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Medical Ethics and Law: The Core Curriculum 2nd ed

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ISBN13: 9780443103377
Published: February 2008
Publisher: Churchill Livingstone
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: £24.99



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The book is in two sections. The first considers general aspects of ethics (in the context of medicine); the second section covers the topics identified in the consensus agreement. The content of medical law is not intended to be comprehensive and relates very much to the ethical issues.

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Subjects:
Medical Law
Contents:
Part 1: Ethical and legal background:
Reasoning about ethics.
Ethics and legal background.
Three core concepts in medical ethics - best interests, autonomy and rights.
An introduction to law.
Doctors, patients and professions.
Part 2. Specific topics.
Consent.
Confidentiality.
Genetics.
Reproductive medicine.
Children.
Mental disorder.
End of life.
Resource allocation.
Research.
Disease, disability and human enhancement.
Useful web resources in medical ethics and law.