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- 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...
- Springer 2013; US$ 64.99
Fortschritte in der Medizin, in der Genomforschung und in der Informationstechnik stellen den Datenschutz vor ein Dilemma: Forschung und die Anwendung neuer Methoden setzen häufig voraus, dass personenbezogene Daten in großem Umfang zentral verfügbar, verteilbar und verknüpfbar sind. Gleichzeitig bergen zentrale Datensammlungen... more...
- Springer 2008; US$ 129.99
Enhanced knowledge of the nature and causes of mental disorder have led increasingly to a need for the recruitment of a cognitively vulnerablea (TM) participants in biomedical research. These individuals often fall into the a grey areaa (TM) between obvious decisional competence and obvious decisional incompetence and, as a result, may not be recognised... more...
- Hart Publishing Limited 2001; US$ 81.00
Many advocates of euthanasia consider the criminal law to be an inappropriate medium to adjudicate the ethical and humanitarian dilemmas associated with end of life decisions. This work examines the legal response to euthanasia and end of life decisions. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 63.95
The book explores and explains the relationship between law and ethics in the context of medically related research in order to provide a practical guide to understanding for members of research ethics committees (RECs), professionals involved with medical research and those with an academic interest in the subject. Healthcare Research Ethics... 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...
- BRILL 2005; US$ 92.00
Taking a context-driven approach and backing up traditional legal analysis, this work provides practical answers and recommendations for such controversial issues as how to share the benefits of DNA research, whether or not to recognize personal property rights in bodily material, and access to biomedical datasets in academia. more...
- Hart Publishing Limited 1998; US$ 55.80
As developments in human genetics proceed apace,the regulation of genetic research and its applications is set to represent one of the major legal challenges of the next century. At every turn - in the fields of medicine and commerce, in insurance and employment, in the family and even in the criminal justice system - advances in human genetics threaten... more...
- NYU Press 2013; US$ 35.00
No federal law in the United States requires that egg or sperm donors or recipients exchange any information with the offspring that result from the donation. Donors typically enter into contracts with fertility clinics or sperm banks which promise them anonymity. The parents may know the donor’s hair color, height, IQ, college, and profession;... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 61.95
Recent debates about uses and abuses of the human body in medicine have highlighted the need for a thorough discussion of the ethics of the uses of bodies, both living and dead. Thorough and comprehensive, this volume explores different views of the significance of the human body and contrasting those which regard it as a commodity or personal... more...