Richard P. McCall's fascinating book explains how basic concepts of physics apply to the fundamental activities and responses of the human body, a veritable physics laboratory. Blood pumping through our veins is a vital example of Poiseuille flow; the act of running requires friction to propel the runner forward; and the quality of our eyesight ......
A Practical Guide for Nurses and Other Healthcare Professionals
This guide will give practitioners the confidence to deal with the ethical and legal issues which arise in clinical dementia contexts. The standalone chapters cover difficult issues such as abuse, behaviour that challenges, and forced care, and the book contains clinical case vignettes throughout.
Offering a systematic comparative approach to Western and Eastern medicine, this unique textbook enables students and practitioners of Chinese Medicine to develop a core understanding of conventional medical language and treatments.
Acupuncture practitioners increasingly find themselves working alongside Western ......
If most Americans accept the notion that the market is the most efficient means to distribute resources, why should body parts be excluded? Each year thousands of people die waiting for organ transplants. This title deconstructs the roadblocks that are standing in the way of restoring health to thousands of people.
Emphasising on human goods such as life, health, friendship, and knowledge and the wrongness of intentionally turning against them, the book provides a valuable approach to controversial bioethical questions at the beginning and end of life. Its approach contrasts with that of the dominant bioethical theories of utilitarianism and principlism.
Addresses the many quandaries encountered by mental health professionals who practice in the field of reproductive medicine. This book sets the standard for psychologists who work with donors and recipients of gametes and embryos, gestational surrogates, intended parents, and children conceived through assisted reproduction.
Updated, reorganized, and streamlined to focus squarely on ethical decision making in counseling and psychotherapy and in the practice of specialties in counseling. This fifth edition is unparalleled in helping counselors-in-training use ethical decision-making processes as a foundation for approaching ethical and legal dilemmas in practice.