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This book is now Out of Print.
A new edition has been published, the details can be seen here:
Medical Law and Ethics 6th ed isbn 9780198747659

Medical Law and Ethics 5th ed


ISBN13: 9780198702269
New Edition ISBN: 9780198747659
Previous Edition ISBN: 9780199646401
Published: April 2014
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: Out of print



Medical Law and Ethics covers not only the core legal principles, key cases, and statutes that govern medical law, but also explores the key ethical debates and dilemmas that exist in the field to ensure that the law is firmly embedded within its context.

Carefully constructed features highlight these debates, drawing out the European angles, religious beliefs, and feminist perspectives which influence legal regulations. Other features such as 'a shock to the system', 'public opinion' and 'reality check' introduce further sociological aspects, contributing to the lively and engaging manner with which the subject is approached.

Subjects:
Medical Law
Contents:
1. Ethics and medical law
2. The structure of the NHS
3. Medical negligence
4. Consent to treatment
5. Confidentiality
6. Contraception, abortion, and pregnancy
7. Reproduction
8. Organ donation and the ownership of body parts
9. Dying and death
10. Mental health law
11. Research