Medico-Legal Series

Medico-Legal Series

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This series is designed to present the most up-to-date developments in the international medico-legal field to lawyers, doctors, policy-makers and others interested in this rapidly expanding, but immensely complex, area. With contributions from authors from a number of different jurisdictions and backgrounds the books deal with a range of vitally important issues relating for example to human reproduction, the treatment of mentally ill and the mentally handicapped, abortion and the relationship between doctors and patients.

  • The Allocation of Health Care Resources: An Ethical Evaluation of the 'QALY' Approach book cover

    The Allocation of Health Care Resources

    An Ethical Evaluation of the 'QALY' Approach, 1st Edition

    By John McKie, Peter Singer, Jeff Richardson

    The competition for limited health care resources is intensifying. We urgently need an acceptable method for deciding how they should be allocated. But the goods that health care produces are of very different kinds. Health care can extend the lives of children and of older people. It can make…

    Hardback – 1998-05-01
    Medico-Legal Series

  • Medico-Legal Aspects of Reproduction and Parenthood book cover

    Medico-Legal Aspects of Reproduction and Parenthood

    1st Edition

    By J.K. Mason

    Those involved in family and sexual relationships today face a bewildering variety of medico-legal dilemmas. These are encountered from as early as the preconception state of the embryo and continue throughout the period of child raising until the status of the mature minor is achieved. This book…

    Paperback – 1998-03-16
    Medico-Legal Series