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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 31 new and published books in the subject of Medical Ethics — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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New and Published Books

  1. The Public Shaping of Medical Research

    Patient Associations, Health Movements and Biomedicine

    Edited by Peter Wehling, Willy Viehöver, Sophia Koenen

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Sociology of Health and Illness

    Patient organizations and social health movements offer one of the most important and illuminating examples of civil society engagement and participation in scientific research and research politics. Influencing the research agenda, and initiating, funding and accelerating the development of...

    Published December 15th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Health Care Policy in an Age of New Technologies

    By Kant Patel, Mark E Rushefsky

    Revolutionary advances in biomedical research and information systems technology pose new and difficult issues for American health care policy, especially in the context of managed care. Health Care Policy in a New Millennium takes on this challenging array of issues where the dignity of individual...

    Published November 17th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Annals of Bioethics: Regional Perspectives in Bioethics

    By Mark J. Cherry, John F. Peppin

    Series: Routledge Annals of Bioethics

    Regional Perspectives in Bioethics" illustrates the ways in which the national and international political landscape encompasses persons from diverse and often fragmented moral communities with widely varying moral intuitions, premises, evaluations and commitments....

    Published September 11th 2014 by Taylor & Francis

  4. Risky Genes

    Genetics, Breast Cancer and Jewish Identity

    By Jessica Mozersky

    Series: Genetics and Society

    Ashkenazi Jews have the highest known population risk of carrying specific mutations in the high-risk breast cancer genes, BRCA1 and BRCA2. So what does it mean to be told you have an increased risk of genetic breast cancer because you are of Ashkenazi Jewish origin? In a time of ever-increasing...

    Published August 30th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Regulating Pre-Implantation Genetic Diagnosis

    A Comparative and Theoretical Analysis

    Edited by Sheila A.M. McLean, Sarah Elliston

    Series: Biomedical Law and Ethics Library

    The successful achievement of pregnancies following pre-implantation genetic diagnosis (PGD) was first reported in April 1990. The technology is often used for patients who are at substantial risk of conceiving a pregnancy affected by a known genetic disorder, however from this technology other...

    Published March 20th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Bioethics, Public Moral Argument, and Social Responsibility

    Edited by Nancy M.P. King, Michael J Hyde

    Series: Routledge Annals of Bioethics

    Bioethics, Public Moral Argument, and Social Responsibility explores the role of democratically oriented argument in promoting public understanding and discussion of the benefits and burdens of biotechnological progress. The contributors examine moral and policy controversies surrounding biomedical...

    Published March 18th 2014 by Routledge

  7. The Bioethics of Pain Management

    Beyond Opioids

    By Daniel S. Goldberg

    Series: Routledge Annals of Bioethics

    In this book, public health ethicist Daniel S. Goldberg sets out to characterize the subjective experience of pain and its undertreatment within the US medical establishment, and puts forward public policy recommendations for ameliorating the undertreatment of pain. The book begins from the...

    Published February 19th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Regenerating Bodies

    Tissue and Cell Therapies in the Twenty-First Century

    By Julie Kent

    Series: Genetics and Society

    This exciting book examines how human tissues and cells are being exchanged, commodified and commercialized by new health technologies. Through a discussion of emergent global ‘tissue economies’ the author explores the social dynamics of innovation in the fields of tissue engineering and stem cell...

    Published January 9th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Stem Cell Research and the Collaborative Regulation of Innovation

    By Sarah Devaney

    Series: Biomedical Law and Ethics Library

    Hopes are high that stem cell (SC) research will lead to treatments and cures for some of the most serious diseases affecting humankind today. SC science has been used in a treatment setting in the replacement of patients’ windpipes and in restoring sight to patients who were blind in one eye and...

    Published November 28th 2013 by Routledge

  10. Parental Obligations and Bioethics

    The Duties of a Creator

    By Bernard G. Prusak

    Series: Routledge Annals of Bioethics

    This book examines the question of what parental obligations procreators incur by bringing children into being. Prusak argues that parents, as procreators, have obligations regarding future children that constrain the liberty of would-be parents to do as they wish. Moreover, these obligations...

    Published September 18th 2013 by Routledge