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  • Is Death Ever Preferable to Life?

    Is Death Ever Preferable to Life?
    av Ian Olver

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789048161782

    This is an original contribution to the much debated area of the value that we should place on human life. With the euthanasia issue highlighted in the public arena this book argues for a non-absolutist highest value on life ethic and how that fits…

  • Futures of Reproduction

    Futures of Reproduction
    av Catherine Mills

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789400736337

    Issues in reproductive ethics, such as the capacity of parents to 'choose children', present challenges to philosophical ideas of freedom, responsibility and harm. This book responds to these challenges by proposing a new framework for thinking abou…

  • Death's Values and Obligations: A Pragmatic Framework

    Death's Values and Obligations: A Pragmatic Framework
    av Dennis R. Cooley

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789402406726

    This book brings together the relevant interdisciplinary and method elements needed to form a conceptual framework that is both pragmatic and rigorous. By using the best and often the latest, work in thanatology, psychology, neuroscience, sociology,…

  • A Life (Un)Worthy of Living

    A Life (Un)Worthy of Living
    av Yael Hashiloni-Dolev

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781402052170

    This book presents the findings of a study into the social shaping of reproductive genetics in Germany and Israel. The study reveals dramatic differences between German and Israeli societies in addressing the question of a life (un)worthy of living.…

  • Efficiency, Justice and Care

    Efficiency, Justice and Care
    av Yvonne Denier

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789048173112

    This book attempts to answer the question how health care can be incorporated into a comprehensive theory of justice, while realising an acceptable balance between efficiency, justice and care. It seems to be that we can have any two but not all thr…

  • Athletic Enhancement, Human Nature and Ethics

    Athletic Enhancement, Human Nature and Ethics

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789400751002

    The book provides an in-depth discussion on the human nature concept from different perspectives and from different disciplines, analyzing its use in the doping debate and researching its normative overtones. The relation between natural talent and…

  • Athletic Enhancement, Human Nature and Ethics

    Athletic Enhancement, Human Nature and Ethics

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789400795334

    The book provides an in-depth discussion on the human nature concept from different perspectives and from different disciplines, analyzing its use in the doping debate and researching its normative overtones. The relation between natural talent and…

  • Moral Equality, Bioethics, and the Child

    Moral Equality, Bioethics, and the Child
    av Claudia Wiesemann

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783319324005

    Presenting real life cases from clinical practice, this book claims that children can be conceived of as moral equals without ignoring the fact that they still are children and in need of strong family relationships. Drawing upon recent advances in…

  • Genetics and Ethics in Global Perspective

    Genetics and Ethics in Global Perspective
    av Dorothy C. Wertz

    Inbunden - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781402017681

    Dorothy Wertz and John Fletcher pioneered the first international study of ethical and social issues in genetics in 18 nations. This book reports and discusses their second and more representative study in 36 nations. The survey focused on actual si…

  • The New Era of AIDS

    The New Era of AIDS
    av C. Kopp

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789048161874

    In the mid-1990s new treatment options introduced a new era of AIDS. This book is a sophisticated study of the shaping of this new era. Well informed by ethnographic as well as statistical data, it reveals the complex and ambiguous processes of chan…

  • Six Lives in Jerusalem

    Six Lives in Jerusalem
    av Randy L. Sturman

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789401037778

    whether the patient is suffering? Should the ability to think and reason be considered as the most important factor? For instance, should a patient with Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) who is mentally alert yet unable to move from the neck down…

  • Giving Death a Helping Hand

    Giving Death a Helping Hand

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789400786882

    Public policy surrounding the hotly debated issue of physician-assisted suicide is examined in detail. You'll find an analysis of the current legal standing and practice of physician-assisted suicide in several countries. Authors discuss the ethical…

  • Giving Death a Helping Hand

    Giving Death a Helping Hand

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781402064951

    Public policy surrounding the hotly debated issue of physician-assisted suicide is examined in detail. You'll find an analysis of the current legal standing and practice of physician-assisted suicide in several countries. Authors discuss the ethical…

  • Conscious in a Vegetative State? A Critique of the PVS Concept

    Conscious in a Vegetative State? A Critique of the PVS Concept
    av Peter McCullagh

    Inbunden - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781402026294

    Having been originally introduced as a term to facilitate discussion of a specific group of patients regarded as entering a state of unawareness following coma, the 'Persistent Vegetative State' (PVS) has established itself as an apparently discrete…

  • The Ethics of Research with Human Subjects

    The Ethics of Research with Human Subjects
    av David B. Resnik

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783319687551

    This book provides a framework for approaching ethical and policy dilemmas in research with human subjects from the perspective of trust. It explains how trust is important not only between investigators and subjects but also between and among other…

