Medical Ethics

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  1. Wondergenes
    Wondergenes not only imagines a future world in which genetic enhancement is the norm, but asserts that this future has already begun. Genetically engineered substances are already in use by athletes, in vitro fertilization already... Learn More
    Published: 16th September 2003
    Hardback | £25.99
  2. Children, Ethics, and Modern Medicine
    Because the discipline of medical ethics has developed with autonomy as its foundation, the field has ignored pediatric ethics. The book is resoundingly successful in its effort to rectify this problem.... [A] pleasure to read."... Learn More
    Published: 18th June 2003
    Hardback | £28.99
  3. No Place Like Home?
    "No Place Like Home? combines the rigorous scholarship of an academic feminist philosopher with the 'close to the ground' insights that come from bathing, feeding, and caring for older people as a home care aide. This book develops... Learn More
    Published: 21st February 2003
    Hardback | £24.99
  4. The Ethics of Managed Care
    Discussions of managed care frequently begin and end with an opposition between the Hippocratic ethic of dedication to patient welfare and a business ethic of self-interest in the service of efficiency. Mary R. Anderlik approaches... Learn More
    Published: 27th July 2001
    Hardback | £39.00
  5. Business Ethics in Healthcare
    Healthcare ethics is not just about decisions made at the bedside. It is also about decisions made in executive offices and in boardrooms. Business Ethics in Healthcare offers perspectives that can assist healthcare managers achieve... Learn More
    Published: 22nd March 2001
    Hardback | £29.99
  6. Early Warning
    This timely, well-written book brings together the collective experience of experts from the fields of medicine, psychiatry, religious studies, bioethics, and molecular genetics in an effort to develop coherent guidelines for... Learn More
    Published: 22nd November 1998
    Hardback | £28.99
  7. When Doctors Say No
    The book is a fine addition to the world of academic medical ethics... Readers... will come away with some of the tools for further debate." —Publishers WeeklySusan B. Rubin’s splendid new book... offers positive, humane solutions... Learn More
    Published: 22nd October 1998
    Hardback | £20.99
  8. Practical Reasoning in Bioethics
    This is a valuable clarification, re-statement and defence of principlism as an approach to applied ethics. It is strongly recommended to many teachers of bioethics..." —Journal of the American Medical AssociationChildress’... Learn More
    Published: 22nd March 1997
    Hardback | £56.00
  9. The Human Genome Project and the Future of Health Care
    The volume deserves our serious attention. The authors have provided us an invaluable primer about the HGP and its implications for the future of American health care." —JurimetricsThis book does make a real contribution...... Learn More
    Published: 22nd December 1996
    Hardback | £29.99
  10. Limits
    An excellent resource for entry-level courses on bioethics for health care practitioners, law students, and physicians." —ChoiceDworkin’s provocative arguments... will challenge readers who have come to accept the law’s... Learn More
    Published: 22nd September 1996
    Hardback | £28.99
  11. New Ways of Making Babies
    ... extremely valuable. [This book] addresses exactly the right questions in a balanced, nuanced way." —Journal of the American Medical AssociationCohen’s book is a major contribution to the literature of the inevitable."... Learn More
    Published: 22nd September 1996
    Hardback | £36.00
  12. Advance Directives and the Pursuit of Death with Dignity
    [Cantor provides] both a cogent and provocative text and prodigious references." —The New England Journal of MedicineCantor develops a careful and accessible ethic of autonomy and dignity regarding forgoing life-prolonging medical... Learn More
    Published: 22nd October 1993
    Hardback | £24.99
  13. If I Were a Rich Man Could I Buy a Pancreas?
    An important contribution to a debate that will continue for some time." —Health and Canadian SocietyInsightful and thought-provoking.... As Caplan has demonstrated so clearly... we would all be better off if the ethicists spoke... Learn More
    Published: 22nd August 1992
    Paperback | £14.99
  14. The Patient's Ordeal

    The Patient's Ordeal

    By William May

    Series Medical Ethics

    Indiana University Press

    an excellent contribution to medical ethics" —Ethics wide-ranging, compassionate, and insightful" —Publishers Weekly a sensitive and provocative approach to the study of ethical decision making" —Choice [This] sensitive... Learn More
    Published: 22nd June 1991
    Paperback | £10.99
  15. The Patient-Physician Relation
    Throughout the past two decades, when medical ethics has had a renaissance, Robert Veatch has been a leading contributor to its dialogue and advance. This collection of his work shows the breadth and the cogency of his thinking....... Learn More
    Published: 22nd January 1991
    Hardback | £24.99
  16. Surrogate Motherhood
    ... glimpses of intriguing changes in social arrangements and cultural understandings in relation to surrogacy. Disturbing motherhood indeed." —New ScientistLarry Gostin has put together the definitive collection of essays on... Learn More
    Published: 22nd May 1990
    Hardback | £20.99
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