Medical & Healthcare Law Products

  • Ambient Assisted Living

    Edited by Nuno M. Garcia, Joel Jose P.C. Rodrigues

    Addresses an Emerging Shift in Developing Countries The authors and contributors of Ambient Assisted Living have recognized that the demographic profile is changing in many developing countries and have factored in an inversion of the demographic pyramid. The technology of ambient assisted living…

    Paperback – 2017-09-01 
    CRC Press
    Rehabilitation Science in Practice Series

  • International Biolaw and Shared Ethical Principles

    The Universal Declaration on Bioethics and Human Rights

    By Cinzia Caporale, Ilja Richard Pavone

    The Universal Declaration on Bioethics and Human Rights marked a significant step towards the recognition of universal standards in the field of science and medicine. A decade later, this book provides an overview of the ethical and legal developments which have occurred in the field of bioethics…

    Hardback – 2017-08-28 

  • Gene Editing, Law, and the Environment

    Life Beyond the Human

    Edited by Irus Braverman

    Technologies like CRISPR and gene drives are ushering in a new era of genetic engineering, wherein the technical means to modify DNA are cheaper, faster, more accurate, more widely accessible, and with more far-reaching effects than ever before. These cutting-edge technologies raise legal, ethical,…

    Hardback – 2017-08-24 
    Law, Science and Society

  • Phenomenological Bioethics

    Medical Technologies, Human Suffering, and the Meaning of Being Alive

    By Fredrik Svenaeus

    Emerging medical technologies are changing our views on human nature and whatit means to be alive, healthy, and leading a good life. Reproductive technologies,genetic diagnosis, organ transplantation, and psychopharmacological drugs all raiseexistential questions that need to be tackled by way of…

    Paperback – 2017-08-23 

  • Forensic Psychological and Neuropsychological Evaluations in Murder Cases

    A Guide for Practitioners in Law, Mental Health, and Neuroscience

    By John M. Fabian

    This essential reference for forensic mental health professionals and attorneys, neuroscientists, and social workers engaged in criminal law provides a guide on how to best assess and defend murder defendants through criminal forensic psychological evaluations. Combining forensic psychological,…

    Hardback – 2017-08-15 
    CRC Press

  • Monitoring Detention, Custody, Torture and Ill-treatment

    A Practical Approach to Prevention and Documentation

    Edited by Jason Payne-James, Jonathan Beynon, Duarte Vieira

    This landmark practical guide assists all those involved in monitoring detention conditions and investigating and preventing torture. The prestigious global author team identify the medical, legal and professional frameworks and international instruments applicable to those detained, and highlight…

    Paperback – 2017-08-14 
    CRC Press

  • Bio-Objects

    Life in the 21st Century

    Edited by Niki Vermeulen, Sakari Tamminen, Andrew Webster

    Increasing knowledge of the biological is fundamentally transforming what life itself means and where its boundaries lie. New developments in the biosciences - especially through the molecularisation of life - are (re)shaping healthcare and other aspects of our society. This cutting edge volume…

    Paperback – 2017-08-08 
    Theory, Technology and Society

  • Healthcare Crime

    Investigating Abuse, Fraud, and Homicide by Caregivers

    By Kelly M. Pyrek

    Crime perpetrated by healthcare professionals is increasingly pervasive in today’s hospitals and other healthcare settings. Patients, coworkers, and employers are vulnerable to exploitation, fraud, abuse, and even murder. Investigative journalist Kelly M. Pyrek interviews experts who provide…

    Paperback – 2017-06-30 
    CRC Press

  • Health and the National Health Service

    2nd Edition

    By John Carrier, Ian Kendall

    The NHS came into existence in an atmosphere of conflict centred on the strong ideological commitment of the Post-war Labour Government and the opposition of the Conservative Party of that time to the idea of a universally available and centrally planned medical care service. There was also…

    Paperback – 2017-06-30 
    Contemporary Issues in Public Policy

  • Global Health Disputes and Disparities

    A Critical Appraisal of International Law and Population Health

    By Dru Bhattacharya

    Global Health Disputes and Disparities explores inequalities in health around the world, looking particularly at the opportunity for, and limitations of, international law to promote population health by examining its intersection with human rights, trade, and epidemiology, and the controversial…

    Paperback – 2017-06-30 
    Routledge Studies in Public Health

  • The Delivery of Regenerative Medicines and Their Impact on Healthcare

    Edited by Catherine Prescott, Dame Julia Polak

    Now that prohibitions against stem cell research are relaxing, it is time for the field to move forward with the advances that promise to eliminate so much human suffering. However, it would be naïve to ignore the fact that regenerative medicines pose a whole new set of challenges to an industry…

    Paperback – 2017-06-30 
    CRC Press

  • Color Atlas of Forensic Medicine and Pathology

    New York City has the largest medical examiner’s office in the United States, and the Brooklyn division is the busiest of the five boroughs. Charles A. Catanese received his Forensic Pathology fellowship training in New York, and then worked full time as a Medical Examiner in the Brooklyn office…

    Paperback – 2017-06-30 
    CRC Press

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