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  1. Kath M. Melia (2011). About Decision-Making at the End of Life: A Singaporean Perspective. Asian Bioethics Review 3 (2):145-149.
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  2. Ian E. Thompson, Kath M. Melia & Kenneth M. Boyd (eds.) (2006). Nursing Ethics. Churchill Livingstone Elsevier.
    Ethics in nursing: continuity and change -- Cultural issues, methods and approaches to nursing ethics -- Nursing ethics: what do we mean by 'ethics'? -- Becoming a nurse and member of the profession -- Power and responsibility in nursing practice and management -- Professional responsibility and accountability in nursing -- Classical areas of controversy in nursing and biomedical ethics -- Direct responsibility in nurse/patient relationships -- Conflicting demands in nursing groups of patients -- Ethics in healthcare management: research, evaluation and (...)
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  3. Kath M. Melia (2004). Health Care Ethics: Lessons From Intensive Care. Sage Publications.
    Health Care Ethics examines the way ethical dilemmas are played out in everyday clinical practice and argues for an approach to ethical decision-making which focuses more on patient needs than competing professional interests. While advances in medical science and technology have improved the ability to save and prolong lives, they have also given rise to fundamental questions about what constitutes life and personhood, especially in the context of what are termed 'persistent vegetative state' and 'brain death'. Drawing on the example (...)
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  4. Kath M. Melia (1992). Anthropology and Nursing. By P. Holden & J. Littlewood. Pp. 228. (Routledge. London, 1991.) £10.00. [REVIEW] Journal of Biosocial Science 24 (4):567-568.
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