Ethical Issues in Modern Medicine: Contemporary Readings in Bioethics

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Ethical Issues in Modern Medicine: Contemporary Readings in Bioethics - A doody's core title for 2015!ethical issues in modern medicine: contemporary Readings in Bioethics, Eighth Edition, is a comprehensive, state-of-the-art anthology that covers both traditional and emerging issues in the field of biomedical ethics with engaging case studies and reflective papers written by leading scholars.

. This eighth edition has been thoroughly updated to include the most important recent contributions to contemporary debates, and all selections have been subjected to the editors’ exacting standards for both scholarly quality and teachability.





Life's Dominion: An Argument About Abortion, Euthanasia, and Individual Freedom

Vintage - Do these acts violate some fundamental "right to life"? Or are the objections against them based on the belief that human life is sacred? Combining incisive moral reasoning and close readings of indicidual court decisions with a majestic interpretation of the U. S. Internationally renowned lawyer and philosopher Ronald Dworkin addresses the crucially related acts of abortion and euthanasia in a brilliantly original book that examines their meaning in a nation that prizes both life and individual liberty.

From Roe v. Constitution itself, dworkin gives us a work that is absolutely essential for anyone who cares about the legal status of human life. Wade to the legal battle over the death of Nancy Cruzan, no issues have opened greater rifts in American society than those of abortion and euthanasia. At the heart of life's Dominion is Dworkin's inquest into why abortion and euthanasia provoke such controversy.





Medical Ethics: A Very Short Introduction Very Short Introductions

Oxford University Press - This area of ethics covers a wide range of issues, as well as including management issues such as resource allocation, from mental health to reproductive medicine, and has proven to hold enduring interest for the general public as well as the medical practitioner. This very short introduction provides an invaluable tool with which to think about the ethical values that lie at the heart of medicine.

This new edition explores the ethical reasoning we can use to approach medical ethics, and discussing how argument, introducing the most important 'tools' of ethical reasoning, thought experiments, and intuition can be combined in the consideration of medical ethics. They also contemplate the increasingly important place of medical ethics in the wider social context, but also policy, particularly in this age of globalization, discussions in the media, pressure group and activism settings, not only in healthcare practice, and in legal judgments.

About the series: the very short Introductions series from Oxford University Press contains hundreds of titles in almost every subject area. Considering its practical application, Tony Hope and Michael Dunn explore how medical ethics supports health professionals through the growing use of ethics expertise in clinical settings.

Medical Ethics: A Very Short Introduction Very Short Introductions - The issues of medical ethics, from moral quandaries of euthanasia and the morality of killing to political dilemmas like fair healthcare distribution, are rarely out of today's media. Our expert authors combine facts, new ideas, analysis, perspective, and enthusiasm to make interesting and challenging topics highly readable.

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Wong's Nursing Care of Infants and Children

Mosby - This longtime bestseller provides an evidence-based, clinical perspective that shows how the quality of nursing care can impact quality patient outcomes. New quality indicator boxes paint a bigger picture of hospitals and how they look at quality and safety. A focus on family-centered care emphasizes the role and influence of the family in health and illness with a separate chapter and Family-Centered Care boxes.

Emergency treatment boxes serve as a quick reference in critical situations. Pathophysiology Reviews explain complicated disease processes with illustrated summary boxes. Quality patient outcomes are discussed for major childhood diseases and disorders, showing how nursing care directly impacts patient outcomes.

Wong's Nursing Care of Infants and Children - Nursing tips include helpful hints and practical, clinical information. Critical thinking Case Studies help you test and develop your own analytical skills. Cultural Considerations provide cultural tips from clinical experts. Updated! oxygen and carbon dioxide exchange information is now included throughout the text.

Expanded! updated accidental poisoning section now includes cleaning solutions and liquid from e-cigarettes. Updated! new impact of chronic illness, disability, or End of Life Care for the Child and Family chapter thoroughly combines two previous chapters. Updated! integumentary dysfunction content now appears as chapter 32.





