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Vol 21 No 9 Sept/Oct 2016

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Palgrave Macmillan Law Masters: Medical Law 2nd ed

ISBN13: 9781137486585
Previous Edition ISBN: 9780230235328
Published: May 2015
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: £29.99

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The second edition of a major text provides a thorough exploration of medical law and ethics, written from the perspective of authors who are medical and health care practitioners as well as law lecturers. This unique combination of academic knowledge and professional experience provides a unique perspective through which the subject is examined with academic rigour underpinned by practical insights.

The text features an innovative series of scenarios threaded through each chapter to illustrate the practical realities behind the rules and concepts discussed. The format also includes mind maps, key terms, end of chapter summaries, self-test exercises and suggestions for further reading.

Medical Law
1. The Scope and Nature of Medical Law
2. The Contemporary Health Care Environment
3. Clinical Negligence
4. Capacity and Consent to Medical Treatment
5. The Beginning of Life
6. Children
7. Clinical Research
8. Human Tissue and Transplantation
9. Mental Health Law
10. The End-of-Life
11. Future Challenges