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Old Law, New Medicine

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Sheila McLeanInternational Bar Association Professor of Law and Ethics in Medicine, Glasgow University

ISBN13: 9780863584022
ISBN: 0863584020
Published: September 1998
Publisher: Rivers Oram Press
Format: paperback (C format)
Price: £14.25

This study offers guidance through the moral maze that intertwines the judgements of the medical profession on unborn life and the rights of citizens to life. The author argues that although current fashion tends to protect medical judgement, this effectively sanctions an abuse of human rights and that the law should never allow medical judgement to over-ride

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Setting the scene; the reproduction revolution - liberation or liability?; women and foetuses - whose rights?; a woman's ""right to choose""? - law, medicine and abortion; controlling fertility - the case of the mentally handicapped; the handicapped infant - to treat or not to treat?; choosing life or death; controlling or conceding the future?