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Vol 23 No 4 April/May 2018

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Medicine and the Law


ISBN13: 9780198082880
Published: March 2014
Publisher: Oxford University Press India
Country of Publication: India
Format: Hardback
Price: £44.99



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This book analyses various issues concerning the application of law to the field of medical practice, education, and research from a global perspective with particular focus on India. The volume, analytical in approach and comprehensive in coverage, ought to evoke vital public interest in that it examines technological advancements in the medical field that have legal, social, and ethical implications. The issues, including organ transplant, euthanasia, surrogacy and abortion, sex selection, the concept of consent, clinical trials, designer babies, cosmetic enhancement and confidentiality, are common to all countries but vary in their moral perception due to diverse cultural underpinnings of each country. The author adopts an interdisciplinary approach combining law with medicine to address these issues. This book is also a comparative study with a special focus on Indian case law and jurisdictions from other countries including the US and the UK.

Subjects:
Other Jurisdictions , India
Contents:
PREFACE
INTRODUCTION
1. MEDICAL EDUCATION
2. MEDICAL ETHICS
3. CONSENT
4. DOCTOR IN COURTS
5. MEDICAL NEGLIGENCE
6. ASSISTED REPRODUCTION
7. SEX SELECTION AND MEDICAL TERMINATION OF PREGNANCY
8. MEDICAL RESEARCH AND PATENTS
9. ORGAN TRANSPLANT
10. SEXUALITY: THE OTHER SIDE
11. COSMETIC ENHANCEMENT AND MAGIC REMEDIES
12. MEDICAL INSURANCE
13. JOINING THE LOOSE ENDS
INDEX