Law: Medical & Healthcare Law

  • Bioethics: Methods, Theories, Domains book cover

    Bioethics

    Methods, Theories, Domains

    By Marcus Düwell

    This book is a philosophically-oriented introduction to bioethics. It offers the reader an overview of key debates in bioethics relevant to various areas including; organ retrieval, stem cell research, justice in healthcare and issues in environmental ethics, including issues surrounding food and…

    Paperback – 2014-03-10
    Routledge
    Biomedical Law and Ethics Library

  • The Therapeutic Cloning Debate: Global Science and Journalism in the Public Sphere book cover

    The Therapeutic Cloning Debate

    Global Science and Journalism in the Public Sphere

    By Eric A. Jensen

    Exploring the controversy surrounding therapeutic human cloning, this book draws upon data collected from news articles and interviews with journalists to examine the role of mass media in shaping biomedical controversies. With specific reference to the US and the UK as two leading scientific…

    Hardback – 2014-02-28
    Routledge

  • Should A Doctor Tell?: The Evolution of Medical Confidentiality in Britain book cover

    Should A Doctor Tell?

    The Evolution of Medical Confidentiality in Britain

    By Angus H. Ferguson

    Medical confidentiality has long been recognised as a core element of medical ethics, but its boundaries are under constant negotiation. Areas of debate in twenty-first century medicine include the use of patient-identifiable data in research, information sharing across public services, and the…

    Hardback – 2013-12-16
    Routledge

  • Medical Ethics in China: A Transcultural Interpretation book cover

    Medical Ethics in China

    A Transcultural Interpretation

    By Jing-Bao Nie

    Drawing on a wide range of primary historical and sociological sources and employing sharp philosophical analysis, this book investigates medical ethics from a Chinese-Western comparative perspective. In doing so, it offers a fascinating exploration of both cultural differences and commonalities…

    Paperback – 2013-11-11
    Routledge
    Biomedical Law and Ethics Library

  • Law and Bioethics: Intersections Along the Mortal Coil book cover

    Law and Bioethics

    Intersections Along the Mortal Coil

    By George P. Smith II

    George P. Smith, II is a leading figure in the world of medical law and ethics. During his long career he has addressed some of the most important issues in bioethics and has contributed much original thought to debates in the field. This book celebrates his contribution to scholarship in this area…

    Paperback – 2013-11-11
    Routledge

  • Emergency Law, 4th Edition: Rights, liabilities and duties of emergency workers and volunteers book cover

    Emergency Law, 4th Edition

    Rights, liabilities and duties of emergency workers and volunteers

    By Michael Eburn

    The latest edition of this book has been updated to incorporate the latest developments in case law and legislation. To cover all of Australia, the work has been expanded to include the law in Australia's smallest self-governing territory, Norfolk Island. For first aiders and paramedics, the…

    Paperback – 2013-10-30
    Federation Press

  • Compensating Asbestos Victims: Law and the Dark Side of Industrialization book cover

    Compensating Asbestos Victims

    Law and the Dark Side of Industrialization

    By Andrea Boggio

    This book traces the emergence and transformations of asbestos compensation to explore the wider issue of to what extent legal systems have converged in the era of globalization. Examining the mechanism by which asbestos compensation is delivered in Belgium, England, Italy and the United States,…

    Hardback – 2013-10-10
    Routledge

  • The Law and Medicine: Friend or Nemesis? book cover

    The Law and Medicine

    Friend or Nemesis?

    By Robert Mark Jaggs-Fowler

    The work draws together a rich tapestry of material across many different disciplines, covering the crucial relationship between medicine and law from the early apothecaries to the modern-day general practitioner. It presents an invaluable overview of the subject and offers vital background reading…

    Paperback – 2013-08-15
    CRC Press

  • Genomic Negligence: An Interest in Autonomy as the Basis for Novel Negligence Claims Generated by Genetic Technology book cover

    Genomic Negligence

    An Interest in Autonomy as the Basis for Novel Negligence Claims Generated by Genetic Technology

    By Victoria Chico

    Advances in genetic technology will lead to novel legal challenges. This book identifies four potential genomic claims which may be articulated as novel negligence challenges. Each of these claims is considered from the perspective of the English courts’ approach to novel kinds of damage. It is…

    Paperback – 2013-05-07
    Routledge
    Biomedical Law and Ethics Library

  • Patient Safety, Law Policy and Practice book cover

    Patient Safety, Law Policy and Practice

    Edited by John Tingle, Pippa Bark

    Patient safety is an issue which in recent years has grown to prominence in a number of countries’ political and health service agendas. The World Health Organisation has launched the World Alliance for Patient Safety. Millions of patients, according to the Alliance, endure prolonged ill-health,…

    Paperback – 2013-04-12
    Routledge

  • Course Notes: Medical Law and Ethics book cover

    Course Notes: Medical Law and Ethics

    By Claudia Carr

    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…

    Paperback – 2013-03-01
    Routledge
    Course Notes

  • Emergency Research Ethics: Volume IV book cover

    Emergency Research Ethics

    Volume IV

    Edited by A.M. Viens

    The essays selected for this volume focus on issues that arise when attempting to design, review and undertake research involving human participants who are experiencing a private or public emergency. The main themes discussed by the essays are: the distinctive and significant ethical questions as…

    Hardback – 2013-01-17
    Routledge
    The Library of Essays on Emergency Ethics, Law and Policy

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