Medical Law

Medicine, Healthcare and Medical Ethics Law


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Welcome to the Medical Law Online Catalogue, which showcases all our titles available in the area of Medicine, Healthcare and Medical Ethics Law. Ranging from textbooks and revision materials for students, to key texts for studying practitioners and also academic research titles.

Highlights include The Routledge Handbook of Medical Law and Ethics, written by international experts to provide authoritative and comprehensive reference for key areas of Medical Law and also the highly influential research series, The Biomedical Law and Ethics Library, which offers original, and at times, controversial, critical analysis and commentary.

This catalogue is updated regularly, so bookmark and browse at your convenience.
 

Featured Titles

  1. Routledge Handbook of Medical Law and Ethics

    Edited by Yann Joly, Bartha Maria Knoppers

    This book explores the scope, application and role of medical law, regulatory norms and ethics, and addresses key challenges introduced by contemporary advances in biomedical research and healthcare. While mindful of national developments, the handbook supports a global perspective in its approach...

    Published August 29th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Text, Cases & Materials on Medical Law and Ethics

    5th Edition

    By Marc Stauch, Kay Wheat

    Text, Cases & Materials on Medical Law and Ethics presents a valuable collection of materials relating to often controversial areas of the law. Comprising extracts from statutes, cases and scholarly articles alongside expert author commentary and guidance which signposts the key issues and...

    To Be Published March 6th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Beginning Medical Law

    By Claudia Carr

    Series: Beginning the Law

    Whether you’re new to higher education, coming to legal study for the first time or just wondering what Medical Law is all about, Beginning Medical Law is the ideal introduction to help you hit the ground running. Starting with the basics and an overview of each topic, it will help you...

    To Be Published February 25th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Unlocking Medical Law and Ethics 2e

    2nd Edition

    By Claudia Carr

    Series: Unlocking the Law

    Unlocking Medical Law and Ethics will help you grasp the main concepts of Medical Law with ease. Containing accessible explanations in clear and precise terms that are easy to understand, it provides an excellent foundation for learning and revising. The information is clearly presented...

    Published November 19th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Course Notes: Medical Law and Ethics

    By Claudia Carr

    Series: Course Notes

    Course Notes is designed to help you succeed in your law examinations and assessments. Each guide supports revision of an undergraduate and conversion GDL/CPE law degree module by demonstrating good practice in creating and maintaining ideal notes. Course Notes will support you in actively and...

    Published February 28th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Law, Environmental Illness and Medical Uncertainty

    The Contested Governance of Health

    By Tarryn Phillips

    Series: Social Justice

    We’ve seen it before, with asbestos-related disease, leukaemia clusters and lung cancer caused by cigarettes. There tends to be a lag between the emergence of environmental risks and chemical injuries, and their recognition and therapeutic treatment by medicine and the law. Law, Environmental...

    To Be Published March 4th 2015 by Routledge

  7. The Voices and Rooms of European Bioethics

    Edited by Richard Huxtable, Ruud ter Meulen

    Series: Biomedical Law and Ethics Library

    This book reflects on the many contributions made in and to European bioethics to date, in various locations, and from various disciplinary perspectives. In so doing, the book advances understanding of the academic and social status of European bioethics as it is being supported and practiced by...

    To Be Published May 7th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Stem Cell Research and the Collaborative Regulation of Innovation

    By Sarah Devaney

    Series: Biomedical Law and Ethics Library

    Hopes are high that stem cell (SC) research will lead to treatments and cures for some of the most serious diseases affecting humankind today. SC science has been used in a treatment setting in the replacement of patients’ windpipes and in restoring sight to patients who were blind in one eye and...

    Published November 28th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Regulating Pre-Implantation Genetic Diagnosis

    A Comparative and Theoretical Analysis

    Edited by Sheila A.M. McLean, Sarah Elliston

    Series: Biomedical Law and Ethics Library

    The successful achievement of pregnancies following pre-implantation genetic diagnosis (PGD) was first reported in April 1990. The technology is often used for patients who are at substantial risk of conceiving a pregnancy affected by a known genetic disorder, however from this technology other...

    Published March 21st 2014 by Routledge

  10. Human Population Genetic Research in Developing Countries

    The Issue of Group Protection

    By Yue Wang

    Series: Biomedical Law and Ethics Library

    Human population genetic research (HPGR) seeks to identify the diversity and variation of the human genome and how human group and individual genetic diversity has developed. This book asks whether developing countries are well prepared for the ethical and legal conduct of human population genetic...

    Published November 20th 2013 by Routledge