The question of whether scientists shoud be considered responsible for the application of their research has been a controversial one, both within the scientific community and broader society. Taking... More > examples from atomic physics and genetic engineering, "Just doing their jobs?" considers scientific responsibility across a range of applications, in the midst of both positive and negative consequences of scientific research.
"Just doing their jobs?" offers a challenge for scientists to assume responsibilty for subsequent applications of their research, and offers strategies for responding to this moral ownership in a way that respects their roles in both science and in society.< Less
This handbook, a distillation of recommendations from international TB guidelines and the accumulated clinical experience of its authors, provides practical information for clinicians involved in the... More > care of patients with tuberculosis (TB) and other mycobacterial diseases. Topics covered are: management of drug-sensitive and drug-resistant TB; latent TB infection; pregnancy and TB; HIV and TB; nontuberculous mycobacterial infections; BCG vaccination and BCG installation for bladder cancer. The emphasis is on presenting a practical approach to the many clinical issues, common and uncommon, that arise in the day-to-day management of patients with mycobacterial infections. The handbook is primarily intended for specialists and trainee specialists working in the ward and in the outpatient clinic, but it should also appeal to pharmacists and nurses involved in TB care, and to students.< Less