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 – 2017-08-31 

  • 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

    Fredrik Svenaeus is professor of philosophy at Södertörn University in Stockholm, Sweden.…

    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 – 2017-07-13 
    CRC Press

  • Bioethics: The Basics

    2nd Edition

    By Alastair V. Campbell

    Bioethics: The Basics is an introduction to the foundational principles, theories and issues in the study of medical and biological ethics. Readers are introduced to bioethics from the ground up before being invited to consider some of the most controversial but important questions facing us today.…

    Paperback – 2017-06-22 
    The Basics

  • Dignity, Mental Health and Human Rights

    Coercion and the Law

    By Brendan D. Kelly

    This book explores the human rights consequences of recent and ongoing revisions of mental health legislation in England and Ireland. Presenting a critical discussion of the World Health Organization's 'Checklist on Mental Health Legislation' from its Resource Book on Mental Health, Human Rights…

    Paperback – 2017-06-16 

  • Pregnancy, Property and Personhood

    By Mary Neal

    This book takes a critical conceptual approach to the jurisprudence of pregnancy, examining how the three concepts of conflict, personhood and property are key to the legal analysis and decision-making surrounding pregnancy. The book begins by questioning the ‘conflict model’ which is often…

    Hardback – 2017-06-01 
    Biomedical Law and Ethics Library

  • 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 – 2017-05-22
    Contemporary Issues in Public Policy

  • Volume 1: Developing Health: Challenges and Continuity Across the Life Span

    Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Global Health (ICGH 2016), November 9-11, Jakarta, Indonesia

    Edited by Agustin Kusumayati

    This work holds the proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Global Health (ICGH 2016), held November 9-11, 2016, in Jakarta, Indonesia. Main topics of the conference include: Health Systems (incl. Universal Health Coverage; Management of Healthcare Services; Health Policy and Financing;…

    Hardback – 2017-05-10
    CRC Press

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