Advances in Patient Safety: From Research to Implementation
by James B. Battles, at al.
Publisher: NLM 2004
Four volume set describes what federally funded programs have accomplished in understanding medical errors and implementing programs to improve patient safety. The 140 articles cover a wide range of research paradigms, clinical settings, and patient populations.
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by Horacio Fabrega, Jr. - University of California Press
Looking at human sickness and healing through the lens of evolutionary theory, the author presents the need to show and communicate sickness and to seek and provide healing as innate biological traits grounded in evolution.
- National Academies Press
Individuals with disabilities and functional impairments need a range of services and supports to keep living independently. However, there often is not a strong link between medical care provided in the home and the necessary social services.
- World Medical Association
This manual is the result of a comprehensive consultative process, guided by the WMA. The publication is structured to reinforce the ethical mindset and practice of physicians and provide tools to find ethical solutions to these dilemmas.
by Austin O'Malley - The Devin-Adair Company
The morality involved in the ordinary cases of medical homicide and mutilation is discussed. Craniotomy has been omitted because this operation on the living child is never morally licit, and when done on the dead fetus it requires no explanation.