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Zoonosi e sanità pubblica: Un approccio interdisciplinare per un problema emergente (Italian Edition)Springer 2007; US$ 23.99
Le zoonosi, cioè le infezioni naturalmente trasmissibili tra le altre specie animali e l'uomo, costituiscono oggi, anche nei paesi sviluppati, un problema emergente. Mutamenti climatici, flussi migratori umani, crescita degli scambi internazionali e guerre favoriscono sia il riemergere di malattie considerate rare, sia l'introduzione in nuove aree... more...
Das deutsche Gesundheitswesen zukunftsfähig gestalten: Patientenseite stärken - Reformunfähigkeit überwinden (German Edition)Springer 2008; US$ 99.99
Die Debatte um die nachhaltige Entwicklung des deutschen Gesundheitswesens ist festgefahren. Mit dem Buch soll die Diskussion wieder in Gang gesetzt werden, indem verschiedene Felder der ökonomischen und rechtswissenschaftlichen Literatur zusammengeführt werden. Ziel ist die Entwicklung eines tragfähigen und vor allem durchsetzbaren Zukunftskonzepts.... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 49.95
The human genome is a well known symbol of scientific and technological progress in the twenty-first century. However, concerns about the exacerbation of inequalities between the rich and the poor, the developing and the developed states, the healthy and the unhealthy are causing problems for the progress of scientific research. The international... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2008; US$ 130.00
This collection of essays from leading figures in the field of medical law and ethics is a lasting testimony to the work of one of the most eminent scholars in the area, Professor Ken Mason. 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... more...
- Hart Publishing Limited 2009; US$ 45.90
Presents a discussion of problems that are central to the courts' approach to ethical issues in medical law. This book surveys the main issues in medical law, noting in relation to each issue the power wielded by autonomy, asking whether that power can be justified, and suggesting how other principles can and should contribute to the law. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 55.95
Autonomy is often said to be the dominant ethical principle in modern bioethics, and it is also important in law. Respect for autonomy is said to underpin the law of consent, which is theoretically designed to protect the right of patients to make decisions based on their own values and for their own reasons. The notion that consent underpins beneficent... more...
- BRILL 2006; US$ 160.00
Policy development in the area of genetic risk factors needs to tackle such themes as: research and its application to public health and genomic medicine, the authority of the state, and the roles and responsibilities of citizens and the State. This book provides an insightful exploration of both research possibilities and the role of the state. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 130.00
The need to regulate access to genetic resources and ensure a fair and equitable sharing of any resulting benefits was at the core of the development of the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD). The CBD established a series of principles and requirements around access and benefit sharing (ABS) in order to increase transparency and equity in the... more...