Books in category Medical – Ethics

  • Ethical Problems and Genetics Practice

    Ethical Problems and Genetics Practice
    Michael Parker

    This book is essential reading for anyone interested in the ethical issues arising in everyday genetics practice.

  • Trusting Doctors

    Trusting Doctors
    Jonathan B. Imber

    "–Daniel Callahan, cofounder of the Hastings Center "Doctors and people who have no choice but to trust doctors–which means all of us–need to read this book.

  • Slow Cures and Bad Philosophers

    Slow Cures and Bad Philosophers
    Carl Elliott

    Inspired by a philosopher who deplored “professional philosophy,” this work brings some startling insights and clarifications to contemporary ethical problems posed by the realities of modern medicine. Contributors.

  • Institutional Integrity in Health Care

    Institutional Integrity in Health Care
    Ana Smith Iltis

    This volume addresses the nature of health care organizational ethics, including such issues as corporate fraud and institutional moral integrity, and covers the broad range of issues that must be addressed for a coherent discussion of …

  • Medical Technologies in Neurosurgery

    Medical Technologies in Neurosurgery
    Christopher Nimsky, Rudolf Fahlbusch

    The tremendous progress evolving in medical technologies in recent years increasingly influences our daily neurological practice. Ethical aspects in the application of technologies from differing viewpoints are discussed in detail.

  • Naturalism in the Philosophy of Health

    Naturalism in the Philosophy of Health
    Élodie Giroux

    Today, the predominant naturalist theory of health is still Boorse’s biostatistical theory. This volume offers the first comprehensive review and critical assessment of the nature and status of naturalism in the philosophy of health.

  • Frankenstein

    Frankenstein
    Susan E. Lederer

    Frankenstein: Penetrating the Secrets of Nature accompanies a traveling exhibit of the same name. This lavishly illustrated volume begins by highlighting Shelley's novel and the context in which she conceived it.

  • Guide to the Code of Ethics for Nurses

    Guide to the Code of Ethics for Nurses
    Marsha Diane Mary Fowler

    This book explains the specific implications of the ANA Code of Ethics.

  • Medical Ethics A Very Short Introduction

    Medical Ethics: A Very Short Introduction
    Tony Hope

    ABOUT THE SERIES: The Very Short Introductions series from Oxford University Press contains hundreds of titles in almost every subject area. These pocket-sized books are the perfect way to get ahead in a new subject quickly.

  • Competence to Consent

    Competence to Consent
    Becky Cox White

    In this book, Becky Cox White provides a concise introduction to the key practical, philosophical, and moral issues involved in competence to consent.

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