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  • A New Model for European Medical Device Regulationby S. Frank

    Europa Law Publishing 2003; US$ 104.00

    This book analyses the regulation of medical devices at the federal level in the United States and in the European Union. It covers fundamental aspects (substantive and procedural) of the regulation of medical devices in both regimes, in order to assess the current European institutional framework. The author proposes regulatory reforms for the regulation... more...

  • Zoonosi e sanità pubblicaby Elvira Matassa

    Springer Milan 2007; US$ 19.95

    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 gestaltenby Charles Beat Blankart; Erik Fasten; Hans-Peter Schwintowski

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2008; US$ 99.00

    Mit dem vorliegenden Buch ?Das deutsche Gesundheitswesen zukunftsfähig gestalten: Patientenseite stärken ? Reformunfähigkeit überwinden" soll ein Beitrag geleistet werden, die festgefahrene Diskussion zur nachhaltigen Entwicklung des deutschen Gesundheitswesens anzustoßen, indem verschiedene Felder der ökonomischen und rechtswissenschaftlichen Literatur... more...

  • The International Legal Governance of the Human Genomeby Chamundeeswari Kuppuswamy

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 54.95

    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...

  • First Do No Harmby Professor Sheila A M McLean

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 139.95

    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...

  • Autonomy, Consent and the Lawby Sheila A.M. McLean

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 61.95

    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...

  • Altruism Reconsideredby Peter Sýkora; Urban Wiesing; Dr Michael Steinmann

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 149.95

    Altruism Reconsidered combines both practical and conceptual multidisciplinary perspectives, setting the standard for a detailed and innovative discussion on the regulation of research on human tissue. more...

  • Property Rights in Blood, Genes and Databy Jasper A. Bovenberg

    BRILL 2005; US$ 92.00

    Taking a case and context driven approach and backing up traditional legal analysis with historical analogies, web-surveys and practical experience, Jasper Bovenberg provides counter-intuitive, provocative and practical answers and recommendations for such controversial issues as how to share the benefits of DNA research, whether or not to recognize... more...

  • Genomics and Public Healthby Bartha Maria Knoppers

    BRILL 2006; US$ 160.00

    When genomics and public health are integrated into society, it will create as many responsibilities as rights for citizens, researchers, and decision makers. Indeed, the expression of genetic risk factors in both common and infectious diseases is of great interest to public health. Policy development in this area then needs to tackle crucial themes... more...

  • Genetic Resources, Traditional Knowledge and the Lawby Evanson C. Kamau; Gerd Winter

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 48.95

    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...