Medical & Healthcare Law Products

  • A Feminist Analysis of Mental Health Law

    Reconceptualising Rights

    By Claire Murray

    Most common law jurisdictions have a rights-based model of mental health law – whether procedural or substantive – and individual human rights have become the main normative element in mental health law. There is, however, a growing critical discourse on the nature of the current rights-based model…

    Hardback – 2018-07-31 

  • Successful Expert Testimony, Fifth Edition

    Edited by Max M. Houck, Christine Funk, Harold Feder

    A major revision of the landmark book on expert testimony Feder’s Succeeding as an Expert Witness, Successful Expert Testimony, Fifth Edition highlights the book’s value to both attorneys and expert witnesses in promoting effective, impactful courtroom testimony. The book outlines the role of…

    Hardback – 2018-07-15 
    CRC Press

  • Workplace Clinics and Employer Managed Healthcare

    A Catalyst for Cost Savings and Improved Productivity, Second Edition

    By A. Michael LaPenna

    The concept of an employer attempting to manage healthcare cost and quality is not new. There are numerous national and individual statistics that relate the cost and purchasing challenges in the provision of healthcare as a benefit and a competitive barrier for American enterprises. Workplace…

    Paperback – 2018-07-15 
    Productivity Press

  • Drug Control in International Law

    By Daniel Wisehart

    The book provides for an extensive legal analysis of the international drug control system in the light of growing challenges and criticism that this system faces. In the current debate on global drug policy, the central pillars of the international drug control system, the UN Drug Conventions as…

    Hardback – 2018-07-15 
    Routledge Research in International Law

  • A Public Health Strategy for Living, Aging and Dying Well in America

    Designing Elder-Centered and Palliative Systems of Care, Environments, Services and Supports

    By Mary Beth Morrissey, Melissa Lang, Barney Newman

    With more people living longer lives, there is increased importance in the health care industry on improving services for the elderly. This comprehensive book gives an expert overview of the topics and challenges, along with imperative ethical and legal frameworks. The book also details existing…

    Hardback – 2018-07-02 
    CRC Press
    Best Practices for Public Health

  • Pathology of Sharp Force Trauma

    By Peter Vanezis

    Of use and applicable to all forensic pathologists throughout the world, the book covers all aspects of the pathology of sharp force trauma and its clinico-pathological interrelationship from the forensic (medico-legal perspective). It is intended to be a reference manual and practical guide for…

    Pack - Book & Ebook – 2018-07-01 
    CRC Press

  • Life Care Planning and Case Management Handbook, Fourth Edition

    Edited by Debra E. Berens, Roger O. Weed

    This book covers the professional roles involved in life care planning, as well as a wide range of disabilities and medical conditions and general issues. Updated throughout, this fourth edition includes new chapters on life care planning for veterans, medical coding and costing for life care…

    Hardback – 2018-06-30 

  • Automatism as Defence in Criminal Law

    By John Rumbold

    Automatism is a notoriously difficult subject for law students, lawyers, and judges. This book explores the science and medicine of sleep disorders and examines how the criminal process deals with such disorders when presented as a defence. It lays out systematically, logically, and simply the…

    Hardback – 2018-06-28 

  • Law, Palliative Care and Dying

    Legal and Ethical Challenges

    By John Lombard

    Law, Palliative Care and Dying critically examines the role of the legal framework in shaping the boundaries of palliative care practice. The work underlines the importance of a distinct legal framework for specialist palliative care which can provide clarity for both the healthcare professional…

    Hardback – 2018-05-29 

  • The Fetus as a Patient

    A Contested Concept and its Normative Implications

    Edited by Dagmar Schmitz, Angus Clarke, Wybo Dondorp

    Due to new developments in prenatal testing and therapy the fetus is increasingly visible, examinable and treatable in prenatal care. Accordingly, physicians tend to perceive the fetus as a patient and understand themselves as having certain professional duties towards it. However, it is far from…

    Hardback – 2018-05-09 
    Biomedical Law and Ethics Library

  • Critical Perspectives on Coercive Interventions

    Law, Medicine and Society

    Edited by Claire Spivakovsky, Kate Seear, Adrian Carter

    Coercive medico-legal interventions are often employed to prevent people deemed to be unable to make competent decisions about their health, such as minors, people with mental illness, disability or problematic alcohol or other drug use, from harming themselves or others. These interventions can…

    Hardback – 2018-04-26 
    Routledge Frontiers of Criminal Justice

  • Neurological Malingering

    Edited by Alan R. Hirsch

    Physicians have little training in examining the credibility of a patient’s medical presentation directly and are confronted with the possibility of malingering. This books serves as a guide for health practitioners and clinicians to diagnose neurological malingering cases. It covers history,…

    Hardback – 2018-04-13 
    CRC Press

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