New Perspectives In Health Care Ethics

Author by : Rosemarie Tong
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Publisher by : Prentice Hall
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Description : Tong, a well-known biomedical ethicist, combines medical ethics, bioethics, and her own unique insights to provide a comprehensive survey of contemporary health care ethics issues. KEY TOPICS: Among the topics discussed in this book are complementary and alternative medicine; contraception and sterilization; infertility and assisted reproduction; and surrogate motherhood; genetic testing (screening and counseling); genetic therapy; biomedical and behavioral research; and euthanasia and assisted suicide. MARKET: A useful reference work for those in the health care industry.


New Perspectives On Paternalism And Health Care

Author by : Thomas Schramme
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Publisher by : Springer
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Description : This work sets the stage regarding debates about paternalism and health care for years to come. The anthology is organized around four parts: i) The concept of paternalism and theoretical issues regarding the idea of anti-paternalism, ii) strategies for justifying different forms of paternalism, iii) paternalism in psychiatry and psychotherapy, iv) paternalism and public health, and v) paternalism and reproductive medicine. Medical paternalism was arguably one of the main drivers of debates in medical ethics and has led to a wide acknowledgement of the value of patient autonomy. However, more recent developments in health care, such as the increasing significance of public health measures and the commercialization of medical services, have led to new social circumstances and hence to the need to rethink issues regarding paternalism. This work provides an invaluable source for many scholars and practitioners, since it deals in new and original ways with one of the main and oldest issue in health care ethics.​


Feminist Perspectives In Medical Ethics

Author by : Helen B. Holmes
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Publisher by : Indiana University Press
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Description : The fields of medical ethics and women's studies have experienced unprecedented growth. This work aims to show how a feminist perspective advances biomedical ethics. It uncovers inconsistencies in traditional arguments and argues for the importance of hitherto ignored factors in decision making.


New Perspectives In Health Care For Older Americans

Author by : United States. Congress. House. Select Committee on Aging. Subcommittee on Health and Long-Term Care
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The Ethics Of Gender Specific Disease

Author by : Mary Ann Gardell Cutter
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Publisher by : Routledge
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Description : Our understanding of gender carries significant bioethical implications. An errant account of gender-specific disease can lead to overgeneralizations, undergeneralizations, and misdiagnoses. It can also lead to problems in the structure of health-care delivery, the creation of policy, and the development of clinical curricula. In this volume, Cutter argues that gender-specific disease and related bioethical discourses are philosophically integrative. Gender-specific disease is integrative because the descriptive roles of gender, disease, and their relation are inextricably tied to their prescriptive roles within frames of reference. An integrative account of gender-specific disease carries ethical implications because our understanding of gender-specific disease is evaluative, and our evaluations of gender-specific disease entail judgments concerning the praiseworthiness and blameworthiness of a clinical event. Cutter supports a "both/and" emphasis on context and integration in relation to gender-specific disease and bioethical analyses. While the text mainly focuses on gender-specific diseases that affect women, Cutter also includes examples involving men, children, and members of the LGBT community.


New Perspectives In Accounting Ethics

Author by : Emerald Group Publishing Limited
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Publisher by : Emerald Group Publishing
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Description : New Perspectives in Accounting Ethics is a unique collection of articles that represent the very highest level of scholarship and identifies emerging themes in the field. These include the following: - Accounting and Sustainability - Corporate Social Responsibility - Whistleblowing


Cross Cultural Perspectives In Medical Ethics

Author by : Robert M. Veatch
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Publisher by : Jones & Bartlett Learning
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Description : Cross- Cultural Perspectives in Medical Ethics, Second Edition, is an anthology of the latest and best readings on the medical ethics of as many of the major religious, philosophical, and medical traditions that are available today.


