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A new edition is due, details can be seen here:
Medical Law and Ethics 5th ed isbn 9780414060272

Medical Law and Ethics 4th ed


ISBN13: 9780414031708
New Edition ISBN: 9780414060272
Previous Edition ISBN: 9780414048607
Published: September 2014
Publisher: Sweet & Maxwell Ltd
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: £32.95



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The 4th edition of Medical Law and Ethics covers the major topics of medical law and ethics, combining detailed legal explanation and analysis with moral theory and philosophy

Considers the wider contextual pressures facing the law such as the impact of patient consumerism, and the changing perceptions of medicine.

Chapters can be read individually to provide detailed overviews of specific topics or together, as part of the whole, for a comprehensive understanding of the subject.

New to this edition:

  • Restructured to reflect modern medical law course (see Table of Contents below)
  • Introduction of pedagogical features such as summary boxes throughout each chapter
  • Expanded discussion of Mental Health law
  • Coverage of legal developments including Supreme Court decisions on the end of life (Aintree University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust v James and R (Nicklinson) v Ministry of Justice)

Subjects:
Medical Law
Contents:
Introduction
NHS Structure, Resources and Negligence
Consent and Patient Information
Reproductive Medicine
Research and Experimentation
Transplantation
The End of Life
Conclusion.