Law: Medical & Healthcare Law

  • Medicine and Justice: Medico-Legal Practice in England and Wales, 1700–1914 book cover

    Medicine and Justice

    Medico-Legal Practice in England and Wales, 1700–1914, 1st Edition

    By Katherine D. Watson

    In the past ten years medical and legal historians have clearly acknowledged the fertile links that have long existed between medicine and the law in Britain. However, this far-reaching subject has been comparatively unexplored in the English and Welsh context. This monograph, drawing on the…

    Hardback – 2019-07-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the History of Science, Technology and Medicine

  • Regulating Sex After Aids: Queer Risks and Contagion Politics book cover

    Regulating Sex After Aids

    Queer Risks and Contagion Politics, 1st Edition

    By Neil Cobb

    This book sheds new light on the complex relationship between criminal liability, sexuality and public health in the era of Aids. It analyses, in particular, the role of public health arguments, and the language of ‘sexual rights’, in legal struggles aimed at decriminalising certain forms of ‘risky…

    Hardback – 2019-06-01 
    Routledge
    Social Justice

  • 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 – 2019-06-01 
    Routledge

  • Ethical Decision Making in Nursing and Health Care: A Practical Guide book cover

    Ethical Decision Making in Nursing and Health Care

    A Practical Guide, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kay Mafuba, Paul Buka

    This contemporary text for ethical decision making in nursing practice is clinically relevant and will address the many contexts in which nurses work. It explores decision points in all fields of nursing and healthcare that raise ethical challenges, and includes models and frameworks for ethical…

    Paperback – 2019-05-15 
    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 – 2019-05-12 
    Routledge

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

    Mental Capacity Casebook

    Clinical Assessment and Legal Commentry, 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 – 2019-05-10 
    Routledge

  • The Human Rights Approach to Disability: Cases and Materials book cover

    The Human Rights Approach to Disability

    Cases and Materials, 1st Edition

    By Andreas Dimopoulos

    The Human Rights Approach to Disability provides a thorough examination of issues relating to disability from a human rights perspective. The book analyses how social theory concepts such as the social model of disability and disablism need to inform our interpretation of philosophical and legal…

    Hardback – 2019-04-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Human Rights Law

  • Medical Law and Ethics: A Problem-Based Approach book cover

    Medical Law and Ethics: A Problem-Based Approach

    1st Edition

    By Tim Marangon

    Medical Law and Ethics: A Problem-based Approach introduces the subject to undergraduate students undertaking this optional module in their second or third year of study. Problem-based scenarios are utilised throughout in a practical and applied way to bring this complex area of law to life.All the…

    Paperback – 2019-03-01 
    Routledge
    Problem Based Learning

  • Values and Institutions in Health Research Regulation: The Case of Regenerative Medicine book cover

    Values and Institutions in Health Research Regulation

    The Case of Regenerative Medicine, 1st Edition

    By Shawn H.E. Harmon

    This book undertakes an exploration of the key concept of ‘values’ and particularly examines the significance of socio-moral values to the advancement of the field of biomedical law and research governance. Values serve as a touchstone throughout the book and the author seeks to identify the values…

    Hardback – 2019-02-01 
    Routledge
    Biomedical Law and Ethics Library

  • 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

  • Medical Practice and Malpractice book cover

    Medical Practice and Malpractice

    1st Edition

    Edited by Harvey Teff

    This title was first published in 2001: This volume provides a selection of key periodical literature on issues of major concern in medical practice and malpractice. It also contains an introductory overview of this fast-developing field.…

    Hardback – 2019-01-24 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

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