Acta Neurochirurgica Supplement

Neurosurgery and Medical Ethics

Editors: Alphen, H. August van (Ed.)

Buy this book

eBook $74.99
price for USA (gross)
  • ISBN 978-3-7091-6387-0
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: PDF
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Softcover $99.00
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-3-7091-7310-7
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
About this book

This supplement of Acta Neurochirurgica contains the proceedings of the Ninth Convention of the Academia Eurasiana Neurochirurgica held in Chateau St. Gerlach, Houthem, The Netherlands, 29 July - 1 August 1998. During this convention a three-day symposium on Neurosurgery and Medical Ethics was held. In this time of tremendous technical advancement in medicine in general and neurosurgery in particular, we are liable to lose sight of the sick patient as a human being, and the odds are that he will be the object rather than the subject of our action in the near future. It is a purpose and a task of the Academia Eurasiana Neurochirurgica to recognize this thread and to pay attention to tradition, morality and ethics in neurological surgery. The theme of this convention and the subject of the symposium met this purpose as no other. In the scientific sessions during the first day, the moral backgrounds of medical ethics in the most important cultures and religions in east and west were elucidated by invited experts in this field. A mutual respectful understanding of each other's conception of and belief in ethical principles is a growing necessity in our multicultural societies in both continents. On the second day, the ethical aspects of different fields of neurological surgery were discussed by members of the Academia. In this context, also the internationally much-discussed and much-criticized regulations on euthanasia in The Netherlands were explained.

Reviews

"... The approach is refreshingly broadly based with contributions on the approaches to medical ethics from Muslim, Jewish, Christian, Indian and Japanese perspectives, paying particular attention to the issues that are current in neurosurgery ... a very useful addition to libraries used by those who both train for and practice neurosurgery.” British Journal of Neurosurgery, 2000/14 (6)

Table of contents (19 chapters)

Buy this book

eBook $74.99
price for USA (gross)
  • ISBN 978-3-7091-6387-0
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: PDF
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Softcover $99.00
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-3-7091-7310-7
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
Loading...

Recommended for you

Loading...

Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Neurosurgery and Medical Ethics
Editors
  • H. August van Alphen
Series Title
Acta Neurochirurgica Supplement
Series Volume
74
Copyright
1999
Publisher
Springer-Verlag Wien
Copyright Holder
Springer-Verlag Wien
eBook ISBN
978-3-7091-6387-0
DOI
10.1007/978-3-7091-6387-0
Softcover ISBN
978-3-7091-7310-7
Series ISSN
0065-1419
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
VIII, 100
Number of Illustrations and Tables
1 b/w illustrations
Topics