Medical & Healthcare Law Products

  • Respect

    A necessary constraint on use of human beings in Medicine

    By Austen Garwood-Gowers

    The basic fact that a human individual's body is capable of serving interests beyond that individual has always been a double edged sword. On the one hand it allows for the free expression of human solidarity and community. On the other it provides the opportunity to treat the individual's body…

    Hardback – 2018-10-15 
    Routledge
    Medical Law and Ethics

  • Automatism as a Defence

    By John Rumbold

    Automatism is a notoriously difficult subject for law students, lawyers, and judges. This book explores the science and medicine of sleep disorders and examines how the criminal process deals with such disorders when presented as a defence. It systematically examines the legal doctrines involved,…

    Hardback – 2018-10-09 
    Routledge

  • Medical Practice and Malpractice

    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 – 2018-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Are Persons Property?

    Legal Debates About Property and Personality

    By Margaret Davies, Ngaire Naffine

    This title was first published in 2001. Two of Australia’s leading feminist legal theorists examine the relationship between persons and property and the concept of self-ownership in relation to current legal debates.…

    Hardback – 2018-09-30 
    Routledge

  • Life Care Planning and Case Management Handbook

    4th Edition

    Edited by Roger O. Weed, Debra E. Berens

    Life Care Planning is an advanced collaborative practice concerned with coordinating, accessing, evaluating, and monitoring necessary services for individuals with significant medical adversity. This handbook provides a comprehensive resource for all people involved with catastrophic impairments…

    Hardback – 2018-09-11 
    Routledge

  • Regulating Sex After Aids

    Queer Risks and Contagion Politics

    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 – 2018-08-31 
    Routledge
    Social Justice

  • A Feminist Analysis of Mental Health Law

    Reconceptualising Rights

    By Claire Murray

    Most common law jurisdictions have a rights-based model of mental health law – whether procedural or substantive – and individual human rights have become the main normative element in mental health law. There is, however, a growing critical discourse on the nature of the current rights-based model…

    Hardback – 2018-07-31 
    Routledge

  • Drug Control in International Law

    By Daniel Wisehart

    The book provides for an extensive legal analysis of the international drug control system in the light of growing challenges and criticism that this system faces. In the current debate on global drug policy, the central pillars of the international drug control system, the UN Drug Conventions as…

    Hardback – 2018-07-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in International Law

  • A Public Health Strategy for Living, Aging and Dying in Solidarity

    Designing Elder-Centered and Palliative Systems of Care, Environments, Services and Supports

    By Mary Beth Morrissey, Melissa Lang, Barney Newman

    With more people living longer lives, there is increased importance in the health care industry on improving services for the elderly. This comprehensive book gives an expert overview of the topics and challenges, along with imperative ethical and legal frameworks. The book also details existing…

    Hardback – 2018-07-06 
    CRC Press
    Best Practices for Public Health

  • Successful Expert Testimony, Fifth Edition

    By Max M. Houck, Christine Funk, Harold Feder

    A major revision of the landmark book on expert testimony Feder’s Succeeding as an Expert Witness, Successful Expert Testimony, Fifth Edition highlights the book’s value to both attorneys and expert witnesses in promoting effective, impactful courtroom testimony. The book outlines the role of…

    Hardback – 2018-06-28 
    CRC Press

  • Law, Palliative Care and Dying

    Legal and Ethical Challenges

    By John Lombard

    Law, Palliative Care and Dying critically examines the role of the legal framework in shaping the boundaries of palliative care practice. The work underlines the importance of a distinct legal framework for specialist palliative care which can provide clarity for both the healthcare professional…

    Hardback – 2018-05-25 
    Routledge

  • Critical Perspectives on Coercive Interventions

    Law, Medicine and Society

    Edited by Claire Spivakovsky, Kate Seear, Adrian Carter

    Coercive medico-legal interventions are often employed to prevent people deemed to be unable to make competent decisions about their health, such as minors, people with mental illness, disability or problematic alcohol or other drug use, from harming themselves or others. These interventions can…

    Hardback – 2018-05-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Frontiers of Criminal Justice

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