Special Collection: Philosophy of Ethics in Health Care—Read Select Articles Free

coverNurses, doctors, and physicians, our every-day heroes of the the medical profession, grapple with the delicate balance of philosophy and ethics as a practitioner.  To them, the philosophical debates of medical ethics is actualized throughout their jobs on an actionable level.  In celebration of its 20th anniversary, The Journal of Evaluation in Clinical Practice has compiled a special issue on the philosophy of ethics. The issue offers a variety of articles on the topic of philosophy and ethics in healthcare, with focuses from evidence-based medicine to person-centred care.

Special Issue at a Glance:

Borrowed philosophy: bedside physicalism and the need for a sui generis metaphysic of medicine

How evidence-based medicine is failing due to biased trials and selective publication

Getting personal: can systems medicine integrate scientific and humanistic conceptions of the patient?

For every complex problem, there is an answer that is clear, simple and wrong

Philosophy, medicine and health care – where we have come from and where we are going

Wiley has an array of journals dedicated to bioethics and medical ethics that explore the crucial scholarly work 26902_banner3_03surrounding the philosophy of ethics within health care.  Also free until May 22nd, an additional collection of resources on the topic includes three of the top 10 journals by impact factor for medical ethics, Developing World Bioethics, Bioethics, and The Hastings Center Report.  Special Collection in Medical Ethics is freely available until May 22, 2015.  Read Here.

Author: klynch618

I <3 the Humanities & life-long learning.

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