Health Law and Ethics Products

  • Public Health Law

    Ethics, Governance, and Regulation

    By John Coggon, Keith Syrett, A. M. Viens

    Public health activity, and the state’s public health responsibilities to assure the conditions in which people can be healthy, can only be achieved through different means of social coordination. This places law and regulation at the heart of public health. They are fundamental both to methods of…

    Paperback – 2016-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Applied Public Health Ethics

    Making Ethical Decisions

    By Alison Hann

    This book explores the ethics and efficacy of many current public health programmes, looking at screening, surveillance and interventions as well as health inequalities and professional practice. Investigating relative costs and benefits, it is the perfect introduction to real world public health…

    Paperback – 2016-11-30 
    Routledge

  • The Ethical and Legal Consequences of Posthumous Reproduction

    Arrogance, Avarice and Anguish

    By Browne Lewis

    Posthumous reproduction refers to the procedure that enables a child to be conceived using the gametes of a dead person. Advances in reproductive technology mean it is now possible to assist in creating a life after you die, and in recent years the number of women who have attempted to get pregnant…

    Hardback – 2016-11-02 
    Routledge
    Biomedical Law and Ethics Library

  • Parental Obligations and Bioethics

    The Duties of a Creator

    By Bernard G. Prusak

    This book examines the question of what parental obligations procreators incur by bringing children into being. Prusak argues that parents, as procreators, have obligations regarding future children that constrain the liberty of would-be parents to do as they wish. Moreover, these obligations…

    Paperback – 2016-10-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Annals of Bioethics

  • Genetic Discrimination

    Transatlantic Perspectives on the Case for a European Level Legal Response

    Edited by Gerard Quinn, Aisling de Paor, Peter Blanck

    As genetic technologies advance, genetic testing may well offer the prospect of detecting the onset of future disabilities. Some research also forwards that certain behavioural profiles may have a strong genetic basis, such as the determination to succeed, or the propensity for risk-taking. As this…

    Paperback – 2016-10-31 
    Routledge

  • Vulnerability, Autonomy, and Applied Ethics

    Edited by Christine Straehle

    Vulnerability is an important concern of moral philosophy, political philosophy and many discussions in applied ethics. Yet the concept itself—what it is and why it is morally salient—is under-theorized. Vulnerability, Autonomy, and Applied Ethics brings together theorists working on…

    Hardback – 2016-10-26 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Applied Ethics

  • Becoming a Nurse

    Fundamentals of Professional Practice for Nursing, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Derek Sellman, Paul Snelling

    The guidelines and skills required to become a nurse are always changing and it can be difficult to stay up-to-date with the current standards. This book has been specifically designed to address the main skills you need to meet NMC requirements. Becoming a Nurse will demystify what you need to…

    Paperback – 2016-10-12 
    Routledge

  • When Doctors and Parents Disagree

    Ethics, Paediatrics and the Zone of Parental Discretion

    Edited by Rosalind McDougall, Clare Delany, Lynn Gillam

    In paediatrics, clinicians and parents sometimes disagree about the appropriate medical treatment for a child. Parents can prefer an option that differs from the clinician’s recommendation. When should the parents’ decision about their child’s medical treatment be overridden? This book explores…

    Paperback – 2016-08-11
    Routledge

  • The Common Good and Ecological Integrity

    Human Rights and the Support of Life

    Edited by Laura Westra, Janice Gray, Antonio D'Aloia

    Proponents of the concept of ecological integrity argue that it is a necessary component of global governance on which the sustainable future of the planet and its inhabitants depends. This book presents the latest research and current thinking on the role of ecological integrity in…

    Hardback – 2016-05-25
    Routledge

  • Regulating Tobacco, Alcohol and Unhealthy Foods

    The Legal Issues

    Edited by Tania Voon, Andrew Mitchell, Jonathan Liberman

    The need to reduce disability and premature deaths from non-communicable diseases (NCDs) is increasingly engaging international organisations and national and sub-national governments. In this book, experts from a range of backgrounds provide insights into the legal implications of regulating…

    Paperback – 2016-05-10
    Routledge

  • Vulnerability

    Challenging Bioethics

    By Henk ten Have

    Alongside globalization, the sense of vulnerability among people and populations has increased. We feel vulnerable to disease as new infections spread rapidly across the globe, while disasters and climate change make health increasingly precarious. Moreover, clinical trials of new drugs often…

    Paperback – 2016-04-08
    Routledge

  • The Economics of Resource Allocation in Health Care

    Cost-utility, social value, and fairness

    By Andrea Klonschinski

    The question of how to allocate scarce medical resources has become an important public policy issue in recent decades. Cost-utility analysis is the most commonly used method for determining the allocation of these resources, but this book counters the argument that overcoming its inherent…

    Hardback – 2016-04-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Social Economics

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