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Medical Law and Ethics (mylawchamber)

ISBN13: 9781408241318
Published: August 2012
Publisher: Pearson Education Ltd
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: £41.99

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Few subjects provoke as much controversy or debate as that of medical care, and the law that governs such an emotive area finds itself with the near-impossible task of simultaneously trying to regulate the medical profession and healthcare provision whilst upholding the rights of the millions of people who use those services every year.

Medical Law and Ethics combines an accessible explanation of the complex and challenging legal rules of medical care in England and Wales with a stimulating examination of the social, political and ethical arguments such care provokes.

It examines a broad range of issues, from the structure and organisation of the NHS, through the rules of clinical negligence, as well as focussing on the legal and ethical concerns around such deeply contentious areas as surrogacy, organ donation, abortion and euthanasia.

Written very much with newcomers to the area in mind, Leanne Bell lucidly outlines not just what the law is, but how it has developed over time and also provides insights as to how advances in medical technology and techniques may call for it to evolve in the future.

Medical Law
Chapter 1 - Structure of healthcare in England and Wales
Chapter 2- Introduction to medical ethics
Chapter 3- Clinical negligence I: introduction
Chapter 4- Clinical negligence II: causation
Chapter 5- Clinical negligence III: procedure and damagesChapter 6- Consent
Chapter 7- Confidentiality
Chapter 8- Beginning of life I: fertility and conception
Chapter 9- Beginning of life II: surrogacy
Chapter 10- Beginning of life III: abortion
Chapter 11- End of life I: euthenasia
Chapter 12- End of life II: neonaticide
Chapter 13- End of life III: organ donation
Chapter 14- Medical research