The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks

Broadway Books - Rebecca Skloot Author. The immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks. She was a poor black tobacco farmer whose cells—taken without her knowledge in 1951—became one of the most important tools in medicine, gene mapping, vital for developing the polio vaccine, cloning, and more. Henrietta's cells have been bought and sold by the billions, yet she remains virtually unknown, and her family can't afford health insurance.

This phenomenal new york times bestseller tells a riveting story of the collision between ethics, race, and medicine; of scientific discovery and faith healing; and of a daughter consumed with questions about the mother she never knew. Now an hbo® film starring oprah winfrey and rose byrne#1 new yoRK TIMES BESTSELLERHer name was Henrietta Lacks, but scientists know her as HeLa.





Ethics and Health Care: An Introduction Cambridge Applied Ethics

Cambridge University Press - The immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks. Who should have access to assisted reproductive technologies? which one of many seriously ill patients should be offered the next available transplant organ? When may a surrogate decision maker decide to withdraw life-prolonging measures from an unconscious patient? Questions like these feature prominently in the field of health care ethics and in the education of health care professionals.

Rebecca Skloot Author. Topics range widely, from confidentiality and truthfulness to end-of-life care and research on human subjects. Ethics and health care will be a vital resource for students of applied ethics, bioethics, health law and medical sociology, as well as students of medicine, professional ethics, nursing and other health care professions.

Ethics and Health Care: An Introduction Cambridge Applied Ethics - This book provides a concise introduction to the major concepts, principles and issues in health care ethics, using case studies throughout to illustrate and analyse challenging ethical issues in contemporary health care.





A Rulebook for Arguments

Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. - This timely fifth edition of a rulebook for arguments sharpens an already-classic text, adding updated examples and a new chapter on public debates that provides rules for the etiquette and ethics of sound public dialogue as well as clear and sound thinking in general. The immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks.

From academic writing to personal and public discourse, the need for good arguments and better ways of arguing is greater than ever before. Rebecca Skloot Author.





Teamwork, Leadership and Communication: Collaboration Basics for Health Professionals

Brush Education - This practical, straightforward guide presents the basic skills, attitudes, and knowledge needed for successful interprofessional collaboration in healthcare. The immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks. It provides exceptional learning support for classes, working groups, and self-study. This guide brings together in one volume basic collaboration competencies for healthcare professionals.

Collaboration is fundamental to quality healthcare, and many regulatory bodies and accrediting agencies now have standards and benchmarks for interprofessional collaboration. Teamwork, leadership and Communication serves both as an introduction for novices and as a refresher for experienced practitioners.

Teamwork, Leadership and Communication: Collaboration Basics for Health Professionals - Topics include: group dynamics team structures Decision making Shared leadership Conflict management Communication in small groups Stereotyping Liability Rebecca Skloot Author.





Neuroscience

Sinauer Associates is an imprint of Oxford University Press - Each new book includes a one-year subscription to Sylvius 4 Online. The book's length and accessible writing style make it suitable for both medical students and undergraduate neuroscience courses. This comprehensive textbook provides a balance of animal and human studies to discuss the dynamic field of neuroscience from cellular signaling to cognitive function.

The immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks. Rebecca Skloot Author.





Visual Essentials of Anatomy & Physiology

Pearson - Visual essentials of anatomy & physiology combines a visual approach with a modular organization to deliver an easy-to-use and time-efficient book that uniquely meets the needs of today’s students—without sacrificing the coverage of A&P topics required for careers in nursing and other allied health professions.

This book is geared toward students enrolled in a one–semester A&P course. Rebecca Skloot Author. Great tool for teaching visual a must have product. The immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks.





The Elements of Moral Philosophy

McGraw-Hill Education - Mcgraw-hill connect® is a subscription-based learning service accessible online through your personal computer or tablet. Thirteen thought-provoking chapters introduce readers to major moral concepts and theories in philosophy through clear, understandable explanations and compelling discussions. Instructors and students can now access their course content through the Connect digital learning platform by purchasing either standalone Connect access or a bundle of print and Connect access.

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The elements of moral philosophy by James Rachels and Stuart Rachels is a best-selling text for undergraduate courses in ethics. The immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks. This binder-ready, loose-leaf version includes free shipping.