Health Care Law And Ethics

Author by : Mark A. Hall
Languange : en
Publisher by : Wolters Kluwer
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Description : Health Care Law and Ethics is the definitive casebook for covering all aspects of the dynamic field of health care law, including thought-provoking discussions of topical and controversial subject such as gene patenting and DNA banks. Its relationship-oriented approach is accessible and builds logically from ethics of the patient/provider relationship through to state and institutional involvement in health care. Drawing on current and classic case law, this text is appropriate for survey and specialized law school classes on health care law. The three soft-bound "splits", covering medical malpractice and treatment relationships; bioethics and public health and regulation; and insurance law and corporate law, make the material readily adaptable for more specialized course focus. The Eighth Edition has been thoroughly updated and includes new material on all aspects of the controversial Affordable Care Act, new case law and discussion of legislative responses to developments in biotech, and updates for HIPPA and the international aspects of public health. Features: Comprehensive coverage of key areas of health care law, including: Health care reform. Federalism and constitutional issues. Consumer-driven health care and health savings accounts. Prescription drug coverage. Accountable care organizations. Medical malpractice reform. Physician aid in dying. Genetics. Integrates public health and ethics issues and features clear notes that provide context, smooth transitions between cases, and background information. Relationship-oriented organization flows from provider/patient to provider/patient/state to provider/state/institutions. Highly sophisticated yet accessible treatment of current case law, trends, and issues. Adaptable for survey or specialized courses. 3 soft-bound "splits" focus on coverage of: Medical malpractice and treatment relationships. Bioethics and public health. Regulation, insurance and corporate law. The revised Eighth Edition has been thoroughly updated to include: Coverage of the Affordable Care Act, including: Overview and politics of enactment. Constitutional challenges. Insurance exchanges and regulation. Medicaid expansions and Medicare amendments. Accountable care organizations. Comparative effectiveness studies. Cost containment. Updated coverage of all topics, including end-of-life. Recent developments and case law in biotech, including: Stem-cell research (Sherley v. Sebelius). Patenting genes (Ass'n. for Molecular Pathology v. U.S. Patent and Trademark Office). DNA biobanks. New discussions of confidentiality and informed consent, including HIPPA coverage and enforcement, and research on DNA and biobanks. Legislative and judicial responses to posthumous reproduction and anonymity for gene donors, and the challenges of international reproductive tourism. Updated coverage of: PrEP (pre-exposure prophylaxis) for persons at risk for HIV infection. Public health measures and legislation related to obesity and nutrition. International aspects of public health, including the Millennium Goals, WHO reform, and efforts to improve global health governance.


An Introductory Philosophy Of Medicine

Author by : James A. Marcum
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Publisher by : Springer Science & Business Media
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Description : In this book the author explores the shifting philosophical boundaries of modern medical knowledge and practice occasioned by the crisis of quality-of-care, especially in terms of the various humanistic adjustments to the biomedical model. To that end he examines the metaphysical, epistemological, and ethical boundaries of these medical models. He begins with their metaphysics, analyzing the metaphysical positions and presuppositions and ontological commitments upon which medical knowledge and practice is founded. Next, he considers the epistemological issues that face these medical models, particularly those driven by methodological procedures undertaken by epistemic agents to constitute medical knowledge and practice. Finally, he examines the axiological boundaries and the ethical implications of each model, especially in terms of the physician-patient relationship. In a concluding Epilogue, he discusses how the philosophical analysis of the humanization of modern medicine helps to address the crisis-of-care, as well as the question of “What is medicine?” The book’s unique features include a comprehensive coverage of the various topics in the philosophy of medicine that have emerged over the past several decades and a philosophical context for embedding bioethical discussions. The book’s target audiences include both undergraduate and graduate students, as well as healthcare professionals and professional philosophers. “This book is the 99th issue of the Series Philosophy and Medicine...and it can be considered a crown of thirty years of intensive and dynamic discussion in the field. We are completely convinced that after its publication, it can be finally said that undoubtedly the philosophy of medicine exists as a special field of inquiry.”


Ethics In Health Administration A Practical Approach For Decision Makers

Author by : Eileen E. Morrison
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Publisher by : Jones & Bartlett Publishers
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Description : Ethics in Health Administration translates the principles and practice of ethics into usable information for application to the real world of health care administration. Based on a model that centers on the administrators’ role in practice-based ethics, this text also recognizes influences that impact their ethics in decision making. Fictional cases based on real world events help to emphasize chapter content and make it interesting for the learner. Each chapter contains at least two cases for class discussion, as well as references and websites. The Second Edition is a thorough revision that includes urther clarification of terms, new cases, new information on patient-centered care, new information on disaster planning, new material on the culture of compassion, updated instructor resources, and more.


