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Ethics, Injuries and the Law in Sports Medicine

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ISBN13: 9780750615761
ISBN: 0750615761
Published: June 1999
Publisher: Butterworth-Heinemann
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: Out of print

The original book addresses the key legal and ethical issues in the rapidly developing specialty of sports and exercise medicine. Edward Grayson uses the World Medical Association Ethical Guidelines for Sports Medicine as a coherent framework within which to explain, for health professionals, how the traditional medico-legal criteria apply both nationally and internationally. Topics discussed include some of the more controversial issues which are becoming a frequent occurrence 'on and off the field', and are regularly featured in the media.

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Medical Law, Sports Law
Introduction: Why now - and how?
Sport and the law for the world of medicine
WMA Guideline 1 - general overview
WMA Guideline 2 - children
WMA Guideline 3 - professionals
WMA Guideline 4 - drugs
WMA Guideline 5 - pressures
WMA Guideline 6 and 7 - objectivity
WMA Guideline 8, 9 and 10 - confidentiality
WMA Guideline 11 and 12 - teamwork
WMA Guideline 13 - regulations
Guidelines - Summary - public protection
Conclusion: Evidence, ethics, injuries and the law in sport and sports medicine
Appendix I - A code of ethics for sports medicine
Appendix II - WMA declaration on principles of health care for sports medicine
Appendix III - Reviving ethics in sports
Time for physicians to act
Appendix IV - Classified notes on drugs and preparations
Appendix V - Selected organizations with a role in sports medicine