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  1. Coercive Care

    Ethics of Choice in Health & Medicine

    By Torbjorn Tannsjo

    Coercive Care asks probing and challenging questions regarding the use of coercion in health care and the social services. The book combines philosophical analysis with comparative studies of social policy and law in a large number of industrialized countries....

    Published June 10th 1999 by Routledge

  2. Ethics and Community in the Health Care Professions

    Edited by Dr Michael Parker, Michael Parker

    Series: Professional Ethics

    The concept of community is increasingly the focus of political argument in Britain, the United States and elsewhere around the world. The sense people have of belonging to coummunities provides a powerful motivation which continues to affecct the political and social face of the world. Recently,...

    Published February 18th 1999 by Routledge

  3. Ethics and Values in Healthcare Management

    Edited by Souzy Dracopolou

    Series: Professional Ethics

    Healthcare management is a burning issue at the moment and this timely and topical book explores the ethical issues that arise in the context of healthcare management. Among the topics discussed are healthcare rationing, including an exposition and defence of the Qaly criterion of healthcare...

    Published October 15th 1998 by Routledge

  4. The Need For Health Care

    By W.R. Sheaff

    Series: Social Ethics and Policy

    The rhetoric of 'needs' has been used to legitimate all major turns in UK health policy since 1936. This study identifies the ethical, policy and technical issues arising from the concept of needs. In the first part a theory of needs is developed, which takes into account both the philosophical...

    Published August 22nd 1996 by Routledge

  5. Treatment Without Consent

    Law, Psychiatry and the Treatment of Mentally Disordered People Since 1845

    By Phil Fennell

    Series: Social Ethics and Policy

    Phil Fennell's tightly argued study traces the history of treatment of mental disorder in Britain over the last 150 years. He focuses specifically on treatment of mental disorder without consent within psychiatric practice, and on the legal position which has allowed it. Treatment Without Consent...

    Published December 21st 1995 by Routledge

  6. Ethical Issues in Social Work

    Edited by Richard Hugman, David Smith

    Series: Professional Ethics

    It has always been recognised that the practice of social work raises ethical questions and dilemmas. Recently, however, traditional ways of addressing ethical issues in social work have come to seem inadequate, as a result of developments both in philosophy and in social work theory and practice....

    Published September 28th 1995 by Routledge

  7. Ethical Issues in Nursing

    By Dr Geoffrey Hunt, Geoffrey Hunt

    Series: Professional Ethics

    This is the first book to take nursing ethics beyond stock 'moral concepts' to a critical examination of the fundamental assumptions underlying the very nature of nursing. It takes as its point of departure the difficulties nurses experience practising within the confines of a bioethical model of...

    Published June 9th 1994 by Routledge

  8. Ethics, Reproduction and Genetic Control

    2nd Edition

    Edited by Ruth Chadwick

    In this revised edition with a new preface from the editor, leading scientists explain the nature and goals of `test tube' reproduction and genetic engineering, and their eugenic implications. In contrast to the Warnock report, the extended commentary considers the issues in the context of a social...

    Published January 14th 1993 by Routledge

  9. Experiments on Embryos

    Edited by Anthony Dyson, John Harris

    Series: Social Ethics and Policy

    Covering scientific, legal, ethical, historical, theological and public policy aspects of human embryo research, the cases for and against are put strongly and clearly. Scientific evidence is cogently presented by leading embryologists....

    Published April 18th 1991 by Routledge

  10. Ethical Practice in Clinical Medicine

    By William J. Ellos S.J.

    Increasingly, medical students are required to face up to ethical issues in their training and practice. At the same time, there is growing interest in philosophy courses in the ethical issues raised by medical practice. This textbook, designed primarily for students of medicine, develops the...

    Published December 20th 1990 by Routledge