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Autonomy and Pregnancy: A Comparative Analysis of Compelled Obstetric Intervention

ISBN13: 9780415423038
Published: May 2016
Publisher: Routledge-Cavendish
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: £39.99
Hardback edition , ISBN13 9781859419182

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Topical and contemporary, this book explores a number of current issues relating to reproduction. Critically analyzing medical ethics and the law in a variety of jurisdictions, it makes suggestions on reforming the law in the UK.

Looking at the relationship between the law and medical ethics in a number of jurisdictions, including Germany, the US, France, the Republic of Ireland, Australia, the Netherlands and Belgium, the author examines:

    embryo research failed sterilization the fertility of the incompetent international initiatives, such as the Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Dignity of the Human Being with regard to the application of biology and medicine.
This is a valuable book for those studying law and medical healthcare law.

Medical Law
1. Introduction: Reproductive Ethics, the Interests Involved and the Use of Law to Regulate Reproduction
2. Controlling the Fertility of the Incompetent (Considering the Law in England, Wales, Canada, Germany and the USA)
3. Liability for Harm Caused by a Failed Sterilisation (Considering the Law in England, Wales, France and the Netherlands)
4. Medically Assisted Reproduction (Including a Discussion of the Law Relating to Saviour Siblings and Genetic Testing, Considering the Law in England and Wales, Italy and Germany)
5. Embryo Research (Including Embryonic Stem Cell Research (Considering the Law in the UK, the Netherlands and Germany)
6. Abortion (Considering the Law in the UK, Germany, the Republic of Ireland and the USA)
7. Court Authorised Obstetric Intervention: Caesareans and Blood Transfusions (Considering the Law in England, Wales and the USA)
8. Conclusions