Health Professional As Educator Principles Of Teaching And Learning

Author by : Susan B. Bastable
Languange : en
Publisher by : Jones & Bartlett Learning
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Description : Written for health professionals, the Second Edition of Health Professional as Educator: Principles of Teaching and Learning focuses on the daily education of patients, clients, fellow colleagues, and students in both clinical and classroom settings. Written by renowned educators and authors from a wide range of health backgrounds, this comprehensive text not only covers teaching and learning techniques, but reinforces concepts with strategies, learning styles, and teaching plans. The Second Edition focuses on a range of audiences making it an excellent resource for those in all healthcare professions, regardless of level of educational program. Comprehensive in its scope and depth of information, students will learn to effectively educate patients, students, and colleagues throughout the course of their careers.


Analyzing Violence Against Women

Author by : Wanda Teays
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Publisher by : Springer
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Description : This timely anthology brings into sharp relief the extent of violence against women. Its range is global and far reaching in terms of the number of victims. There are deeply entrenched values that need to be rooted out and laid bare. This text offers a philosophical analysis of the problem, with important insights from the various contributors. Topics range from sexual assault to media violence, prostitution and pornography, domestic violence, and sexual harassment. Each of the four parts include essays which tackle these issues and provide us with tools for bringing about change. The philosophical approaches to the topic give readers insight into the harms of interpersonal violence and its impact on the lives of its victims. Analyzing Violence Against Women calls us to examine public policies and work for systemic change. In the process, we are reminded that the concerns of the discipline of Philosophy encompasses issues with a wider scope. Students will especially benefit from seeing how the various authors grapple with this pressing issue and clarify why we need to bring about change.


Health Care Ethics

Author by : James R. Thobaben
Languange : en
Publisher by : InterVarsity Press
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Description : Founded on in-depth biblical studies and perceptive theological perspective, James Thobaben's book has given us a comprehensive treatment of the myriad ethical issues involved in health care. He addresses topics such as the nature of evangelical faith understanding illness family caring the role of health-care providers institutional considerations ethical issues related to reproduction death and dying Thobaben guides us into the realm of ethical discernment and decision-making by grasping the interconnections between health care in its various dimensions with the whole of true Christian living. If you are a student or pastor, or serving in the health-care professions, this monumental resource is for you.


New Perspectives On Technology Values And Ethics

Author by : Wenceslao J. Gonzalez
Languange : en
Publisher by : Springer
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Description : This book focuses on a key issue today: the role of values in technology, with special emphasis on ethical values. This topic involves the analysis of internal values in technology (as they affect objectives, processes, and outcomes) and the study of external values in technology (social, cultural, economic, ecological, etc.). These values — internal and external — are crucial to the decision making of engineers. In addition, they have increasing relevance for citizens concerned with the present and future state of technology, which gives society a leading position in technological issues. The book follows three main lines of research: 1) new perspectives on technology, values, and ethics; 2) rationality and responsibility in technology; and 3) technology and risks. This volume analyzes the two main sides involved here: the theoretical basis for the role of values in technology and a practical discussion on how to implement them in our society. Thus, the book is of interest for philosophers, engineers, academics of different fields and policy-makers. The style used lends itself to broad audience.​


Nursing Healthcare Ethics

Author by : Simon Robinson
Languange : en
Publisher by : Elsevier Health Sciences
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Description : Now in its sixth edition, this highly popular text covers the range of ethical issues affecting nurses and other healthcare professionals. Authors Simon Robinson and Owen Doody take a holistic and practical approach, focused in the dialogue of ethical decision making and how this connects professional, leadership and governance ethics in the modern healthcare environment. This focuses on the responsibility of professionals and leaders, and the importance of shared responsibility in the practice of healthcare. With a foreword by the eminent medical ethicist Alastair Campbell, the revised edition includes contemporary topics, such as the duty of candour, recent cases, such as the Mid Staffs scandal, and ethical perspectives on vulnerable groups, such as; persons with intellectual/learning disability, dementia and those with an enduring mental illness. It builds on professional identity and personal development as part of ongoing learning, individual and organizational, and provides interactive ways that helps the reader to develop reflective ethical practice. This text aims to enable ethical engagement with the ever changing healthcare environment, and is a must-have for anyone serious about ethics in healthcare. Holistic and practice relevant approach New perspectives on vulnerable groups, such as persons with intellectual/learning disability, dementia and those with an enduring mental illness Descriptive (including moral psychology) as well as normative ethical theory Promoting dialogue and engagement with practice, practitioners, patients and families Development of professional ethical skills Connecting professional ethics to leadership, governance and social ethics Highly accessible format Case studies/Scenarios presented within chapters and pause for thought exercises to promote dialogue and engagement Suitable for pre/post registration nurses, students, health care professionals


