Medical & Healthcare Law Products

  • Revisiting Landmark Cases in Medical Law

    By Shaun D. Pattinson

    The development of medical law in the UK has been shaped by landmark decisions on such issues as consent, child welfare, genetics, and assisted suicide. Drawing on legal developments in the UK, US, and other jurisdictions, this book revisits a selection of leading cases in medical law, and argues…

    Hardback – 2016-05-01 
    Routledge
    Biomedical Law and Ethics Library

  • Regulating Tobacco, Alcohol and Unhealthy Foods

    The Legal Issues

    Edited by Tania Voon, Andrew Mitchell, Jonathan Liberman

    The need to reduce disability and premature deaths from non-communicable diseases (NCDs) is increasingly engaging international organisations and national and sub-national governments. In this book, experts from a range of backgrounds provide insights into the legal implications of regulating…

    Paperback – 2016-04-21 
    Routledge

  • Human Rights Law and Personal Identity

    By Jill Marshall

    This book explores the role human rights law plays in the formation, and protection, of our personal identities. Drawing from a range of disciplines, Jill Marshall examines how human rights law includes and excludes specific types of identity, which feed into moral norms of human freedom and human…

    Paperback – 2016-04-11 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Human Rights Law

  • Autonomy and Pregnancy

    A Comparative Analysis of Compelled Obstetric Intervention

    By Samantha Halliday

    Technology has come to dominate the modern experience of pregnancy and childbirth, but instead of empowering pregnant women, technology has been used to identify the foetus as a second patient characterised as a distinct entity with its own needs and interests. Often, foetal and the woman’s…

    Paperback – 2016-03-30 
    Routledge
    Biomedical Law and Ethics Library

  • Law, Immunization and the Right to Die

    By Jennifer Hardes

    Law, Immunization and the Right to Die focuses on the urgent matter of legal appeals and judicial decisions on assisted death. Drawing on key cases from the United Kingdom and Canada, the book focuses on the problematic paternalism of legal decisions that currently deny assisted dying and questions…

    Hardback – 2016-03-23 
    Routledge

  • Healthcare Fraud Investigation Guidebook

    By Charles E. Piper

    Some have estimated that healthcare fraud in the United States results in losses of approximately $80 billion a year. Although there are many books available that describe how to "detect" healthcare fraud, few address what must be done after the fraud is detected. Filling this need, Charles Piper’s…

    Paperback – 2016-03-23 
    CRC Press

  • Effective Leadership as a Cure for the NHS

    By Denise Chaffer

    While the investigations and reports which have followed recent health care scandals in the UK have highlighted the very important issue of addressing organizational culture and the need for more effective leadership at every level, patients and their families have struggled to comprehend how such…

    Paperback – 2016-03-22 
    CRC Press

  • Color Atlas of Forensic Medicine and Pathology, Second Edition

    Edited by Charles Catanese

    Now in its second edition, the best-selling Color Atlas of Forensic Medicine and Pathology is an easy-to-read reference covering forensic pathology principles, from basic to advanced concepts relating to all manners of death. Featuring over 1600 full-color images, including 400 more photographs…

    Hardback – 2016-03-11 
    CRC Press

  • Values and Institutions in Health Research Regulation

    The Case of Regenerative Medicine

    By Shawn H.E. Harmon

    This book undertakes an exploration of the key concept of ‘values’ and particularly examines the significance of socio-moral values to the advancement of the field of biomedical law and research governance. Values serve as a touchstone throughout the book and the author seeks to identify the values…

    Hardback – 2016-02-24 
    Routledge
    Biomedical Law and Ethics Library

  • Public-Private Partnerships and Responsibility under International Law

    A Global Health Perspective

    By Lisa Clarke

    Partnerships between the public and private sectors are an increasingly accepted method to deal with pressing global issues, such as those relating to health. Partnerships, comprised of states and international organizations (public sector) and companies, non-governmental organizations, research…

    Paperback – 2016-02-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in International Law

  • Knowledge, Technology and Law

    Edited by Emilie Cloatre, Martyn Pickersgill

    The relationships between knowledge, technologies, and legal processes are central to the constitution of contemporary societies. As such, they have come to provide the focus for a range of academic projects, across interdisciplinary legal studies and the social sciences. The domains of…

    Paperback – 2016-02-18 
    Routledge
    Law, Science and Society

  • Global Bioethics

    An introduction

    By Henk ten Have

    The panorama of bioethical problems is different today. Patients travel to Thailand for fast surgery; commercial surrogate mothers in India deliver babies to parents in rich countries; organs, body parts and tissues are trafficked from East to Western Europe; physicians and nurses migrating from…

    Paperback – 2016-02-10 
    Routledge

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