Law: Medical & Healthcare Law

  • Atlas of Adult Autopsy Pathology book cover

    Atlas of Adult Autopsy Pathology

    By Julian Burton, Sarah Saunders, Stuart Hamilton

    The Atlas of Adult Autopsy Pathology is a full-color atlas for those performing, or learning to perform, adult autopsies. It is arranged by organ systems and also includes chapters on external examination findings, the effect of decomposition, and histopathological findings, as well as procedures…

    Pack - Book & Ebook – 2015-07-27
    CRC Press

  • Health Technologies and International Intellectual Property Law: A Precautionary Approach book cover

    Health Technologies and International Intellectual Property Law

    A Precautionary Approach

    By Phoebe Li

    The global transmission of infectious diseases has fuelled the need for a more developed legal framework in international public health to provide prompt and specific guidance during a large-scale emergency. This book develops a means for States to take advantage of the flexibilities of compulsory…

    Paperback – 2015-07-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Intellectual Property

  • Self-determination in Health Care: A Property Approach to the Protection of Patients' Rights book cover

    Self-determination in Health Care

    A Property Approach to the Protection of Patients' Rights

    By Leroy C. Edozien

    It is generally accepted in legal and bioethical discourse that the patient has a right to self-determination. In practice though, this is often not the case. Paternalism is waning and it is increasingly recognised that there are values other than medical factors which determine the choices that…

    Hardback – 2015-07-03
    Routledge

  • Inspiring a Medico-Legal Revolution: Essays in Honour of Sheila McLean book cover

    Inspiring a Medico-Legal Revolution

    Essays in Honour of Sheila McLean

    By Pamela R. Ferguson, Graeme T. Laurie

    This book marks the retirement of Professor Sheila McLean, whose contribution to the discipline of medical law has been truly ground breaking. As one of the pioneers of the discipline, Sheila McLean inspired a revolution in the ways in which lawyers, doctors, courts and patients perceive the…

    Hardback – 2015-05-28
    Routledge

  • The Ethics of Personalised Medicine: Critical Perspectives book cover

    The Ethics of Personalised Medicine

    Critical Perspectives

    By Jochen Vollmann, Verena Sandow, Jan Schildmann

    In recent times, the phrase ’personalised medicine’ has become the symbol of medical progress and a label for better health care in the future. However, a controversial debate has developed around whether these promises of better, more personal and more cost-efficient medicine are realistic. This…

    Hardback – 2015-05-26
    Routledge

  • Cuts and Criminality: Body Alteration in Legal Discourse book cover

    Cuts and Criminality

    Body Alteration in Legal Discourse

    By Theodore Bennett

    This book investigates how and why the criminal law differentiates between different types of body alterations, with particular reference to how they are conceptualised within legal discourse. By drawing connections between types of body alteration that have traditionally been considered…

    Hardback – 2015-04-28
    Routledge

  • Rethinking Rehabilitation: Theory and Practice book cover

    Rethinking Rehabilitation

    Theory and Practice

    Edited by Kathryn McPherson, Barbara E. Gibson, Alain Leplege

    Rethinking Rehabilitation: Theory and Practice presents cutting-edge thinking on rehabilitation from a range of leading rehabilitation researchers. The book emphasizes discussion on the place of theory in advancing rehabilitation knowledge, unearthing important questions for policy and practice,…

    Hardback – 2015-03-19
    CRC Press
    Rehabilitation Science in Practice Series

  • Text, Cases & Materials on Medical Law and Ethics book cover

    Text, Cases & Materials on Medical Law and Ethics

    5th Edition

    By Marc Stauch, Kay Wheat

    Text, Cases and 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…

    Paperback – 2015-03-13
    Routledge

  • New Law and Ethics in Mental Health Advance Directives: The Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities and the Right to Choose book cover

    New Law and Ethics in Mental Health Advance Directives

    The Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities and the Right to Choose

    By Penelope Weller

    The recognition of positive rights and the growing impact of human rights principles has recently orchestrated a number of reforms in mental health law, bringing increasing entitlement to an array of health services. In this book, Penelope Weller considers the relationship between human rights and…

    Paperback – 2015-03-04
    Routledge
    Explorations in Mental Health

  • Beginning Medical Law book cover

    Beginning Medical Law

    By Claudia Carr

    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…

    Paperback – 2015-02-16
    Routledge
    Beginning the Law

  • Comparative Health Law and Policy: Critical Perspectives on Nigerian and Global Health Law book cover

    Comparative Health Law and Policy

    Critical Perspectives on Nigerian and Global Health Law

    By Irehobhude O. Iyioha, Remigius N. Nwabueze

    Health law and policy in Nigeria is an evolving and complex field of law, spanning a broad legal landscape and drawn from various sources. In addressing and interacting with these sources the volume advances research on health care law and policy in Nigeria and spells the beginning of what may now…

    Hardback – 2015-01-28
    Routledge

  • Critical Appraisal for FCEM book cover

    Critical Appraisal for FCEM

    By Duncan Bootland, Evan Coughlan, Robert Galloway, Stephanie Goubet

    The ability to read a paper, judge its quality, the importance of its results, and make a decision about whether to change practice based on the information given, is a core skill for all doctors. To be able to do this quickly and efficiently is, without a doubt, a skill needed by all…

    Paperback – 2014-12-12
    CRC Press

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