  • Harming Future Persons

    Harming Future Persons

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789400726048

    Melinda A. Roberts and David T. Wasserman 1 Purpose of this Collection What are our obligations with respect to persons who have not yet, and may not ever, come into existence? Few of us believe that we can wrong those whom we leave out of existence…

  • Harming Future Persons

    Harming Future Persons

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781402056963

    Melinda A. Roberts and David T. Wasserman 1 Purpose of this Collection What are our obligations with respect to persons who have not yet, and may not ever, come into existence? Few of us believe that we can wrong those whom we leave out of existence…

  • The Variables of Moral Capacity

    The Variables of Moral Capacity

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789048166770

    Moral capacity is an important feature of what it means to be human. In this volume, the contributors have taken on the daunting task of trying to distinguish between legal and moral capacity. This distinction is difficult at times for clinicians, p…

  • Medical Benefit and the Human Lottery

    Medical Benefit and the Human Lottery
    av Duff R. Waring

    Inbunden - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781402029707

    Bioethicists, moral philosophers and social policy analysts have long debated about how we should decide who shall be saved with scarce, lifesaving resources when not all can be saved. It is often claimed that it is fairer to save younger persons an…

  • Legal Insanity: Explorations in Psychiatry, Law, and Ethics

    Legal Insanity: Explorations in Psychiatry, Law, and Ethics
    av Gerben Meynen

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783319831190

    This book examines core issues related to legal insanity, integrating perspectives from psychiatry, law, and ethics. Various criteria for insanity are analyzed and recommendations for forensic psychiatric and legal practice are offered. Many legal s…

  • Autonomy and Human Rights in Health Care

    Autonomy and Human Rights in Health Care

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789048174539

    This book offers a group of essays published in memory of David Thomasma, one of the leading humanists in the field of bioethics during the twentieth century. The authors represent many different countries and disciplines throughout the globe. The v…

  • Bioethics in Cultural Contexts

    Bioethics in Cultural Contexts

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789048170821

    CHRISTOPH REHMANN-SUTTER, MARCUS DUEWELL, DIETMAR MIETH When we placed "finitude", "limits of human existence" as a motto over a round of discussion on biomedicine and bioethics (which led to this collection of essays) we did not know how far this w…

  • Advance Directives

    Advance Directives

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789401778992

    This volume gives an overview on the currently debated ethical issues regarding advance directives from an international perspective. It focuses on a wider understanding of the known and widely accepted concept of patient self-determination for futu…

  • Ethics and Intersex

    Ethics and Intersex

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789048171071

    This collection of 21 articles is designed to serve as a state-of-the art reference book for intersexuals, their parents, health care professionals, ethics committee members, and anyone interested in problems associated with intersexuality. It fills…

  • Organ Transplantation in Times of Donor Shortage

    Organ Transplantation in Times of Donor Shortage

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783319347547

    This book analyzes the reasons for organ shortage and ventures innovative ideas for approaching this problem. It presents 29 contributions from a highly interdisciplinary group of world experts and upcoming professionals in the field. Every year tho…

  • Doctors and Torture

    Doctors and Torture
    av Wanda Teays

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783030225193

    This book brings into sharp relief the extent to which the medical profession has enabled or participated in actions that are at moral crossroads. Physical and psychological abuse and violations of medical codes have already been brought to light by…

  • Public Health Policy and Ethics

    Public Health Policy and Ethics

    Inbunden - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781402017629

    Public Health Policy and Ethics brings together philosophers and practitioners to address the foundations and principles upon which public health policy may be advanced. What is the basis that justifies public health in the first place? Why should i…

  • Public Health Policy and Ethics

    Public Health Policy and Ethics

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781402017636

    Public Health Policy and Ethics brings together philosophers and practitioners to address the foundations and principles upon which public health policy may be advanced. What is the basis that justifies public health in the first place? Why should i…

  • International Public Health Policy and Ethics

    International Public Health Policy and Ethics

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781402086168

    Public Health Policy and Ethics brings together philosophers and practitioners to address the foundations and principles upon which public health policy may be advanced - especially in the international arena. What is the basis that justifies public…

  • International Public Health Policy and Ethics

    International Public Health Policy and Ethics

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789400791350

    Public Health Policy and Ethics brings together philosophers and practitioners to address the foundations and principles upon which public health policy may be advanced - especially in the international arena. What is the basis that justifies public…

  • Bioethics in the Pediatric ICU: Ethical Dilemmas Encountered in the Care of Critically Ill Children

