Medical & Healthcare Law Products

  • Forensic Psychiatry and Psychology Practice

    Bearing Witness to Change

    Edited by Ezra Griffith, Michael A. Norko, Alec Buchanan, Madelon V. Baranoski, Howard Zonana

    This book explores the response of forensic psychiatry to changes over the last several decades. It also presents forensic psychiatry itself as an agent of change that has shaped psychiatry, public policy, and law. Topics include selected developments in forensic practice, the management and…

    Paperback – 2016-08-22 
    CRC Press

  • The Ethics of Care

    Moral Knowledge, Communication and the Art of Caregiving

    Edited by Alan Blum, Stuart J Murray

    Beginning with a focus on the ethical foundations of caregiving in health and expanding towards problems of ethics and justice implicated in a range of issues, this book develops and expands the notion of care itself and its connection to practice. Organised around the themes of culture as a…

    Hardback – 2016-08-02 
    Routledge Studies in Health and Social Welfare

  • Fundamentals of Medical Practice Investigation

    By Jeffrey D. Lane

    This area of criminal investigation has very few published resourses available. it provide the novice medical investigator a resource to guide them through the investigative process. Seasoned medical investigators may find the work useful as a tool to refresh their skills. It is developed to bring…

    Hardback – 2016-07-29 
    CRC Press

  • Psychiatric Criminology

    A Roadmap for Rapid Assessment

    By John A. Liebert, MD, William J. Birnes, JD, PhD

    Since the shutdown of our public psychiatry system, the seriously mentally ill are now mostly managed by public safety officers, school officials, emergency first responders and social workers with little experience in recognizing symptoms, triggers and issues. This book addresses the need to…

    Hardback – 2016-07-27 
    CRC Press

  • Participatory Healthcare

    A Person-Centered Approach to Healthcare Transformation

    Edited by Jan Oldenburg

    This book is written through the lens of patients, caregivers, healthcare representatives and families, highlighting new models of interaction between providers and patients and what people would like in their healthcae experience. It will envision a new kind of healthcare system that recommends on…

    Paperback – 2016-07-13 
    CRC Press
    21st Century Business Management

  • The World Ayahuasca Diaspora

    Reinventions and Controversies

    Edited by Beatriz Labate, Clancy Cavnar, Alex K. Gearin

    Ayahuasca is a psychoactive substance that has long been associated with indigenous Amazonian shamanic practices. The recent rise of the drink’s visibility in the media and popular culture, and its rapidly advancing inroads into international awareness, mean that the field of ayahuasca is quickly…

    Hardback – 2016-07-13 
    Vitality of Indigenous Religions

  • Routledge Handbook of Disability Law and Human Rights

    Edited by Peter Blanck, Eilionóir Flynn

    This handbook provides a comprehensive and authoritative state-of-the-art review of the current and emerging research and policy on disability law. Bringing together a team of respected and experienced experts, the handbook offers a range of jurisdictional and multidisciplinary perspectives. The…

    Hardback – 2016-07-11 

  • Ethics and Professionalism in Healthcare

    Transition and Challenges

    Edited by Sabine Salloch, Verena Sandow, Jan Schildmann, Jochen Vollmann

    Recent social developments, such as demographic change, skill shortages and new medical technologies, have necessitated a transition in the traditional roles of health-care professions. New forms of division of labour and inter-professional health-care education are emerging while at the same time…

    Hardback – 2016-06-29 

  • Routledge Handbook of Medical Law and Ethics

    Edited by Yann Joly, Bartha Maria Knoppers

    This book explores the scope, application and role of medical law, regulatory norms and ethics, and addresses key challenges introduced by contemporary advances in biomedical research and healthcare. While mindful of national developments, the handbook supports a global perspective in its approach…

    Paperback – 2016-06-17 

  • Autonomy and Pregnancy

    A Comparative Analysis of Compelled Obstetric Intervention

    By Samantha Halliday

    Technology has come to dominate the modern experience of pregnancy and childbirth, but instead of empowering pregnant women, technology has been used to identify the foetus as a second patient characterised as a distinct entity with its own needs and interests. Often, foetal and the woman’s…

    Paperback – 2016-05-13
    Biomedical Law and Ethics Library

  • 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

  • Human Rights Law and Personal Identity

    By Jill Marshall

    This book explores the role human rights law plays in the formation, and protection, of our personal identities. Drawing from a range of disciplines, Jill Marshall examines how human rights law includes and excludes specific types of identity, which feed into moral norms of human freedom and human…

    Paperback – 2016-04-21
    Routledge Research in Human Rights Law

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