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Vol 23 No 11 Nov/Dec 2018

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Edited by: John Odgers, Pagets
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This book is now Out of Print.
A new edition was published, see:
Briefcase on Medical law 2nd ed isbn 9781859419540

Briefcase on Medical Law

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ISBN13: 9781859416099
ISBN: 1859416098
New Edition ISBN: 1859419542
Published: July 2001
Publisher: Routledge-Cavendish
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: Out of print



Medical law is a relatively new area of law. It draws on, and overlaps with, many other areas of law such as tort, family law, human rights and criminal law. Apart from this hybrid legal basis, it is also informed by bioethical theory. This book draws those elements together to form a comprehensible and succinct overview. The cases - and other relevant material - will be linked by short comments that help to explain their legal relevance. A brief introduction to the ethical principles that govern the provision of health care will provide a framework for considering the issues that arise in the cases. This will include discussion of the principles of autonomy, beneficence, non-maleficence, justice and veracity. Following this, relevant cases and important judicial dicta will illustrate the legal rules and principles of each key area of health care law. Relevant statutory material will be included, as will appropriate extracts from professional bodies' codes of practice. Interspersed with the cases and materials, 'think points' will be used to test the student's understanding and act as a guide towards the important and contentious issues.

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Subjects:
Student Revision Aids
Contents:
Ethical Framework; Consent to Treatment; The Incompetent Patient; Children; Refusal of Treatment; Death and Euthanasia; Organ Transplantation and the use of Body Parts; Abortion and Reproductive Law; Mental Health Law; Confidentiality and Data Protection; Patient's Rights; Medical Negligence; Liability in Criminal Law; Professional Liability; Control of Communicable Diseases; Useful References and Internet Links.