    Bioethics in the Pediatric ICU: Ethical Dilemmas Encountered in the Care of Critically Ill Children
    av Laura Miller-Smith

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783030009427

    This book examines the many ethical issues that are encountered in the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU). It supports pediatricians, nurses, residents, and other providers in their daily management of critically ill children with the dilemmas tha…

  • Ethics and Intersex

    Ethics and Intersex

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781402043130

    This collection of 21 articles is designed to serve as a state-of-the art reference book for intersexuals, their parents, health care professionals, ethics committee members, and anyone interested in problems associated with intersexuality. It fills…

  • Parental Responsibility in the Context of Neuroscience and Genetics

    Parental Responsibility in the Context of Neuroscience and Genetics

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783319428321

    Should parents aim to make their children as normal as possible to increase their chances to "fit in"? Are neurological and mental health conditions a part of children's identity and if so, should parents aim to remove or treat these? Should they ai…

  • Disability in Islamic Law

    Disability in Islamic Law
    av Vardit Rispler-Chaim

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789048172665

    The book analyzes attitudes to people with various disabilities based on Muslim jurists' works in the Middle Ages and the modern era. Very little has been written so far on people with disabilities in a general Islamic context, much less in referenc…

  • Acceptable Risk in Biomedical Research

    Acceptable Risk in Biomedical Research
    av Sigmund Simonsen

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789400726772

    This book is the first major work that addresses a core question in biomedical research: the question of acceptable risk. The acceptable level of risks is regulated by the requirement of proportionality in biomedical research law, which state that t…

  • Conscious in a Vegetative State? A Critique of the PVS Concept

    Conscious in a Vegetative State? A Critique of the PVS Concept
    av Peter McCullagh

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789048166916

    Having been originally introduced as a term to facilitate discussion of a specific group of patients regarded as entering a state of unawareness following coma, the 'Persistent Vegetative State' (PVS) has established itself as an apparently discrete…

  • Bioethical Decision Making and Argumentation

    Bioethical Decision Making and Argumentation

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783319828190

    This book clarifies the meaning of the most important and pervasive concepts and tools in bioethical argumentation (principles, values, dignity, rights, duties, deliberation, prudence) and assesses the methodological suitability of the main methods…

  • Globalization and Health

    Globalization and Health

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789048170678

    Within contemporary society, globalization has emerged as a key concern at the centre of ethical, legal and policy debates relating to health care. Conflicts between public interests and individual rights, the challenge of regulating health professi…

  • The Philosophy and Practice of Medicine and Bioethics

    The Philosophy and Practice of Medicine and Bioethics
    av Barbara Maier

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789400734081

    This book challenges the unchallenged methods in medicine, such as "evidence-based medicine," which claim to be, but often are not, scientific. It completes medical care by adding the comprehensive humanistic perspectives and philosophy of medicine.…

  • The Philosophy and Practice of Medicine and Bioethics

    The Philosophy and Practice of Medicine and Bioethics
    av Barbara Maier

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789048188666

    This book challenges the unchallenged methods in medicine, such as "evidence-based medicine," which claim to be, but often are not, scientific. It completes medical care by adding the comprehensive humanistic perspectives and philosophy of medicine.…

  • A Revised Consent Model for the Transplantation of Face and Upper Limbs: Covenant Consent

    A Revised Consent Model for the Transplantation of Face and Upper Limbs: Covenant Consent
    av James L. Benedict

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783319563992

    This book supports the emerging field of vascularized composite allotransplantation (VCA) for face and upper-limb transplants by providing a revised, ethically appropriate consent model which takes into account what is actually required of facial an…

  • A Critical Examination of Ethics in Health Care and Biomedical Research

    A Critical Examination of Ethics in Health Care and Biomedical Research
    av Richard M. Zaner

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783319382517

    This book is a critical examination of certain basic issues and themes crucial to understanding how ethics currently interfaces with health care and biomedical research. Beginning with an overview of the field, it proceeds through a delineation of s…

  • Mental Health in South Asia: Ethics, Resources, Programs and Legislation

    Mental Health in South Asia: Ethics, Resources, Programs and Legislation

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789402400533

    Asia is by far the largest continent in the world in terms of area with population exceeding 3.5 billion and has dozens of cultures, religions, languages and ethnic groups. As a result of its highly varied political systems, Asia also spawns a wide…

  • Changing Landscape of Academic Women's Health Care in the United States

    Changing Landscape of Academic Women's Health Care in the United States

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789400709300

    Since 2005 a dozen states and more than 15 specialties have reported a physician shortage or anticipate one in the next few years. This anticipated shortage and a worsening of physician distribution are compounded by a projected increased demand for…

