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- Taylor and Francis 2001; US$ 67.95
This book provides a comparative and accessible analysis of key areas of healthcare law, comparing English law with selected common and civil law jurisdictions within a framework of law and medical ethics, and encompassing pivotal cases, codes and legislation. The introduction examines medical decision making, and legal and ethical frameworks in Western... 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...
- 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...
- Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2007; US$ 42.95
Advance directive (AD) is a way of making a person's views known if he or she should become mentally incapable of giving consent, or making informed choices about treatment, in the future. This book advises users on their choices about treatment in the event of future episodes of mental illness, covering all legal and medical aspects of AD. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 62.95
After a brief introduction to some leading bio-ethical principles, Professor Devereux here examines the interplay of different areas of law as they impact on medical practice, such as constitutional limitations on the delivery of health care and the impact of the law of contract, tort and crime. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 42.95
Public alarm for random attacks by mentally ill people is at an all-time high. The brutal killing of Jill Dando, the TV personality, and the assault on George Harrison, the former Beatle, are among the cases which have undermined confidence in the mental health service. Community care is widely seen as a failed policy that has left too many people... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 61.95
This book explores legislation intended to protect the interests of people with disabilities or impairments. Considering a broad range of ethical and legal concerns which arise in issues of life, death and disability, it covers the social and legal responses to the equality rights of disabled people, focusing on those responses to: the right... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 63.95
The controversial topic of the technology of Pre-implantation Genetic Diagnosis, and the muddled approach to this subject adopted by the UK Parliament, is explored in detail in this volume. The author takes the viewpoint that the HFEA has taken insufficient notice to date of certain core ethical principles and makes the case for a much more ethically... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 61.95
Euthanasia, Ethics and the Law argues that the law governing the ending of life in England and Wales is unclear, confused and often contradictory. The book shows that the rules are in competition because the ethical principles underlying the rules are also diverse and conflicting. In mounting his case Richard Huxtable considers some familiar... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 63.95
Analyzing the concepts of intention and causation in euthanasia, this timely new book explores a broad selection of disciplines, including criminal and medical law, medical ethics, philosophy and social policy and suggests an alternative solution to the one currently used by the courts, based on grading different categories of killing into a formalized... more...