Social Science Perspectives On Medical Ethics

Author by : G. Weisz
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Publisher by : Springer Science & Business Media
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Description : Medical or hio- ethics has in recent years been a growth industry. Journals, Centers and Associations devoted to the subject proliferate. Medical schools seem increasingly to be filling rare positions in the humanities and social sciences with ethicists. Hardly a day passes without some media scrutiny of one or another ethical dilemma resulting from our new-found ability to transform the natural conditions of life. Although bioethics is a self-consciously interdisciplinary field, it has not attracted the collaboration of many social scientists. In fact, social scientists who specialize in the study of medicine have in many cases watched its development with a certain ambivalence. No one disputes the significance and often the painfulness of the issues and choices being addressed. But there is something about the way these issues are usually handled which seems somehow inappropri ate if not wrong-headed to one trained in a discipline like sociology or history. In their analyses of complex situations, ethicists often appear grandly oblivious to the social and cultural context in which these occur, and indeed to empirical referents of any sort. Nor do they seem very conscious of the cultural specificity of many of the values and procedures they utilize when making ethical judg ments. The unease felt by many in the social sciences was given articulate expression in a paper by Renee Fox and Judith Swazey which appeared in 1984.


New Perspectives In Japanese Bioethics

Author by : Alexandra Perry
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Publisher by : Cambridge Scholars Publishing
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Description : Post-war Japan has seen profound and rapid social change and transformation. One of the most visible areas of change in Japan has been medicine, and particularly the ethical practices and policies that guide medical decision-making. The formal discipline of bioethics, Seimei Rinri in Japanese, has grown by leaps and bounds since the late 1970s, when it began to appear in the curriculum and professional activities of Japanese medical schools and philosophy departments. The introduction of bioethics to Japan was timely, as innovation in medicine and technology was evolving in ways that revealed that the intersection of medicine, traditional Japanese values, and new cultural trends was an area of great moral complexity. In its infancy, bioethics in Japan was more or less an import from the United States, where the discipline took its roots. Quickly, however, it became clear that Japan’s history and tradition would call for a different approach, and the engagement of slightly different ethical issues. Organ transplantation, for example, sparked much greater controversy in Japan than it ever did in the United States. Today, Japan has one of the most dynamic bioethics programs in the world, and it is one that reflects both traditional Japanese culture and the need for inter-cultural engagement in an increasingly global world. Through a series of original chapters written by bioethicists and covering a range of ethical issues, this anthology shows that, in contrast to previous assumptions, Japanese bioethics has, in fact, taken on an identity that is undoubtedly separate from its American origins. Rich philosophical questions raised by medicine, human subjects research, and psychiatric care are being posed by scholars in a way that reflect Japanese tradition and is no longer simply reflective of, or shaped by, American traditions and philosophical problems. The book highlights and showcases these trends through a series of chapters written by some of the leading scholars in contemporary Japanese bioethics, many of whom were pioneers of the field when it began and are now nearing retirement.


Vulnerability

Author by : Catriona Mackenzie
Languange : en
Publisher by : Oxford University Press
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Description : This volume breaks new ground by investigating the ethics of vulnerability. Drawing on various ethical traditions, the contributors explore the nature of vulnerability, the responsibilities owed to the vulnerable, and by whom.


Morality And Justice

Author by : John-Stewart Gordon, Vytautas Magnus University, Kaunas, Lithuania
Languange : en
Publisher by : Lexington Books
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Description : The essays in this book engage the original and controversial claims from Michael Boylan's A Just Society. Each essay discusses Boylan's claims from a particular chapter and offers a critical analysis of these claims. Boylan responds to the essays in his lengthy and philosophically rich reply.


