Medical & Healthcare Law Products

  • 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

  • Donor Conception and the Search for Information

    From Secrecy and Anonymity to Openness

    By Sonia Allan

    This book examines the extent to which laws in the United States, Canada, United Kingdom and Australia regulate access to assisted reproductive technology (ART) and control the use of surrogacy and payments made to surrogate mothers. It also provides a review of the varied answers offered to the…

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

  • Law, Environmental Illness and Medical Uncertainty

    The Contested Governance of Health

    By Tarryn Phillips

    We’ve seen it before, with asbestos-related disease, leukaemia clusters and lung cancer caused by cigarettes. There tends to be a lag between the emergence of environmental risks and chemical injuries, and their recognition and therapeutic treatment by medicine and the law. Law, Environmental…

    Paperback – 2016-10-06 
    Routledge
    Social Justice

  • Towards a Rhetoric of Medical Law

    By John Harrington

    Challenging the dominant account of medical law as normatively and conceptually subordinate to medical or bioethics, this book provides an innovative account of medical law as a rhetorical practice. The aspiration to provide a firm grounding for medical law in ethical principle has not yet been…

    Hardback – 2016-09-15 
    Routledge

  • The World Ayahuasca Diaspora

    Reinventions and Controversies

    Edited by Beatriz Caiuby 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 – 2016-08-16 
    Routledge
    Vitality of Indigenous Religions

  • 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 and psychology to changes over the last several decades. It presents the disciplines themselves as change agents that have shaped forensic work, public policy, and law. Topics include selected developments in forensic practice, the management…

    Paperback – 2016-08-15 
    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 – 2016-08-11 
    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 – 2016-08-10 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Health and Social Welfare

  • 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 – 2016-08-01 
    CRC Press
    HIMSS Book Series

  • Fundamentals of Medical Practice Investigation

    By Jeffrey D. Lane

    Fundamentals of Medical Practice Investigation fills an important gap in the resources for criminal investigators. Appropriate for novice medical investigators as well as seasoned investigators looking to sharpen their skills, this book unites step-by-step fundamentals with up-to-date research…

    Hardback – 2016-07-25 
    CRC Press

  • Routledge Handbook of Disability Law and Human Rights

    Edited by Peter Blanck, Eilionoir 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 – 2016-07-14
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2016-06-20
    Routledge

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