Medical & Healthcare Law Products

  • Ethics, Law and Society

    Volume I, 1st Edition

    By Søren Holm

    Edited by Jennifer Gunning

    This key collection brings together a selection of papers commissioned and published by the Cardiff Centre for Ethics, Law & Society. It incorporates contributions from a group of international experts along with a selection of short opinion pieces written in response to specific ethical issues.…

    Paperback – 2019-05-23
    Routledge

  • Mental Capacity Casebook

    Clinical Assessment and Legal Commentary, 1st Edition

    By Tracey Ryan-Morgan

    The Mental Capacity Act 2005 (MCA) provides a legal framework for acting on behalf of individuals who lack the capacity to make decisions for themselves. The Mental Capacity Casebook showcases numerous real-life case studies in accordance to this Act. Through the exploration of various mental…

    Paperback – 2019-05-07
    Routledge

  • Improving Patient Safety

    Tools and Strategies for Quality Improvement, 1st Edition

    By Raghav Govindarajan

    Edited by Harleen Kaur, Anudeep Yelam

    Based on the IOM's estimate of 44,000 deaths annually, medical errors rank as the eighth leading cause of death in the U.S. Clearly medical errors are an epidemic that needs to be contained. Despite these numbers, patient safety and medical errors remain an issue for physicians and other clinicians…

    Hardback – 2019-01-28
    Productivity Press

  • Revival: Human Experimentation and Research (2003)

    1st Edition

    By George F. Tomossy, David N. Weisstub

    This title was first published in 2003: As new medical technologies and treatments develop with increasing momentum, the legal and ethical implications of research involving human participants are being called into question as never before. Human Experimentation and Research explores the…

    Paperback – 2019-01-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Revival: Your Life or Mine (2003)

    How Geoethics Can Resolve the Conflict Between Public and Private Interests in Xenotransplantation, 1st Edition

    By Martine Rothblatt

    This title was first published in 2003. Xenotransplantation - the transplantation of animal organs into humans - poses a fascinating moral dilemma. Should this ability to extend the lives of millions of older people be permitted given that it might trigger a new pandemic similar to AIDS? This study…

    Paperback – 2019-01-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Understanding the Lived Experiences of Persons with Disabilities in Nine Countries

    Active Citizenship and Disability in Europe Volume 2, 1st Edition

    Edited by Rune Halvorsen, Bjørn Hvinden, Julie Beadle Brown, Mario Biggeri, Jan Tøssebro, Anne Waldschmidt

    Over the last three decades, a number of reforms have taken place in European social policy with an impact on the opportunities for persons with disabilities to be full and active members of society. The policy reforms have aimed to change the balance between citizens’ rights and duties and&…

    Paperback – 2019-01-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Disability Studies

  • Contemporary Issues in Pharmaceutical Patent Law

    Setting the Framework and Exploring Policy Options, 1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2019-01-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Intellectual Property

  • Gene Editing, Law, and the Environment

    Life Beyond the Human, 1st Edition

    Edited by Irus Braverman

    Technologies like CRISPR and gene drives are ushering in a new era of genetic engineering, wherein the technical means to modify DNA are cheaper, faster, more accurate, more widely accessible, and with more far-reaching effects than ever before. These cutting-edge technologies raise legal, ethical,…

    Paperback – 2019-01-03
    Routledge
    Law, Science and Society

  • European Neonatal Research

    Consent, Ethics Committees and Law, 1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2018-12-31
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Human Rights and Disability

    Interdisciplinary Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by John-Stewart Gordon, Johann-Christian Põder, 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…

    Paperback – 2018-10-18
    Routledge

  • The Ethical and Legal Consequences of Posthumous Reproduction

    Arrogance, Avarice and Anguish, 1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2018-10-18
    Routledge
    Biomedical Law and Ethics Library

  • The World Ayahuasca Diaspora

    Reinventions and Controversies, 1st Edition

    Edited by Beatriz Caiuby Labate, Clancy Cavnar, Alex K. Gearin

    Ayahuasca is a psychoactive substance that has long been associated with indigenous Amazonian shamanic practices. The recent rise of the drink’s visibility in the media and popular culture, and its rapidly advancing inroads into international awareness, mean that the field of ayahuasca is quickly…

    Paperback – 2018-09-18
    Routledge

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