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Routledge Handbook of Medical Law and Ethics

Edited by: Yann Joly, Bartha Maria Knoppers

ISBN13: 9780415628181
Published: September 2014
Publisher: Routledge
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Hardback
Price: £160.00
Paperback edition , ISBN13 9781138204126

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Increasingly globalization has meant that decisions made regarding medical care and health in one country may influence health and disease outcomes in other parts of the world.

Recognizing that medical law should not be confined to national silos this handbook approaches medical law and ethics from a global perspective. Whilst respecting and analyzing national developments the chapters take a concerted international approach, looking comparatively at developments within each area.

The book brings together leading scholars from both medical law and ethics backgrounds who have contributed specially commissioned pieces in order to present a critical overview and analysis of the current state of the field. The Handbook offers comprehensive coverage of longstanding and traditional topics in medical law and ethics, as well as providing dynamic insights into contemporary and emerging issues in this heavily debated field.

Topics covered include: "Human-animal" medicine and medical research Public Health Access to resources and medicines Traditional, complementary and alternative medicines Regenerative Medicine This advanced level reference work will prove invaluable to scholars, students and researchers in the disciplines of law, medicine, dentistry, nursing, ethics and theology.

Medical Law
1. Introduction, Bartha Maria Knoppers and Yann Joly

Part 1: Topics in Medical Law And Ethics
2. Ethics, Hank Greely
3. Health Professionals and the Organisation of Healthcare: Current Trends, Nola Ries
4. Public Health, Zita Lazzarini
5. Professional Liability, Lara Khoury
6. Consent, Trudo Lemmens
7. Confidentiality, Mark Rothstein
8. Children, Aart Hendriks and Denise Avard
9. End Of Life, Herman Nys
10. Disability, Aart Hendriks
11. Mental Health, Peter Bartlett
12. Traditional, Complementary And Alternative Medicine, Michael H. Cohen
13. Organ Transplantation, Carlos De Sola
14. Medical Research, Don Chalmers

Part 2: Key Emerging Issues
15. Genetics, Timothy Caulfield
16. Reproductive Health, Angela Campbell
17. Regenerative Medicine, Aurora Plomer
18. Prosthetics And Cybernetics, Ian Kerr
19. "Human-Animal" Medicine And Biomedical Research, Sheila A. M.Maclean
20. Personalized Medicine, Yann Joly and Vural Ozdemir
21. Telemedicine, Stefaan Callens
22. Conclusions, Yann Joly and Bartha Maria Knoppers