Medical & Healthcare Law Products

  • Respect

    A necessary constraint on use of human beings in Medicine

    By Austen Garwood-Gowers

    The basic fact that a human individual's body is capable of serving interests beyond that individual has always been a double edged sword. On the one hand it allows for the free expression of human solidarity and community. On the other it provides the opportunity to treat the individual's body…

    Hardback – 2018-05-14 
    Medical Law and Ethics

  • 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 – 2018-04-28 

  • 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 – 2018-04-10 
    CRC Press

  • 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 – 2018-03-04 

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2018-02-02 

  • International Biolaw and Shared Ethical Principles

    The Universal Declaration on Bioethics and Human Rights

    Edited by Cinzia Caporale, Ilja Richard Pavone

    The Universal Declaration on Bioethics and Human Rights, 2005, marked a significant step towards the recognition of universal standards in the field of science and medicine. This book provides an overview of the ethical and legal developments which have occurred in the field of bioethics and human…

    Hardback – 2017-12-22 

  • Medical Practice and Malpractice

    Edited by Harvey Teff

    This title was first published in 2001: This volume provides a selection of key periodical literature on issues of major concern in medical practice and malpractice. It also contains an introductory overview of this fast-developing field.…

    Hardback – 2017-12-15 
    Routledge Revivals

  • European Neonatal Research

    Consent, Ethics Committees and Law

    Edited by Su Mason, Chris Megone

    This title was first published in 2001. An important book presenting the results of the European Union funded EURICON project in biomedical ethics. Involving experts in eleven countries, this project was motivated by European neonatal clinicians’ concerns about the problem of obtaining informed…

    Hardback – 2017-12-15 
    Routledge Revivals

  • Rights and Resources

    Edited by Frances H. Miller

    This title was first published in 2003. The fulfilment of health care rights in a world where resources are scarce is a prominent issue. In this volume, Frances H. Miller introduces studies on a wide variety of aspects of this important yet complex process.…

    Hardback – 2017-12-15 
    Routledge Revivals

  • Well Women

    The Gendered Nature of Health Care Provision

    By Anne Morris, Susan Nott

    This title was first published in 2002.This invaluable collection of essays critically evaluates the treatment received by women as recipients and providers of health care. It looks at how their role and needs are perceived and constructed by the law, by health care organizations, by the health…

    Hardback – 2017-12-15 
    Routledge Revivals

  • Are Persons Property?

    Legal Debates About Property and Personality

    By Margaret Davies, Ngaire Naffine

    This title was first published in 2001. Two of Australia’s leading feminist legal theorists examine the relationship between persons and property and the concept of self-ownership in relation to current legal debates.…

    Hardback – 2017-12-15 

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