Medical & Healthcare Law Products

  • Geriatric Rehabilitation

    From Bedside to Curbside

    Edited by K. Rao Poduri

    Geriatric Rehabilitation addresses the fact that this is an age in which individuals have increasing longevity, better health care, education and expectations of health care which present new, increasing and even radical challenges to health care providers. The care of our older patients in…

    Hardback – 2017-03-16 
    CRC Press
    Rehabilitation Science in Practice Series

  • Legal Issues in Medicine

    An International Approach

    By Anil Aggrawal

    Written by the editor of the Journal of Forensic Medicine and Toxicology, this practical book explains how to avoid such pitfalls of the medical professions as failure to diagnose, confidentiality, disclosure of information, lack of informed consent, and poor documentation. It aids doctors in all…

    Hardback – 2017-03-15 
    CRC Press

  • Regulating Sex After Aids

    Queer Risks and Contagion Politics

    By Neil Cobb

    This book sheds new light on the complex relationship between criminal liability, sexuality and public health in the era of Aids. It analyses, in particular, the role of public health arguments, and the language of ‘sexual rights’, in legal struggles aimed at decriminalising certain forms of ‘risky…

    Hardback – 2017-03-15 
    Routledge
    Social Justice

  • Rethinking Patient Safety

    By Suzette Woodward

    In the last 15 years we've seen a multitude of improvement programs and projects to improve the safety of patient care in healthcare. However, the full potential of these efforts and especially those that seek to address an entire system has not yet been reached. A different way of thinking is…

    Hardback – 2017-03-15 
    Productivity Press

  • Advanced ICD-10 for Physicians Including Worker’s Compensation and Personal Injury

    By Eugene Fukumoto

    ICD-10 is the 10th revision of the International Statistical Classification of Diseases and Related Health Problems (ICD), a medical classification list by the World Health Organization. It contains codes for diseases, signs and symptoms, abnormal findings, complaints, social circumstances, and…

    Paperback – 2017-03-04 
    Productivity Press

  • Contemporary Issues in Pharmaceutical Patent Law

    Setting the Framework and Exploring Policy Options

    Edited by Bryan Mercurio, Daria Kim

    This collection reflects on contemporary and contentious issues in international rulemaking in regards to pharmaceutical patent law. With chapters from both well-established and rising scholars, the collection contributes to the understanding of the regulatory framework governing pharmaceutical…

    Hardback – 2017-02-10 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Intellectual Property

  • The Affordable Care Act Decision

    Philosophical and Legal Implications

    Edited by Fritz Allhoff, Mark Hall

    Interest in NFIB v. Sebelius has been extraordinarily high, from as soon as the legislation was passed, through lower court rulings, the Supreme Court’s grant of certiorari, and the decision itself, both for its substantive holdings and the purported behind-the-scene dynamics. Legal blogs exploded…

    Paperback – 2017-02-06 
    Routledge

  • The Umbilical Cord Blood Controversies in Medical Law

    By Karen Devine

    Since the therapeutic value of umbilical cord blood (UCB) stem cells was first recognised in the late 1980s, there has been a proliferation of both public and private UCB banks worldwide. However, the ability to utilise such a potentially valuable resource has provoked a number of controversies. In…

    Hardback – 2017-01-24 
    Routledge
    Biomedical Law and Ethics Library

  • Revisiting the Regulation of Human Fertilisation and Embryology

    By Kirsty Horsey

    The Human Fertilisation and Embryology Act 2008 was a major update to the UK’s laws on the use and regulation of reproductive technology and assisted reproduction. Since the enactment of the new law, the sector’s regulatory body, the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority (HFEA), has also…

    Paperback – 2017-01-24 
    Routledge
    Biomedical Law and Ethics Library

  • Patient Safety

    Investigating and Reporting Serious Clinical Incidents

    By Russell Kelsey

    At a time of increasing regulatory scrutiny and medico-legal risk, managing serious clinical incidents within primary care has never been more important. Failure to manage appropriately can have serious consequences both for service organisations and for individuals involved. This is the first…

    Paperback – 2017-01-21 
    CRC Press

  • Critically Impaired Infants and End of Life Decision Making

    Resource Allocation and Difficult Decisions

    By Neera Bhatia

    Decisions to withdraw or withhold life-sustaining treatment are contentious, and offer difficult moral dilemmas to both medical practitioners and the judiciary. This issue is exacerbated when the patient is unable to exercise autonomy and is entirely dependent on the will of others. This book…

    Paperback – 2017-01-17 
    Routledge
    Biomedical Law and Ethics Library

  • Surrogacy, Law and Human Rights

    By Paula Gerber, Katie O'Byrne

    Surrogacy presents particularly complex questions for human rights law and theory. This book provides a unique and insightful examination into the underexplored issues of how domestic and international law is responding to the sharp increase in the use of surrogacy. The work presents critical…

    Paperback – 2017-01-13 
    Routledge

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