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Vol 21 No 9 Sept/Oct 2016

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First Do No Harm: Law, Ethics and Healthcare (eBook)

Edited by: Sheila A.M. McLean

ISBN13: 9781409496199
Published: July 2008
Publisher: Ashgate Publishing Ltd
Country of Publication: UK
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This book is a collection of essays from leading figures in the field of medical law and ethics in honour of Professor Ken Mason, one of the most eminent scholars in the area.

The wide-ranging contents and the standing of the contributors mean that this collection will be an invaluable resource for anyone studying or working in medical law or medical ethics.

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Preface, Sheila McLean; An appreciation, Sandy McCall Smith; The legitimacy of medical law, Jonathan Montgomery; Cases and casuistry, Robin Downie; Contemporary challenges in the regulation of health practitioners, Ian Freckleton; The international health regulations: a new paradigm for global health Governance?, Lawrence Gostin; International medical research regulation: from ethics to law, Don Chalmers; Ethical and policy issues related to medical error and patient safety, Gerard Magill; Autonomy and its limits: what place for the public good?, Veronica English, Rebecca Mussell, Julian Sheather, Ann Somerville; The autonomy of others: reflections on the rise and rise of patient choice in contemporary medical law, Graeme Laurie; Conceptualising privacy in relation to medical research, Deryck Beylefeld; Human 'Guinea Pigs': why patients participate in clinical trials, Pamela Ferguson; Human(s) (as) medicine(s), Margot Brazier; The ethical challenges of biobanks: safeguarding altruism and trust, Alastair Campbell; Law reform, clinical research and adults without medical capacity - much needed clarification or a recipe for further uncertainty?, Jean McHale; Continuing conundrums in competency, John Devereux; Chester v Afshar: Sayonara, sub silentio, Sidaway?, David Meyers; 'Informed Consent' to medical treatment and the impotence of tort, Emily Jackson; Mark Anthony or Macbeth: some problems concerning the dead and the incompetent when it comes to consent, John Harris; No more 'Shock, Horror'? the declining significance of 'Sudden Shock' and the 'Horrifying Event' in psychiatric injury claims, Harvey Teff; Is there a right not to procreate?, Elaine Sutherland; Conscientious objection: a shield or a sword?, Bernard Dickens; Classifying abortion as a health matter: the case for de-criminalising abortion laws in Australia, Kerry Petersen; What's love got to do with it? regulating reproductive technologies and second hand emotions, Penelope Beem and Derek Morgan; Saviour siblings, Michael Freeman; Wrongful life, the welfare principle and the non-identity problem: some further complications, Soren Holm; Life-prolonging treatment and patients' legal rights, Loane Skene; From Bland to Burke: the law and politics of assisted nutrition and hydration, Sheila McLean; Euthanasia as a human right, Tom Campbell; The futility of opposing the legalisation of non-voluntary and voluntary euthanasia, Len Doyal; Defending the council of Europe's opposition to euthanasia, John Keown; Newborn screening for sickle cell disease: socio-ethical implications, Denise Avard, Linda Kharaboyan and Bartha Knoppers; The 'Do No Harm' principle and the genetic revolution in New Zealand, Mark Henaghan; Cloning, zoning and the harm principle, Roger Brownsword; Exposing harm: the erasure of animal bodies in health care law, Marie Fox; Is the Gender Recognition Act 2004 as important as it seems?, Kenneth Norrie; The positive side of health care rights,Christopher Newdick; In defence of doctors, Vivienne Harpwood; Index.