  • Changing Landscape of Academic Women's Health Care in the United States

    Changing Landscape of Academic Women's Health Care in the United States

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789400735781

    Since 2005 a dozen states and more than 15 specialties have reported a physician shortage or anticipate one in the next few years. This anticipated shortage and a worsening of physician distribution are compounded by a projected increased demand for…

  • Ethical Issues in Pediatric Organ Transplantation

    Ethical Issues in Pediatric Organ Transplantation

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783319291833

    This book offers a theoretical and practical overview of the specific ethical and legal issues in pediatric organ transplantation. Written by a team of leading experts, Ethical Issues in Pediatric Organ Transplantation addresses those difficult ethi…

  • Ethical and Legal Perspectives in Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD)

    Ethical and Legal Perspectives in Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD)

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783319717548

    This book discusses how to deal ethically with people with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) in the police, courts and correctional services. Ethical and legal issues associated with the deficits of individuals with a brain disorders such as FA…

  • Genetics and Ethics in Global Perspective

    Genetics and Ethics in Global Perspective
    av Dorothy C. Wertz

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781402028809

    Dorothy Wertz and John Fletcher pioneered the first international study of ethical and social issues in genetics in 18 nations. This book reports and discusses their second and more representative study in 36 nations. The survey focused on actual si…

  • Rethinking Rural Health Ethics

    Rethinking Rural Health Ethics
    av Christy Simpson

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783319608099

    This book challenges readers to rethink rural health ethics. Traditional approaches to health ethics are often urban-centric, making implicit assumptions about how values and norms apply in health care practice, and as such may fail to take into acc…

  • Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders in Adults: Ethical and Legal Perspectives

    Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders in Adults: Ethical and Legal Perspectives

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783319372518

    This book discusses and provides insight on the legal and ethical dilemmas of managing those with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD). This book provides a clear perspective for those clinicians and legal professionals who are working with those…

  • The AIDS Crisis and the Modern Self

    The AIDS Crisis and the Modern Self
    av S. Rinken

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789048154845

    In industrialized countries, HIV/AIDS is now increasingly perceived as a chronic condition. Yet initially, before combination therapy became available, this pandemic was widely associated with premature or even imminent death. Receiving the diagnosi…

  • Ethics in Psychiatry

    Ethics in Psychiatry

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789400733039

    Ethics in Psychiatry: (1) presents a comprehensive review of ethical issues arising in psychiatric care and research; (2) relates ethical issues to changes and challenges of society; (3) examines the application of general ethics to specific psychia…

  • Disability in Islamic Law

    Disability in Islamic Law
    av Vardit Rispler-Chaim

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781402050510

    The book analyzes attitudes to people with various disabilities based on Muslim jurists' works in the Middle Ages and the modern era. Very little has been written so far on people with disabilities in a general Islamic context, much less in referenc…

  • Futures of Reproduction

    Futures of Reproduction
    av Catherine Mills

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789400714267

    Issues in reproductive ethics, such as the capacity of parents to 'choose children', present challenges to philosophical ideas of freedom, responsibility and harm. This book responds to these challenges by proposing a new framework for thinking abou…

  • Determinants of Health: Theory, Understanding, Portrayal, Policy

    Determinants of Health: Theory, Understanding, Portrayal, Policy
    av Matthew J. Commers

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789048160976

    For decades, health professionals have asserted the importance of public participation in interventions for health. Medicine has pursued patient participation in clinical decision-making. In the public health realm, target groups have been asked to…

  • Advance Directives: Rethinking Regulation, Autonomy & Healthcare Decision-Making

    Advance Directives: Rethinking Regulation, Autonomy & Healthcare Decision-Making
    av Hui Yun Chan

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783030009755

    This book offers a new perspective on advance directives through a combined legal, ethical and philosophical inquiry. In addition to making a significant and novel theoretical contribution to the field, the book has an interdisciplinary and internat…

  • Monstrous Crimes and the Failure of Forensic Psychiatry

    Monstrous Crimes and the Failure of Forensic Psychiatry
    av John Douard

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789400796058

    The metaphor of the monster or predator-usually a sexual predator, drug dealer in areas frequented by children, or psychopathic murderer-is a powerful framing device in public discourse about how the criminal justice system should respond to serious…

  • Monstrous Crimes and the Failure of Forensic Psychiatry

    Monstrous Crimes and the Failure of Forensic Psychiatry
    av John Douard

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789400752788

    The metaphor of the monster or predator-usually a sexual predator, drug dealer in areas frequented by children, or psychopathic murderer-is a powerful framing device in public discourse about how the criminal justice system should respond to serious…