliative Care and Dying

    Legal and Ethical Challenges

    By John Lombard

    Law, Palliative Care and Dying critically examines the role of the legal framework in shaping the boundaries of palliative care practice. The work underlines the importance of a distinct legal framework for specialist palliative care which can provide clarity for both the healthcare professional…

    Hardback – 2018-05-17
    Routledge

  • 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

  • Marketisation, Ethics and Healthcare

    Policy, Practice and Moral Formation

    Edited by Therese Feiler, Joshua Hordern, Andrew Papanikitas

    How does the market affect and redefine healthcare? The marketisation of Western healthcare systems has now proceeded well into its fourth decade. But the nature and meaning of the phenomenon has become increasingly opaque amidst changing discourses, policies and institutional structures. Moreover,…

    Hardback – 2018-01-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Key Themes in Health and Society

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