Law: Medical & Healthcare Law

  • Law and Consent: Contesting the Common Sense book cover

    Law and Consent

    Contesting the Common Sense, 1st Edition

    By Karla M. O'Regan

    Consent is used in many different social and legal contexts with the pervasive understanding that it is, and has always been, about autonomy - but has it?  Beginning with an overview of consent's role in law today, this book investigates the doctrine's inseparable association with personal …

    Hardback – 2019-08-31 
    Routledge

  • Law, Drugs and the Making of Addiction: Just Habits book cover

    Law, Drugs and the Making of Addiction

    Just Habits, 1st Edition

    By Kate Seear

    Lawyers play a vital and largely underappreciated role in constituting legal certainties about substances and ‘addiction’, including links between alcohol and other drugs, and phenomena such as family violence. Such practices exacerbate, sustain and stabilise ‘addicted’ realities, with a range of…

    Hardback – 2019-08-01 
    Routledge

  • Nursing Older People: Realities of Practice book cover

    Nursing Older People

    Realities of Practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Heather Elbourne, Andrée le May

    This practical guide helps student and practicing nurses to understand the impact of their care when working with older people. With stories from older people who have had varied experiences of health care and nursing, chapters are underpinned by five key principles: providing patient-centered and…

    Paperback – 2019-07-19 
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Handbook of International Development, Mental Health and Wellbeing book cover

    The Routledge Handbook of International Development, Mental Health and Wellbeing

    1st Edition

    Edited by Laura Davidson

    Despite its enormous impact on individuals, families, communities, and economies, globally mental health has always been a low priority, with mental health budgets rarely protected and often the first to be axed in times of austerity. Yet more than 650 million people worldwide are estimated to meet…

    Hardback – 2019-07-02 
    Routledge

  • The International Handbook of Art Therapy in Palliative and Bereavement Care book cover

    The International Handbook of Art Therapy in Palliative and Bereavement Care

    1st Edition

    Edited by Michele Wood, Rebecca Jacobson, Hannah Cridford

    The Handbook of Art Therapy in Palliative and Bereavement Care offers a multicultural and international perspective on how art therapy can help individuals, groups, families, communities, and nations facing death and dying as well as grief and loss. Over 50 art therapists from around the world…

    Paperback – 2019-06-12 
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Mental Capacity Casebook: Clinical Assessment and Legal Commentary book cover

    Mental Capacity Casebook

    Clinical Assessment and Legal Commentary, 1st Edition

    By Tracey Ryan-Morgan

    The Mental Capacity Act 2005 (MCA) provides a legal framework for acting on behalf of individuals who lack the capacity to make decisions for themselves. The Mental Capacity Casebook showcases numerous real-life case studies in accordance to this Act. Through the exploration of various mental…

    Paperback – 2019-05-09 
    Routledge

  • Gender, Sexuality, and the Law book cover

    Gender, Sexuality, and the Law

    1st Edition

    Edited by Debra L. DeLaet, Renée Ann Cramer

    This volume examines the role of law as a tool for advancing women’s rights and gender equity in local, national, and global contexts. Many feminist scholars note a marked failure of law to achieve goals connected to women’s rights and gender equality. Despite its limitations, law provides…

    Hardback – 2019-04-10 
    Routledge

  • Improving Patient Safety: Tools and Strategies for Quality Improvement book cover

    Improving Patient Safety

    Tools and Strategies for Quality Improvement, 1st Edition

    By Raghav Govindarajan

    Edited by Harleen Kaur, Anudeep Yelam

    Based on the IOM's estimate of 44,000 deaths annually, medical errors rank as the eighth leading cause of death in the U.S. Clearly medical errors are an epidemic that needs to be contained. Despite these numbers, patient safety and medical errors remain an issue for physicians and other clinicians…

    Hardback – 2019-01-30
    Productivity Press

  • Revival: Human Experimentation and Research (2003) book cover

    Revival: Human Experimentation and Research (2003)

    1st Edition

    By George F. Tomossy, David N. Weisstub

    This title was first published in 2003: As new medical technologies and treatments develop with increasing momentum, the legal and ethical implications of research involving human participants are being called into question as never before. Human Experimentation and Research explores the…

    Paperback – 2019-01-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Revival: Your Life or Mine (2003): How Geoethics Can Resolve the Conflict Between Public and Private Interests in Xenotransplantation book cover

    Revival: Your Life or Mine (2003)

    How Geoethics Can Resolve the Conflict Between Public and Private Interests in Xenotransplantation, 1st Edition

    By Martine Rothblatt

    This title was first published in 2003. Xenotransplantation - the transplantation of animal organs into humans - poses a fascinating moral dilemma. Should this ability to extend the lives of millions of older people be permitted given that it might trigger a new pandemic similar to AIDS? This study…

    Paperback – 2019-01-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Understanding the Lived Experiences of Persons with Disabilities in Nine Countries: Active Citizenship and Disability in Europe Volume 2 book cover

    Understanding the Lived Experiences of Persons with Disabilities in Nine Countries

    Active Citizenship and Disability in Europe Volume 2, 1st Edition

    Edited by Rune Halvorsen, Bjørn Hvinden, Julie Beadle Brown, Mario Biggeri, Jan Tøssebro, Anne Waldschmidt

    Over the last three decades, a number of reforms have taken place in European social policy with an impact on the opportunities for persons with disabilities to be full and active members of society. The policy reforms have aimed to change the balance between citizens’ rights and duties and&…

    Paperback – 2019-01-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Disability Studies

  • Contemporary Issues in Pharmaceutical Patent Law: Setting the Framework and Exploring Policy Options book cover

    Contemporary Issues in Pharmaceutical Patent Law

    Setting the Framework and Exploring Policy Options, 1st Edition

    Edited by Bryan Mercurio, Daria Kim

    This collection reflects on contemporary and contentious issues in international rulemaking in regards to pharmaceutical patent law. With chapters from both well-established and rising scholars, the collection contributes to the understanding of the regulatory framework governing pharmaceutical…

    Paperback – 2019-01-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Intellectual Property

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