Contemporary Catholic Health Care Ethics

Author by : David F. Kelly
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Publisher by : Georgetown University Press
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Description : Contemporary Catholic Health Care Ethics, Second Edition, integrates theology, methodology, and practical application into a detailed and practical examination of the bioethical issues that confront students, scholars, and practitioners. Noted bioethicists Gerard Magill, Henk ten Have, and David F. Kelly contribute diverse backgrounds and experience that inform the richness of new material covered in this second edition. The book is organized into three sections: theology (basic issues underlying Catholic thought), methodology (how Catholic theology approaches moral issues, including birth control), and applications to current issues. New chapters discuss controversial end-of-life issues such as forgoing treatment, killing versus allowing patients to die, ways to handle decisions for incompetent patients, advance directives, and physician-assisted suicide. Unlike anthologies, the coherent text offers a consistent method in order to provide students, scholars, and practitioners with an understanding of ethical dilemmas as well as concrete examples to assist in the difficult decisions they must make on an everyday basis.


Nurse As Educator

Author by : Susan Bacorn Bastable
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Publisher by : Jones & Bartlett Learning
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Description : Nurse as Educator: Principles of Teaching and Learning for Nursing Practice, Fourth Edition prepares nurse educators, clinical nurse specialists, and nurse practitioners for their ever-increasing role in patient teaching, health education, health promotion, and nursing education. This text can be used in undergraduate or even graduate courses; one of the strengths of this text is that it is written in a style that enables students to easily understand new conceptsand readily apply them. Other strong features include coverage of the motivational and sociocultural differences that affect teaching and learning. The Fourth Edition of this best-selling text has been updated and revised to include the latest research and data in the field of nurse education. Nurse as Educator: Principles of Teaching and Learning for Nursing Practice, Fourth Edition is the text of choice in nursing education courses and programs, as well as for institutional and community-based settings. The text includes access to the Navigate Companion Website for students which features engaging learning tools. Updates to the new edition include discussion of the following:The IOM's new report The Future of Nursing: Leading Change Advancing Health New material on how to teach motor skill learningNational Action Plan around health literacy New content on the transgender populationUpdated formulas to measure patient health literacyCompletely revised chapter on Educating Learners with Disabilities This text is a must have for either undergraduate or graduate courses.


Nurse As Educator Principles Of Teaching And Learning For Nursing Practice

Author by : Bastable
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Publisher by : Jones & Bartlett Learning
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Description : urse as Educator: Principles of Teaching and Learning for Nursing Practice, Fifth Edition prepares nurse educators, clinical nurse specialists, and nurse practitioners for their ever-increasing role in patient teaching, health education, health promotion, and nursing education.


New Perspectives In Psychology

Author by : Gabriela M. Barrios
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Publisher by : Rex Bookstore, Inc.
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Essentials Of Patient Education

Author by : Bastable
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Publisher by : Jones & Bartlett Publishers
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Description : Essentials of Patient Education, Second Edition Includes Navigate 2 Advantage Access


Bioethics In A European Perspective

Author by : H.A. Ten Have
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Publisher by : Springer Science & Business Media
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Description : This book gives an overview of the most salient themes in present-day bioethics. The book focuses on perspectives typical for the European context. This highlights not only particular bioethical themes such as social justice, choices in health care, and health policy (e.g., in post-communist countries), it also emphasizes specific approaches in ethical theory, in relation to Continental philosophies such as phenomenology and hermeneutics.


The Morality And Global Justice Reader

Author by : Michael Boylan
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Publisher by : Routledge
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Description : This cutting-edge volume of original essays features a diverse, international team of prominent scholars examining issues of morality and justice within a global perspective. The chapters are grouped according to an integrative design that progresses from normative principles to normative theories to normative applications. Applications chapters address current significant and provocative topics such as poverty and the global economy; global health; religion; war; and gender, identity, and family. Distinguished philosopher and volume editor Michael Boylan provides a unifying introduction to each section. In addition, an abstract and list of key words provide readers with an informative entry into each reading. An engaging resource for all students of philosophy and politics, The Morality and Global Justice Reader not only offers an essential foundation of global justice and its policy implications, but also aims to inspire readers to positive action for change.


