Medical & Healthcare Law Products

  • Detecting Doping in Sport

    By Stephen Moston, Terry Engelberg

    The book explores the changing landscape of anti-doping investigations, which now largely centre on the collection of intelligence about doping through processes such as surveillance, interviews with witnesses and interrogation of athletes. It examines why and how investigative processes, hitherto…

    Hardback – 2016-12-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport and Exercise Science

  • Human Rights and Disability

    Interdisciplinary Perspectives

    Edited by John-Stewart Gordon, Johann-Christian Poder, Holger Burckhart

    The formerly established medically-based idea of disability, with its charity-based approach to treatment and services, is being replaced by a human rights-based approach in which people with impairments are no longer considered medical problems, totally dependent on the beneficence of non-impaired…

    Hardback – 2016-11-25 
    Routledge

  • The Ethical Challenges of Emerging Medical Technologies

    Edited by Arthur L. Caplan, Brendan Parent

    This collection of essays emphasizes society’s increasingly responsible engagement with ethical challenges in emerging medical technology. Expansion of technological capacity and attention to patient safety have long been integral to improving healthcare delivery but only relatively recently have…

    Hardback – 2016-11-15 
    Ashgate
    The Library of Essays on the Ethics of Emerging Technologies

  • 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 donor-conception and the search for information by donor-conceived people. It details differing regulatory approaches across the globe, including those that provide for ‘open-identity’ or anonymous donation, or that take a ‘dual-track’ approach. In doing so, it identifies models…

    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

  • 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 – 2016-09-16 
    CRC Press

  • 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 – 2016-09-06 
    Routledge

  • Health Workforce Governance

    Improved Access, Good Regulatory Practice, Safer Patients

    By Stephanie D. Short

    Edited by Fiona McDonald

    With increasing recognition of the international market in health professionals and the impact of globalism on regulation, the governance of the health workforce is moving towards greater public engagement and increased transparency. This book discusses the challenges posed by these processes such…

    Paperback – 2016-08-31 
    Routledge

  • The Right to Life and the Value of Life

    Orientations in Law, Politics and Ethics

    Edited by Jon Yorke

    This groundbreaking book is the first collection to investigate the law, political science and ethical perspectives collectively in relation to the right and value of life. Its contributions from international roster of scholars are organized around five themes: a theoretical positioning of life…

    Paperback – 2016-08-31 
    Routledge

  • The Law of Intervening Causation

    By Douglas Hodgson

    Utilizing a comparative examination of case-law from England, Canada, the USA, Australia, New Zealand and Ireland, this volume provides a comprehensive and systematic study of the law of intervening causation (novus actus interveniens) to present an analysis of this particular judicial limitation…

    Paperback – 2016-08-31 
    Routledge

  • Biotechnological Inventions

    Moral Restraints and Patent Law

    By Oliver Mills

    Advances in modern biotechnology have produced profound and far-reaching implications for the relationship between humans, animals and the environment. As a result, a debate has arisen surrounding the legal, moral and social problems connected with this technology, a central part of the debate…

    Paperback – 2016-08-31 
    Routledge

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