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  1. Exercise and Eating Disorders

    An Ethical and Legal Analysis

    By Simona Giordano

    Series: Ethics and Sport

    Eating disorders (EDs) have become a social epidemic in the developed world. This book addresses the close links between EDs and exercise, helping us to understand why people with EDs often exercise to excessive and potentially harmful levels. This is also the first book to examine this issue from...

    Published March 24th 2010 by Routledge

  2. Religious Perspectives on Bioethics

    Edited by Mark Cherry

    Series: Routledge Annals of Bioethics

    First published in 2004. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published December 6th 2009 by Routledge

  3. Healthcare Research Ethics and Law

    Regulation, Review and Responsibility

    By Hazel Biggs

    Series: Biomedical Law and Ethics Library

    The book explores and explains the relationship between law and ethics in the context of medically related research in order to provide a practical guide to understanding for members of research ethics committees (RECs), professionals involved with medical research and those with an academic...

    Published October 14th 2009 by Routledge-Cavendish

  4. Autonomy, Consent and the Law

    By Sheila A.M. McLean

    Series: Biomedical Law and Ethics Library

    Autonomy is often said to be the dominant ethical principle in modern bioethics, and it is also important in law. Respect for autonomy is said to underpin the law of consent, which is theoretically designed to protect the right of patients to make decisions based on their own values and for their...

    Published August 16th 2009 by Routledge

  5. Bioethics and the Humanities

    Attitudes and Perceptions

    By Robin Downie, Jane Macnaughton

    Series: Biomedical Law and Ethics Library

    Critiquing many areas of medical practice and research whilst making constructive suggestions about medical education, this book extends the scope of medical ethics beyond sole concern with regulation. Illustrating some humanistic ways of understanding patients, this volume explores the connections...

    Published January 24th 2007 by Routledge-Cavendish

  6. Research Ethics in Exercise, Health and Sports Sciences

    By Mike J. McNamee, Stephen Olivier, Paul Wainwright

    Series: Ethics and Sport

    Research Ethics in Exercise, Health and Sports Sciences puts ethics at the centre of research in these rapidly expanding fields of knowledge. Placing the issues in historical context, and using informative case studies, the authors examine how moral theory can guide research design, education, and...

    Published October 16th 2006 by Routledge

  7. On Cloning

    By John Harris

    Series: Thinking in Action

    Cloning - few words have as much potential to grip our imagination or grab the headlines. No longer the stuff of science fiction or Star Wars - it is happening now. Yet human cloning is currently banned throughout the world, and therapeutic cloning banned in many countries. In this highly...

    Published June 15th 2004 by Routledge

  8. Bodies for Sale

    Ethics and Exploitation in the Human Body Trade

    By Stephen Wilkinson

    Bodies for Sale: Ethics and Exploitation in the Human Body Trade explores the philosophical and practical issues raised by activities such as surrogacy and organ trafficking. Stephen Wilkinson asks what is it that makes some commercial uses of the body controversial, whether the arguments against...

    Published March 26th 2003 by Routledge

  9. Truth, Trust and Medicine

    By Jennifer Jackson

    Truth, Trust and Medicine investigates trust and honesty in medicine. It looks at the doctor-patient relationship, raising questions which disturb notions of patients' autonomy and self-determination, such as withholding information and consent and covert surveillance in care units. It will be of...

    Published November 8th 2000 by Routledge

  10. Life and Death in Healthcare Ethics

    A Short Introduction

    By Helen Watt

    In a world of rapid technological advances, the moral issues raised by life and death choices in healthcare remain obscure. Life and Death in Healthcare Ethics provides a concise, thoughtful and extremely accessible guide to these moral issues.Helen Watt examines, using real-life cases, the range...

    Published April 19th 2000 by Routledge