Co Existing In A Globalized World

Author by : Hassan Bashir
Languange : en
Publisher by : Lexington Books
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Description : The internationalization of professional practices and the export of western technology and higher education are accompanied by a need to establish international standards of ethics across different professions. This pioneering and provocative group of essays constitutes essential reading for those interested in understanding, formulating, and teaching ethical standards for professions in an international and particularly cross-cultural context.


African Perspectives On Ethics For Healthcare Professionals

Author by : Nico Nortjé
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Publisher by : Springer
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Description : This book focuses on ethical issues faced by a variety of healthcare practitioners across the Anglophone African continent. This important resource contains in-depth discussions of the most salient current ethical issues by experts in various healthcare fields. Each profession is described from both an African and a South African perspective, and thus contributes to dialogue and critical thinking around African ethics and decision-making. In this way the book provides readers with an understanding of the ethical issues at hand in various professions, including the practical implications of the ethical issues and how to address those effectively. This is a beneficial resource for all those involved in the various healthcare professions addressed in this book, including undergraduate students, lecturers, researchers and practitioners across the continent. Simply put, with the dynamic changes and challenges in healthcare across the globe and in Africa, this is an indispensable resource for healthcare practitioners.


Medicine And Society New Perspectives In Continental Philosophy

Author by : Darian Meacham
Languange : en
Publisher by : Springer
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Description : This volume addresses some of the most prominent questions in contemporary bioethics and philosophy of medicine: ‘liberal’ eugenics, enhancement, the normal and the pathological, the classification of mental illness, the relation between genetics, disease and the political sphere, the experience of illness and disability, and the sense of the subject of bioethical inquiry itself. All of these issues are addressed from a “continental” perspective, drawing on a rich tradition of inquiry into these questions in the fields of phenomenology, philosophical hermeneutics, French epistemology, critical theory and post-structuralism. At the same time, the contributions engage with the Anglo-American debate, resulting in a fruitful and constructive conversation that not only shows the depth and breadth of continental perspectives in bioethics and medicine, but also opens new avenues of discussion and exploration. For decades European philosophers have offered important insights into the relation between the practices of medicine, the concept of illness, and society more broadly understood. These interventions have generally striven to be both historically nuanced and accessible to non-experts. From Georges Canguilhem’s seminal The Normal and the Pathological, Michel Foucault’s lectures on madness, sexuality, and biopolitics, Hans Jonas’s deeply thoughtful essays on the right to die, life extension, and ethics in a technological age, Hans-Georg Gadamer’s lectures on The Enigma of Health, and more recently Jürgen Habermas’s carefully nuanced interventions on the question of liberal eugenics, these thinkers have sought to engage the wider public as much as their fellow philosophers on questions of paramount importance to current bioethical and social-political debate. The essays contained here continue this tradition of engagement and accessibility. In the best practices of European philosophy, the contributions in this volume aim to engage with and stimulate a broad spectrum of readers, not just experts. In doing so the volume offers a showcase of the richness and rigor of continental perspectives on medicine and society.


Principles Of Health Care Ethics

Author by : Richard Edmund Ashcroft
Languange : en
Publisher by : John Wiley & Sons
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Description : Edited by four leading members of the new generation of medical andhealthcare ethicists working in the UK, respected worldwide fortheir work in medical ethics, Principles of Health CareEthics, Second Edition is a standard resource forstudents, professionals, and academics wishing to understandcurrent and future issues in healthcare ethics. With a distinguished international panel of contributors workingat the leading edge of academia, this volume presents acomprehensive guide to the field, with state of the artintroductions to the wide range of topics in modern healthcareethics, from consent to human rights, from utilitarianism tofeminism, from the doctor-patient relationship toxenotransplantation. This volume is the Second Edition of the highly successful workedited by Professor Raanan Gillon, Emeritus Professor of MedicalEthics at Imperial College London and former editor of the Journalof Medical Ethics, the leading journal in this field. Developments from the First Edition include: Thefocus on ‘Four Principles Method’ is relaxed to covermore different methods in health care ethics. More material on newmedical technologies is included, the coverage of issues on thedoctor/patient relationship is expanded, and material on ethics andpublic health is brought together into a new section.